Escaped Powell County Inmate Sought by Kentucky State Police


Kentucky State Police officials are looking for an inmate who escaped work release in Powell County on Wednesday afternoon.

Bixby is 27 years old, has a height of 5’11”, a weight of 160 pounds, and was last seen wearing an orange jumpsuit which belongs to the Powell County Detention Center.

Police say John Bixby of Adairville is believed to be driving a stolen red car, but the make and model of the vehicle is unknown.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Bixby is asked to contact Kentucky State Police by phone at (606) 784-4127.