Escaped inmate fled from vehicle while out for medical treatment

Escaped inmate fled from vehicle while out for medical treatment
Jaquavius D. Whitlock (pictured) was being held on drug and gun charges. (Source: Kentucky State Police)

CHRISTIAN COUNTY, Ky. (KFVS) - The search is over for an escaped inmate out of Christian County, Kentucky.

Kentucky State Police and Christian County Detention Center officials were searching for Jaquavius D. Whitlock, 19 of Hopkinsville.

Whitlock was located and taken back into custody by Hopkinsville Police on Thursday, March 12.

Officials said Whitlock had been on a furlough for medical treatment when he took off on foot from a family member’s vehicle on Monday, Jan. 6.

He was being held on charges of possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, being a convicted felon in possession of a handgun and using restricted ammo during a felony (no shots).

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