A Hart County Jail inmate who walked off a work detail was arrested Tuesday afternoon.

According to Kentucky State Police, Cody D. Dubree, 28, of Glasgow, escaped custody Tuesday morning by gaining access to a 1986 Nissan pickup truck without consent and leaving property on Bluegrass Avenue in Horse Cave.

Troopers found the truck at 4:27 p.m. Tuesday traveling on Mayhew Road in Barren County.

A pursuit ended in a cornfield near a wooded area at the border of Barren and Edmonson counties, according to KSP.

Dubree was arrested on charges of theft by unlawful taking (more than $500 but less than $10,000), second-degree escape, first-degree fleeing or evading police (motor vehicle), first-degree fleeing or evading police (on foot), first-degree wanton endangerment (police officer), first-degree criminal mischief, driving on a license suspended for DUI (second offense), reckless driving, failure to wear seat belts and resisting arrest.


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