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KSP Needs Your Help to Locate Escapee

KSP Needs Your Help to Locate Escapee

Bill Stephens

April 25th, 2017


Madisonville, Ky.(April 24, 2017) – The Kentucky State Police Post 2 is requesting the assistance of the public in locating an inmate that escaped custody in Webster County and is now on the run. On April 24, 2017, at or around 1145 hours, Jack Wayne Phillips walked off from a work release detail at the Webster County Animal Shelter (dog pound area).

Phillips was last seen wearing a long sleeve orange shirt and khaki pants. Phillips is a Class D felon inmate who was currently serving time in the Webster County Detention Facility for Trafficking in a Controlled Substance (Heroin)-1st Degree, Tampering with Physical Evidence, Drug Paraphernalia and traffic offenses out of Grant County. He also has several other drug related convictions and traffic offenses out of Mason County.

Jack Wayne Phillips
White male, 61 years old
Height- 6’00”
Weight- 140 pounds
Hair- Gray
Eyes- Blue
Skin- Fair



Jack Wayne Phillips

If anyone has information on the whereabouts of this escaped inmate, please contact Kentucky State Police Post 2 at 270-676-3313 or call 911. Callers may remain anonymous.

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