Weeks escUPDATE: SMITHS GROVE, Ky. (1/17/20) — Kentucky State Police Post 3 in Bowling Green reports receiving a call 8:45 a.m. today stating a suspicious person was at a gas station in Smiths Grove.

Trooper Kevin Mayfield responded to the call, where he came in contact with Christian County Jail escapee Wayne Weeks, KSP indicated. Weeks was arrested without incident and taken to Warren County Jail.

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HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (1/11/20) — Kentucky State Police Post 2 in Madisonville is looking for an escapee from Christian County Jail.

Troopers received a call around 10:15 p.m. Friday stating an inmate had escaped while on work release at the Senior Citizen’s Center in Hopkinsville, KSP indicated.
 
The escapee is identified as Wayne Eldridge Weeks, 38 of Mt. Olivet. He was listed as being held on charges of theft, bail jumping and possession of heroin.

He is described as a white male, with brown hair, brown eyes, approximately 6-feet tall and weighs 260 pounds.

Weeks was last seen wearing a turquoise short sleeve T-shirt, a dark blue, lightweight jacket and jeans, Post 2 Spokesman Rob Austin reports. He has a tattoo of a Celtic knot on his right wrist, Grateful Dead symbol on his right forearm, Grateful Dead dancing bears on his left forearm and other tattoos on his right and left calves, according to the report.

Anyone with information is asked to call (270) 676-3313 or Text a Tip via the KSP app. Callers can opt to remain anonymous.

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