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Update (Arrests Made) - KSP Investigates Escaped Inmates in Lee County

Date of News Release: 04/09/2015

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(Beattyville, KY) - The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post has been notified that the two inmates who escaped from the custody of the Wolfe County Jailer on March 25, 2015, are back in custody.

John Trent, 23 years old of Campton, was found yesterday, April 8, 2015, and arrested by the Clay City Police Department. Dallas Trent, 19 years old of Campton, was found this afternoon in Powell County and arrested by Trooper Britt Rollins from the KSP Morehead Post. Both individuals have been lodged in the Powell County Detention Center, charged with Escape 2nd Degree.

Original News Release Below:

 

KSP Investigates Escaped Inmates in Lee County

Date of News Release: 03/25/2015

(Beattyville, KY) - The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post was notified that two inmates escaped from the custody of the Wolfe County Jailer, on HWY-498 in Lee County today.

The initial investigation alleges that cousins, Dallas Trent, 19 years old of Campton, and John Trent, 23 years old of Campton, escaped this afternoon at approximately 12:30 pm. It is alleged that both suspects escaped out of a transport vehicle while traveling back to Wolfe County from Three Forks Regional Jail in Beattyville, Ky.

Both subjects were being detained after being indicted by the Wolfe County Grand Jury for Robbery 1st Degree.

Dallas and John Trent are both described as being approximately 5'7" tall and weighing 140 pounds. They were last seen wearing a white t-shirt and pants of an unknown color.

Anyone with information about the possible location of Dallas Trent or John Trent is asked to contact local law enforcement or the Kentucky State Police at 859-623-2404 or 1-800-222-5555.