Hickory, KY. (December 14, 2020) – According to the Tennessee Department of Corrections, escaped inmates Robert Lee Brown and Christopher Osteen have been apprehended by law enforcement officers in Florida.
Troopers with Kentucky State Police, Post 1 were assisting Tennessee authorities in locating two escaped inmates from northwest Tennessee. Brown and Osteen escaped on Friday, December 11, 2020. After escaping, the two reportedly committed several burglaries and thefts in the northwest Tennessee and the far western Kentucky area.
Original News Release below:
Hickory, KY. (December 11, 2020) – Troopers with Kentucky State Police, Post 1 are currently assisting Tennessee authorities in locating two escaped inmates from northwest Tennessee. KSP is urging all citizens along the state line area in far western Kentucky to be cautious. After escaping custody, the inmates reportedly committed several burglaries and thefts in this general area. The public is asked to check on their loved ones and report any suspicious activity. Also, KSP requests that the public lock their vehicles and homes. In the event of an emergency, please call 911. For non-emergencies, please call 270-856-3721.
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