KSP Banner KSP Banner

News Releases

KSP Requests Assistance in Locating Escapee

Date of News Release: 4/24/2017

Madisonville, Ky.(April 24, 2017) – The Kentucky State Police Post 2 is requesting the assistance of the public in locating an inmate that escaped custody in Webster County and is now on the run. On April 24, 2017, at or around 1145 hours, Jack Wayne Phillips walked off from a work release detail at the Webster County Animal Shelter (dog pound area).

Phillips was last seen wearing a long sleeve orange shirt and khaki pants. Phillips is a Class D felon inmate who was currently serving time in the Webster County Detention Facility for Trafficking in a Controlled Substance (Heroin)-1st Degree, Tampering with Physical Evidence, Drug Paraphernalia and traffic offenses out of Grant County. He also has several other drug related convictions and traffic offenses out of Mason County.

Jack Wayne Phillips
White male, 61 years old
Height- 6’00”
Weight- 140 pounds
Hair- Gray
Eyes- Blue
Skin- Fair

Jack Wayne Phillips Jack Wayne PhillipsJack Wayne Phillips

If anyone has information on the whereabouts of this escaped inmate, please contact Kentucky State Police Post 2 at 270-676-3313 or call 911. Callers may remain anonymous.

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.