Hodgenville, KY - Man Escapes From Kentucky Detention Center with Police Vehicle - Damages Police Vehicle

February 10, 2010 / WHAS11.com

Police say a man who escaped from a Kentucky detention center and allegedly took a police vehicle on a joy ride is back in jail.

Police say George Gaunt III escaped from the Larue County Detention Center Tuesday.

Police say the police vehicle he stole suffered some damage.

Gaunt was captured in Boone County early Wednesday morning.

Gaunt was in jail on burglary and theft charges but will now face additional charges.