Escaped Hopkins Co. inmate back in custody - Tri-State News, Weather & Sports

Escaped Hopkins Co. inmate back in custody

Wilton E. Hollifield, 40. (Source: KSP) Wilton E. Hollifield, 40. (Source: KSP)
HOPKINS CO., KY (WFIE) -

The inmate who troopers say had escaped in Hopkins County has been arrested in Jessamine County. 

According to KSP, 40-year-old Wilton E. Hollifield escaped while out on work release Thursday morning at Madisonville City Hall. We're told Hollifield stole a City of Madisonville pickup truck and headed south on US41.

He was in jail on charges of burglary and fraudulent use of a credit card.

Troopers say Hollifield was taken into custody in Jessamine County around noon Monday. 

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