Department of Corrections
Two Inmates Walk Off From Minimum-Security Prison
FRANKFORT, KY - Jonathan Frank Davis and Earl Thomas Newhouse, two inmates assigned to the Bell County Forestry Camp, walked away from a fire detail assignment in Pine Mountain on Saturday evening, April 1. Both inmates were confirmed missing at approximately 8:50 p.m.
Davis was serving a 15 year sentence for convictions out of Fayette County for robbery in the 2nd degree (2 counts). He would have been eligible for parole in April 2008. Davis is a 28-year-old white male, 6’1”, 205 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. He has a scar on his left cheek.
Newhouse was serving a 5 year sentence for convictions out of Jefferson County for burglary in the 2nd degree, criminal mischief in the 1st degree, theft by unlawful taking and fraudulent use of a credit card. He would have been eligible for parole in June of 2006. Newhouse is a white male, 6’1”, 190 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes. Newhouse has numerous tattoos and scars on his right hand and elbow.
Kentucky State police have been contacted and anyone with any information regarding Davis or Newhouse are asked to contact Post 10-Harlan at (606)573-3131.