Trooper Jeffrey Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 4, Elizabethtown
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Hardin County Escapee Captured In Ohio
Date of News Release: 03/20/2013
(ELIZABETHTOWN, KY) -- Ryan C. Jones, the Hardin County Detention Center inmate that walked away from work release on Friday March 15, 2013 was captured in Fairborn, OH on Tuesday, March 19, 2013 and arrested without incident. He is awaiting extradition back to Hardin County.
Original News Release Below:
Hardin County Inmate Facing Escape Charges After Walk-Off From Work Detail
Date of News Release: 03/16/2013
(ELIZABETHTOWN, KY) -- On Friday, March 15, 2013 at approximately 3:38 p.m. ET Post 4 received a call from the Hardin County Detention Center stating that inmate, Ryan C. Jones, age 20 from Dayton, OH, walked away from his work release at Saunders Springs Preserve in Radcliff, KY at 1:00 p.m. ET. Jones is described as a white male, 5'8", 200 lbs., brown eyes, brown hair. Jones may be trying to get back to Dayton, but also has ties in the Radcliff area. Jones was serving time for Fleeing or Evading Police 1st Degree and Wanton Endangerment 1st Degree. Anyone with information on Jones? whereabouts is encouraged to call the Kentucky State Police Post in Elizabethtown at (270) 766-5078 or dial 1 (800) 222-5555. Callers may remain anonymous. Tpr. Josh Cummings is investigating.