Monday, May 26, 2014

Inmate escapes jail custody following medical treatment

        The Kentucky State Police (KSP) reported this morning that at approximately 2:43 a.m. on Memorial Day morning, Webster County inmate, 29-year-old Marcle G. Jenkins escaped custody while at Baptist Health in Madisonville to receive treatment for an injury. He was incarcerated for burglary 1st, possession of burglary tools and fleeing/evading police on foot.

“If you come into contact with him, do not try to apprehend him; dial 911 or contact the Kentucky State Police at 1-270-676-3313 or toll-free, in Kentucky, at 1-800-222-5555 or your local law enforcement,” KSP Post 2 information officer Trooper Stu Recke said in a press release.
Jenkins is described as 5’4”, 171 pounds with brown hair and green eyes. He also has multiple tattoos. At the time of his escape he was wearing an orange jail jumpsuit, white t-shirt and black and white flip flops.
        Madisonville’s one-call system notified Hopkins County residents that Jenkins was handcuffed at the time of his escape and was heading in the direction of the CSX rail yard.