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(Update:Escapee Located) KSP Searching for Escaped Inmate from Fulton County

Date of News Release: 9/25/2017

MAYFIELD, Ky. (September 22, 2017) – On September 20, 2017, Reggie Rankins was taken into custody in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is facing charges in Ohio, and will then be extradited to Kentucky to face charges related to his escape from Fulton County Jail. He is currently incarcerated in Hamilton County Jail in Ohio.

The investigation is continuing by Trooper Scott Deshields. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kentucky State Police Post 1 at 270-856-3721 or anonymously at 1-800-222-5555. Citizens may also report tips anonymously through the KSP app. The app is available for iPhone, iPad and Android applications and can be easily downloaded free of charge through Apple and Google Play stores.

KSP Searching for Escaped Inmate from Fulton County

Date of News Release: 6/12/2017

MAYFIELD, Ky. (June 10, 2017) – Fulton county detention center contacted Kentucky State Police post 1 dispatch at 0222 hours to advised of an escaped inmate. Fulton county detention center advised that the last scheduled head count was at 2100 hours and the inmate Reggie Rankins was present at this head count. At 0118 hours Fulton dispatch advised they received a call of a gas station down the street from the detention center being broken into. An Emergency head count was performed at 0130 hours and Reggie Rankins was not present.

Reggie Rankins is described as a 23 year old black male, 5’10”, 180 pounds, black hair, brown eyes, dark brown complexion, and medium build. Unknown clothing description and unknown direction of travel at this time. Rankins was serving time for Burglary 2nd Degree, Theft by Unlawful Taking all others $500 or more but under $10,000, Burglary 3rd Degree.

Trooper Scott DeShields is investigating the escape. If anyone has any contact with this subject or information contact the Kentucky State Police Post 1 Mayfield at 1-800-222-5555.

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