Boone County Sheriff
3000 Conrad Lane
Burlington Ky 41005
Phone: (859) 334-2175
Fax: (859)334-2234
Email: bcs@boonecountyky.org

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BOONE COUNTY SHERIFF
MICHAEL A. HELMIG
P.O. BOX 198
BURLINGTON, KY. 41005-0198

Phone: 859-334-2175
FAX: 859-334-2234

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:
Tom Scheben, Spokesman
Public Information Services
859.334.3543
tscheben@boonecountyky.org

February 10, 2010


On Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at approximately 4:15 a.m. a Larue County, Kentucky escapee was located at the southbound rest area in Florence, Kentucky.

Deputy Jeff Ruber, following up on an attempt to locate (A.T.L.) from Larue County, was checking the rest area when he found their (Larue County Jail) stolen Ford Crown Victoria backed in to a parking space.  The escapee, George Gaunt III, 21 from Ludlow, Kentucky was taken into custody without incident and is being held in the Boone County Detention Center charged with Escape 2nd degree and Receiving stolen property.

Larue County is situated in the Pennyrile region of Central Kentucky due south of Jefferson County.


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