Marshall County escapees located, arrested

UPDATE 4/11/15:

Kentucky State Police and the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office have arrested the remaining two inmates who escaped from the Marshall County Detention Center.

Both men were found around 9:00 Friday night in the Hardin community.

Travis Bonapfel was charged with Escape, 2nd Degree and Violation of Parole. He was taken to the Marshall County Detention Center with no bond.

Jeremiah Nicholas was charged with Escape, 2nd Degree and also taken to the Marshall County Detention Center with no bond.


UPDATE 4/7/15: 

Kentucky State Trooper David Dick says one of the escaped Marshall County inmates has turned himself in.

Gage Jobe is in custody at the Marshall County Detention Center.

According to Trooper Dick, Jobe made contact with a citizen who then directed him to the authorities.

Jobe is the same inmate who threatened harm to anyone who tried to catch him. 

Trooper Dick says Jobe did not try to hurt the citizen who had made contact with.

Police are still looking for the other escaped inmates, Jeremiah Nicholas and Travis Bonapfel.

If you have any information on where they might be, you’re asked to call Kentucky State Police at 1-800-222-5555 or 1-270-856-3721. If you see these inmates, you are asked to call 911.


UPDATE 4/5/15:

On Saturday, deputies with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office responded to Mike Miller Park in reference to a park vehicle stolen.

The vehicle is described as a 2003 Ford F-150, red in color, bearing Kentucky Official Tag K9997.

The truck is a single cab with “Marshall County Parks” written on the side.  There is also a silver tool box in the bed of the truck.  Detention center clothing was found near the scene of the theft.  Also stolen from the park were brown coveralls from a storage facility. 

It is believed that all three escapees may be in the truck dressed in these coveralls.  The public is asked to continue to be on the lookout for all three individuals. 

Anyone with information regarding a possible location is asked to contact Kentucky State Police or dial 911.  Kentucky State Police and Marshall County Sheriff’s Office continue to investigate.


ORIGINAL STORY:

Kentucky State Police are looking for three inmates who escaped from the Marshall County Jail in Benton, Kentucky on Friday night.

27-year-old Travis L. Bonapfel was last seen wearing a long sleeve black shirt, blue jeans, and black and white shoes. He’s approximately 6-feet-3-inches tall and weighs 200 pounds. He’s convicted of trafficking heroin and other controlled substances from Campbell County, Kentucky.

23-year-old Gage A. Jobe was last seen in a dark blue coat, blue jeans, and gray shoes. He’s described as 5-feet-11-inches tall and weighs 205 pounds. He’s convicted of receiving stolen property and wanton endangerment in Marshall County.

21-year-old Jeremiah J. Nicholas is described as 6-feet-5-inches tall and weighs 250 pounds. He was last seen in a black toboggan, black long sleeve shirt, gray undershirt, blue jeans, and black shoes. He was convicted of burglary and unlawful possession of meth in Calloway and Marshall counties.

Trooper Jay Thomas says police believe the men walked away from the facility, but details are still being investigated.

If you have any information on where they might be, you’re asked to call Kentucky State Police at 1-800-222-5555 or 1-270-856-3721. If you see these inmates, you are asked to call 911.

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