Kentucky State Police Seek Escaped Inmate in Jackson County


The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post is looking for an inmate who walked away from the Jackson County Detention Center, on July 9, 2021.

The initial investigation indicates Don Eric Johnson, 37 years old of Middlesboro, KY, walked away from work release at the Jackson County Detention Center, in McKee. He is described as being a white male, 5’9″ tall, weighing 160 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. Johnson was serving a sentence for Receiving Stolen Property Under $10,000 and Possession of a Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Methamphetamine).

Anyone who may have information about the location of Don Johnson is asked to call their local law enforcement or KSP Post 7 at 859.623.2404.