KCSD deputies locate escaped fugitive in a tree house

The Knox County Sheriff's Department is reporting that on September 10, 2016 at 10:50 pm Knox County 911 received a call that Shane Browning was knocking on doors on Tyler Jones Lane in Hinkle.

Shane Browning escaped from a Knox County Detention Center work detail on August 22, 2016.

Knox County Deputies Andrew Lawson, Mikey Ashurst and Sidney Wagner responded to the area.

After contacting the caller, they begin canvassing the neighborhood in an attempt to locate Browning. On September 11 at 12:20 am Shane Browning was located while hiding inside a tree house on KY 1304 in Hinkle.

Shane Browning age 24 of Flat Lick, KY was arrested on a Knox County Arrest Warrant for Escape 2nd Degree.

Shane Browning was also wanted on a six Knox County Bench Warrants for failure to appear on charges of Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument, Tampering with Physical Evidence, Giving False Name or Address, Receiving Stolen Property, Operating on Suspended/Revoked Operators License (3 counts), No Insurance (3 counts), Failure to Wear Seat Belts (2 counts), No Registration Plates (3 counts), Improper Equipment and Contempt of Court (2 counts).

Shane Browning was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

Photo ourtesy of the Knox County Detention Center.


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