Thomas Brent Tyler Crowe


RICHMOND, KY – The Kentucky State Police (KSP) reported Wednesday that KSP Post 7, Richmond, had been notified that the Madison County Sheriff’s Office had apprehended an inmate that escaped custody earlier this week.

On Monday, Thomas Brent Tyler Crowe who was serving a sentence for Promoting Contraband 1st Degree and Assault 2nd Degree, escaped from a detention bus and went on the run.

Crowe age 31, was captured by the Madison County Sheriff’s Office just before 5:00 P.M., Tuesday, August 8, 2023.

Thomas Crowe was charged with:

  • Escape 2nd

This individual was lodged in the Madison County Detention Center.

Photo of the accused is courtesy of the Madison County Detention Center.

Original News Release below:

RICHMOND, Ky. (August 7, 2023) – The Kentucky State Police, Post 7, in Richmond, was contacted just before 11:30 a.m. today by the Madison County Detention Center regarding an escaped inmate.

The initial investigation alleges Thomas B. Crowe, 31 years old of Richmond, KY, escaped custody and fled from the detention bus en route to a rehabilitation facility. He is described as being 5’11” tall, weighing 159 pounds, with blue eyes and brown hair. He was last seen wearing a blue t-shirt, khaki shorts. Crowe has a scar above his right eye, a birthmark on his right shoulder, and multiple tattoos on his arms.

Crowe was serving a sentence for Promoting Contraband 1st Degree and Assault 2nd Degree.

Anyone who may have information about the location of Thomas B. Crowe is asked to call their local law enforcement or KSP Post 7 at 859.623.2404.

The ongoing investigation is being conducted by KSP Trooper John O’dea.

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