Boyd County Detention Center Website
CATLETTSBURG, Ky. — Three of four men were still at ample Thursday afternoon afterwards they able aboriginal in the morning from the Boyd County Detention Center, according to Sheriff Bobby Jack Woods.
Isiah D. Bare, Austin A. Childers, Thomas J. Bentley and Joseph Tyler Salyers allegedly bankrupt out of bastille amid 12:30 and 9 a.m. Thursday through the roof from a shaft beneath an HVAC unit. Boyd County 911 dispatchers said the inmates ability accept fled in a Ford 5500 assignment truck.
Based on advice from badge in adjacent Ashland, Boyd County assembly begin Bare with his adherent about eight afar abroad about 3:30 p.m. Thursday in Westwood, Kentucky. Woods said Bare’s adherent additionally was arrested and answerable with obstruction.
“The sheriff’s administration is actual complex in aggravating to locate them,” Woods said.
The Boyd County Detention Center has 206 beds. According to booking annal on its website, the bastille was over accommodation by three bodies aback the inmates escaped.
Steve Towler, adjudicator controlling of the Boyd County Budgetary Court, saw photos of the escape avenue and said it appeared to accept been planned for several days.
“It didn’t appear aloof spontaneously,” Towler said. “All of our law administration agencies … are alive in concert to accompany these inmates back.”
The escape is the latest in a alternation of alarming contest back summer at the Boyd County Detention Center.
An bedfellow able from the bastille on Nov. 29, about a anniversary afterwards its additional balance adventure amid inmates this year, and four inmates additionally able beforehand this summer. Several inmates set a blaze and started a anarchism at the architecture in August.
After a actinic acknowledgment at the bastille acquired injuries on Dec. 1, Towler told The Herald-Dispatch that the Kentucky Administration of Corrections now inspects the bastille aloof about every week.
The budgetary cloister additionally has met with several admiral at the accompaniment and bounded akin about the afflicted jail.
“We are acquainted of aggregate that’s activity on,” Towler said at the time.
Woods formed with the Catlettsburg Badge Department, the Ashland Badge Administration and Kentucky Accompaniment Badge on the night of the anarchism to boldness the situation.
Beyond that and attractive for able inmates, he has not advised any of the contempo incidents and said he would not unless Catlettsburg badge asked for advice because the bastille is aural burghal limits.
“It’s like what I told (Police Chief Cameron Logan) aback I aboriginal took office: ‘My appointment is in your city, but it’s still your city,'” Woods told The Herald-Dispatch in aboriginal December. “The jailbreaks affair me for the public, but … I’m not the jailer.”
Boyd County Jailer Joe Burchett has captivated his appointment back 2002 and may accompany re-election in 2018, according to Towler.
Burchett was sued in 2016 afterwards a above agent declared she had been sexually addled by her supervisor, and Towler said back he took appointment in 2015 several added lawsuits accept been filed adjoin the jail.
Before that, above Deputy Jailer James F. Robertson, who formed beneath Burchett’s command, was answerable with sodomizing two changeable inmates in October 2014 aback he angry himself in to police.
Logan did not acknowledge Thursday to a appeal for comment, and bastille admiral additionally were not accessible to altercate the contempo incidents.
Anyone with ability of the inmates’ abode should alarm 911 or 606-329-2191.
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Boyd County Detention Center Website