Mt. Vernon PD arrest Kentucky prison work camp escapee

Mt. Vernon PD arrest Kentucky prison work camp escapee

JEFFERSON COUNTY, IL — Mt. Vernon police have arrested a 36-year-old escapee from a Kentucky prison work camp.

Michael Lane, of Bowling Green, Kentucky remains in the Jefferson County Jail where he was taken following his arrest over the weekend.

He reportedly walked away from a work-release program on December 17, in Warren County, Kentucky.

Lane was serving time for a methamphetamine-related conviction at the time of his alleged escape. He will likely be extradicted back to Kentucky.

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