Friday, March 21, 2014

Escaped Inmate Turns Himself In

An inmate who escaped from Three Forks Detention Center showed up at the Big Sandy Detention Center Thursday night and turned himself in.

Kentucky State Police say Melvin Scott Garland, 29, of Royalton, escaped about 8:30 Thursday morning while on a work release detail at the Wolfe County Highway Garage in Campton, Ky.

Troopers believed Garland was picked up by a private vehicle and was initially headed to Magoffin County.

Garland is being held in the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center on 2nd degree Escape.