Escaped Kentucky inmate caught in Evansville

KSP looking for escaped inmate

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (WFIE) - State police say an escaped Kentucky inmate was caught in Evansville.

KSP says 61-year-old Creadell E. Hubbard, who they say is a violent felony offender, escaped the Christian County Detention Center during the overnight hours Monday night into Tuesday morning. He was last seen in the jail at midnight for roll call.

State police say Hubbard’s orange detention jumpsuit was found in the air duct at the jail.

Creadell E. Hubbard, 61.
Creadell E. Hubbard, 61. (Source: Kentucky State Police)

KSP says Hubbard was caught in Evansville around 2 a.m. Thursday. State police say Hubbard has a previous address in Evansville.

According to the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office, a deputy found information suggesting Hubbard might have been in Evansville. Law enforcement investigated this information and found the 61-year-old man on Herbert Avenue.

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