SOMERSET, KY - According to the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office, Sheriff Bobby Jones is reporting that the escapee, Samual Baker has been arrested in El Dorado, Kansas in Butler County.
Baker was with Adriana Brown, and both were arrested in El Dorado on local charges. To our knowledge they were taken into custody without incident or injuries to anyone. We will update as we get more information.
Photos are from the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office.
Previously, Sheriff Jones had released the following report.
Sheriff Bobby Jones reports the escape of a Somerset man, on ankle monitor awaiting trial for Murder.
Samuel Baker, 24 years of age, of Somerset, KY was indicted in April, 2021 for Murder, Burglary 1st Degree, Convicted Felon in Possession of a Handgun and Persistent Felony Offender for the March, 2021 shooting death of Robert Claunch in Faubush, KY.
Baker was provided a bond reduction in August, 2023 while awaiting trial and was placed on home incarceration with an ankle monitor.
In the early morning hours of November 22, 2023, Baker removed his ankle monitoring device and left his home on Hwy 39, Somerset, KY in a 2017 red Chevrolet Corvette.
It is believed, when Baker fled from the residence he also took a firearm with him. The Corvette has since been recovered in northern Pulaski County. Baker was not with the vehicle.
Baker is believed to be in the company of an Adriana Brown, 28 years of age, in a 2016 black Dodge Grand Caravan. He is believed to be armed and dangerous.
If you encounter Baker, or believe to know where he is, do not approach. Call 911 and report the information to authorities.
Sheriff Bobby Jones asks if you have any information about drug activity or any crime to contact our tip line at 606-679-8477. You can also leave a tip on our webpage at www.PulaskiSheriff.com