Police Looking For Escapees

Perry County, KY — Four inmates escaped from the Kentucky River Regional Jail yesterday. According to the Hazard Police Department, one of the inmates, John Sexton was captured in the Walmart parking lot and returned to jail. The other inmates who remain at large are 37-year-old Steven Ray Smith was lodged for Flagrant non-support, trafficking, burglary and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon charges, 26- year-old James E. Reed was lodged for trafficking marijuana, assault and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon charges, 29-year-old Kenneth Franklin Spurlock was lodged for promoting contraband, fleeing or evading police, tampering with physical evidence charges and was a state inmate from Printer, Ky. If you know the whereabouts of these individuals, you are asked to contact the Hazard Police Department at 606-436-2222 or Kentucky State Police at 606-435-6069.

                                                                     Steven Ray Smith

                                                                           James E. Reed

                                                                Kenneth Franklin Spurlock