TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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McCracken County Escapee Arrested
Date of News Release: 09/11/2012
(Hickory, KY) – Escapee, Edward B. Young has been apprehended today (9-11-12) by the Muhlenberg County Sheriff's Department at approximately 1525 hours. Young escaped from the Keeton Correctional Facility in Paducah, Kentucky on August 29, 2012. Young was charged by the Muhlenberg County Sheriff's Office with Public Intoxication and Giving a Police Officer a False Name. Young has also been charged with Escape Second Degree (Class D felony). Young was lodged in the Muhlenberg County Detention Center.
Original News Release Below:
McCracken County escapee from the Keeton Correctional Facility
Date of News Release: 08/29/2012
(Paducah, KY)- Kentucky State Police and local law enforcement are currently investigating the escape of an inmate from the Keeton Correctional Facility in Paducah. Edward B. Young, 37 year old, white male. He weighs approximately 210 pounds and stand 6'2" tall. Edwards was incarcerated for theft and drug charges. Edwards has a history of car thefts, so residents need to be vigilant and lock their cars and homes. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Edward Young is asked to contact the Kentucky State Police, Post 1 at 270-856-3721.