Escaped Marshall County inmate found hiding in closet

UPDATE:  Kentucky State Police with Graves County Sheriff’s Deputies located and arrested an escaped Marshall County inmate.

Officers arrested Jeremy Meadows who escaped in December 2017 from the Marshall County Jail.

A Graves County Deputy received information Meadows was at a home on Highway 408 East on Graves County.

During the search, they found Meadows hiding in a closet.

Meadows was arrested and charged with Second Degree Escape and lodged in the Graves County Jail.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kentucky State Police Post 1 at 270-856-3721 or anonymously at 1-800-222-5555.  Citizens may also report tips anonymously through the KSP app.  The app is available for iPhone, iPad and Android applications and can be easily downloaded free of charge through Apple and Google Play stores.

Tammy Lamb

UPDATE: Troopers have arrested a Murray woman accused of helping a Marshall County, Kentucky, inmate who escaped from the county jail Thursday morning.

Kentucky State Police investigators say they found the SUV that picked up Jeremy Meadows shortly after he walked off a work detail Thursday morning. Troopers found the vehicle at a home on Ledbetter Road in Calloway County. At the home, they found 44-year-old Tammy Lamb. She was taken into custody and jailed in the Marshall County Jail.

Lamb is charged with second degree escape.

KSP Trooper Jody Cash says Lamb is believed to have helped Meadows escape. “Anyone involved in escape is subject to being charged with that escape,” Cash explains.

KSP is still looking for Meadows, who is considered armed and dangerous.

UPDATE: State police have released additional information regarding the search for an escaped Marshall County inmate.

Troopers say Jeremy Meadows got into a gold or silver, late 1990s or early 2000s Chevrolet Tahoe or Suburban soon after he walked off a work detail Thursday morning.

KSP sent out a photo of the vehicle. If you have seen it or Meadows, you can call Kentucky State Police at 270-856-3721 or your local law enforcement agency.


MARSHALL COUNTY, KY — Kentucky State Police are looking for an inmate that escaped from the Marshall County Jail.

Jeremy Meadows

Troopers say 27-year-old Jeremy Meadows of Water Valley left a work assignment at approximately 10 a.m.

Meadows is 6 feet tall, 140 pounds with blue eyes and short brown hair. He has numerous tattoos, including visible horn tattoos on each facial temple.

He should be considered armed and dangerous, and not be approached.

Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Meadows should call their local law enforcement agency, or Kentucky State Police at 270-856-3721.

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