Authorities located escaped Muhlenberg Co. inmate

Authorities located escaped Muhlenberg Co. inmate

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MUHLENBERG CO., KY (WFIE) -

An escaped inmate from Muhlenberg County Detention Center has been located by authorities.

The Kentucky State Police say they received a call from the detention center that an inmate that had failed to return from work release. 

Troopers say Kristopher D. Newman had failed to return to the center after completing his work release detail. During the investigation, it was learned that he was driving a Red Dodge Truck. 

A little after noon, troopers located the vehicle traveling on the Pennyrile Parkway, at the Morton's Gap exit. 

Newman was arrested without incident and taken back to the Muhlenberg County Detention Center.

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