CHRISTIAN COUNTY, Kentucky (FOX19) - Kentucky State Police are searching for a man who they said escaped from the Christian County Detention Center on Saturday.
State police said Wayne Weeks, 38, escaped from the Hopkinsville jail’s custody while on work release Saturday evening around 5:30 p.m.
According to KSP, he has ties in the Mount Olivet area and may be traveling there.
Weeks is described as 6 feet tall and 260 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. He was reportedly wearing a turquoise short sleeve T-shirt, a dark blue jacket and jeans when he was last seen.
He reportedly has multiple tattoos, including a Celtic knot on his right wrist, a Grateful Dead symbol on his right forearm, Grateful Dead dancing bears on his left forearm and other various tattoos on both his calves.
According to KSP, Weeks had been lodged in the jail on four charges, including receiving stolen property under $10,000, two counts of bail jumping and possession of a controlled substance.
Anyone with information on Weeks or his whereabouts is asked to call KSP Post 6 at 859-428-1212 or submit a tip through the KSP app. Calls can remain anonymous.