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KSP Seeking Escaped Inmate

Date of News Release: 07/20/2014

Troy S. Lyons

Hopkinsville, KY (Christian County) - On Saturday, July 19, 2014, at approximately 11:30 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Post 2 Madisonville was contacted by the Christian County Restricted Custody Care Center in reference to an inmate that escaped. The escapee was on work release at the James E. Bruce Convention Center in Hopkinsville, KY. While there, the inmate escaped on foot.

Wanted for Escape 2nd Degree (Class D Felony) is:

Troy S. Lyons

  • Age: 36
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
  • Height: 5'7"
  • Weight: 187
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eyes: Brown

Mr. Lyons was last seen wearing a red and white sweat shirt style shirt, blue jeans, and white tennis shoes. He was incarcerated for Possession Controlled Substance, Drug Paraphernalia, Trafficking in Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana, Persistent Felony Offender, Criminal Possession Forged Instrument 2nd Degree, and Assault 2nd. Mr. Lyons has multiple tattoos.

If you come into contact with him, do not try to apprehend him; dial 911 or contact the Kentucky State Police at 1-270-676-3313 or toll-free, in Kentucky, at 1-800-222-5555 or your local law enforcement.