Master Trooper Norman Chaffins
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 4, Elizabethtown
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Breckinridge County Escapee Remains At Large
Date of News Release: 09/03/2012
(HARDINSBURG, KY) -– On Friday, August 31, 2012 at approximately 3:00 p.m. ET, David Dowell, 51, of Hardinsburg escaped from the Breckinridge County Detention Center. Dowell was part of a work detail and was at the detention center folding a tarp when he simply walked away. Dowell was serving time for a probation violation on a Burglary and Assault charge and had approximately 7 months left on his sentence. Dowell has relatives in Breckinridge County and is believed to still be in the area. Dowell is described as a white male, 6'0", 180 lbs., brown hair, blue eyes. If you know of Dowell's whereabouts you may contact the KSP Post in Elizabethtown at (270) 766-5078 or (800) 222-5555. Tpr. Jason Drane is conducting the ongoing investigation.