Kentucky State Police: Escaped Inmate Found In Warren County

Apr 13, 2019

Charles Pedigo
Credit via Kentucky Emergency Management, Region 2 Facebook

Saturday 4/13 Update:   Kentucky State Police Post 2 in Madisonville said in a release on Saturday that the Warren County Sheriff's Department located Charles Pedigo at a residence on H E Johnson Road. A homeowner called the police after finding a man on her front porch trying to quiet her dogs. Pedigo was arrested and is lodged in the Warren County Regional Jail.

Original Story:

Kentucky State Police say they are searching for an inmate who escaped from the Green River Correctional Complex.

Police said in a statement that the state prison in western Kentucky reported that 44-year-old Charles Pedigo escaped from the facility Wednesday evening. Authorities say he was serving a 29-year sentence on assault charges.

Pedigo is originally from Scottsville and is described as 5-foot-9 and 230 pounds. Police say he has a tattoo of the grim reaper on his left arm and a tattoo of a dream catcher with an eagle on his upper right arm. He has ties to Allen, Hardin and Simpson counties.

Anyone with information on Pedigo's location is urged to contact police.