Edmonson Voice Staff Report:
Kentucky State Police Post 3 in Bowling Green reported that on December 18, 2019 at 11:38 AM, they received a call stating two inmates had escaped custody of the Allen County Sheriff’s Department during a transport in Warren County.
Kevin R. Allen and Matthew W. Hicks escaped custody on Kentucky Street near East 6th Street in Bowling Green, according to KSP. One escapee Kevin R. Allen, age 46, of Bowling Green, is a white male, with brown hair that has been dyed blond, brown eyes, approximately 5’09” tall, and weighs approximately 150 pounds.
KSP reported that after escaping custody, Allen stole a GMC truck that has since been located. Allen was last seen near Veterans Memorial Lane close to the area of Russell Sims Aquatic Center.
The other escapee, Matthew W. Hicks, age 35, of Smiths Grove, was located shortly after escaping custody and arrested by the Bowling Green Police Department, according to KSP.
Yesterday, KSP reported that an inmate had walked away from a work release program near Scottsville Road and Oliver Street in Warren County, identified as Michael B. Lane, age 36, of Bowling Green, KY. Lane is a white male, with brown hair, brown eyes, approximately 5’10” tall, and weighs approximately 175 pounds. Lane was last seen wearing black pants and a black shirt.
If anyone has information on the whereabouts of Kevin Allen or Michael Lane, please contact Kentucky State Police Post 3 at 270-782-2010 or by Text a Tip via the Kentucky State Police App. Callers may remain anonymous.