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KSP Arrests Fugitive from Out-of-State

Date of News Release: 07/19/2016

EARLINGTON, Ky. - (July 18, 2016) The Kentucky State Police has arrested a Missouri man on an out-of-state warrant.

On Monday, July 18, at approximately 7:19 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Post 2 Madisonville received a call in reference to a suspicious person on Cothran Lane in Earlington. The caller advised a male subject had come to their residence and advised that he was there to perform maintenance on their satellite dish to fix a problem. The caller was concerned since they were not experiencing any issues with their service. The subject left and the caller contacted the KSP.

Troopers Rob Austin and Daniel Holland responded to the area. Trooper Austin located the subject on Oakwood Avenue in Earlington. A records check revealed that the individual had an active arrest warrant from St. Louis County (MO) for Assault 2nd Degree.

Arrested without incident was Darrius Randle, 20, St. Louis, MO. Randle was charged with Fugitive from Another State and lodged in the Hopkins County Jail.

KSP has a toll-free number (1-800-222-5555) that citizens can call to confidentially report impaired drivers or criminal activity. They can also download the free KSP mobile phone app. The app provides quick, direct access to KSP including weather, road and traffic information as well as text, voice and photo tip capabilities to report criminal behavior. The app is available for iPhone, iPad and Android applications and can be easily downloaded free of charge through Apple and Google Play stores.