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Troopers Arrest Escapee In Sonora

Date of News Release: 02/28/2016

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(SONORA, KY.) – Kentucky State Police Post 4 Troopers have arrested a Hardin Co. woman wanted for escaping from the West Ky. Correctional Complex. On Sunday, February 28, 2016 at approximately 12:22 EDST Lostia M. Shreves (30) of Cecilia, who was serving time for Possession of a Controlled Substance 1st, Burglary 3rd, and Unlawful Distribution of Meth Precursor was located at a vacant residence off Harpool Ln. in the Flint Hill area. Ms. Shreves had entered the residence and Troopers found her alone inside. She was placed under arrest without incident. She now faces new charges for Burglary 3rd and will be lodged in the Hardin Co. Detention Ctr. The arrest and Investigation is being handled by Tpr. Scott Wheatley.

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KSP Searching for an Escapee from Western Kentucky Correctional Complex near Eddyville, KY

Date of News Release: 02/18/2016

(Eddyville, KY) - On February 17, 2015 at approximately 9:00 P.M., the Western Kentucky Correctional Complex, located near Eddyville, KY, contacted the Kentucky State Police, Post 1 Mayfield. The staff advised after a head count search, they discovered an inmate missing. Lostia M. Shreves, of Cecilia, KY is described as a 40 year old white female, 5'7" with short brown hair and blue eyes. Shreves was last seen wearing a grey sweatshirt, Khaki pants, white t-shirt, a fisherman style hat and black boots at the time of her escape. Shreves is serving time for a Probation Violation for Felony Offense. The charges that led to the probation violation were, Possession of a controlled substance 1st degree, Unlawful distribution of meth precursors - 1st offense, and Burglary 3rd.

A grey sweatshirt and other inmate clothing has been located near the Western Kentucky Correctional Complex grounds. It is possible that Shreves may have changed her clothing.

At 9:12 P.M. Kentucky State Police received a report of a stolen vehicle from a residence near the Western Kentucky Correctional Complex. It is possible that Shreves may be in this vehicle. The vehicle is described as a Maroon 1997 Ford F150 bearing Kentucky License Plate 8472CG.

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The Kentucky State Police is investigating the escape. If anyone has any contact with these subjects, contact the Kentucky State Police, Post 1 Mayfield at 1-800-222-5555.