Sheriff Bobby Jones reports the arrest of a Somerset man for Escape 2nd Degree.
On October 18, 2023, SGT Preston Pittman received information about the possible location of Christopher Hendrix, 22 years of age. With this information, a search warrant was obtained for 212 Chandler St., Somerset, KY. Deputies with the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office and officers with the Somerset Police Department served the search warrant on Chandler St. Located at the residence was 43-year-old Judy Hendrix.
Judy Hendrix was found to have a Probation Violation warrant out of Pulaski County. She was taken to the Pulaski County Detention Center and held without bond.
Deputies later obtained further information on Christopher Hendrix’s location, and permission to search the residence of 322 High St., Somerset, KY, was obtained by a resident. Christopher Hendrix was found during the search, hiding in a closet.
Hendrix was taken into custody and transported to the Pulaski County Detention Center. He is currently held without bond.
Hendrix escaped custody on April 20, 2023, while he was on work release through the Pulaski County Detention Center while serving a four-year sentence for Receiving Stolen Property, multiple counts of Wanton Endangerment 1st Degree, Criminal Mischief 1st Degree, Resisting Arrest and Probation Violation.
Sheriff Bobby Jones asks if you have any information about drug activity or any crime to contact our tip line at 606-679-8477. You can also leave a tip on our webpage at http://www.pulaskisheriff.com. You can remain anonymous by texting PCSOTIP to 847411, or by using our mobile app on both Google Play and the App Store.