logo for print

Authorities: 2 Ky. inmates who escaped back in custody

35-year-old Jason Norris and 33-year-old Anthony Drury were apprehended Tuesday


Associated Press

PINEVILLE, Ky. — Authorities say two inmates who walked away from a minimum security institution in Kentucky are back in custody.

A statement from the Department of Corrections says 35-year-old Jason Norris and 33-year-old Anthony Drury were apprehended at 5:45 a.m. Tuesday about 3 miles from the Bell County Forestry Camp. They had escaped from the facility on Sunday.

Jason Norris, left, and Anthony Drury escaped from the Bell County Forestry Camp near Pineville on Sunday. (Photo/Kentucky State Police)
Jason Norris, left, and Anthony Drury escaped from the Bell County Forestry Camp near Pineville on Sunday. (Photo/Kentucky State Police)

The statement says they were returned to the Forestry Camp and will face additional charges.

Norris was serving a 50-year sentence for several offenses, including robbery, burglary, and theft by unlawful taking. Drury was serving a 20-year sentence for wanton endangerment, receiving stolen property along with fleeing and evading.

Copyright Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Recommended for you

Join the discussion

Copyright © 2017 CorrectionsOne.com. All rights reserved.