KSP Investigates Escaped Inmate in Estill County

(Irvine, KY) - The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post was notified that an inmate escaped from the custody of an Estill County Deputy, on Kirkland Ave. in Irvine last night.

The initial investigation alleges that Jason Gay 37 years old of Berea, escaped last night at approximately 11:30 P.M..

It is alleged that Gay escaped custody of an Estill County deputy while being transported to Estill County Jail. Gay then allegedly stole a 1988 Dodge Dakota from the EH water plant in Irvine.

The vehicle was later located unoccupied in Irvine.

Gay is still at large at this time

Gay was being detained for receiving stolen property and drug related charges.

Jason Gay is described as being approximately 5’7” tall and weighing 160 pounds. He was last seen wearing an orange hooded sweat shirt, blue jeans and white shoes.

Anyone with information about the possible location of Jason Gay is asked to contact local law enforcement or the Kentucky State Police at 859-623-2404 or 1-800-222-5555. 

Pictured is the suspect Jason Gay.


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