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Albany resident escapes from Wayne County Detention Center

Posted March 31, 2022 at 9:35 am

A prisoner from Albany, Kentucky, being held in the Wayne County Detention Center in neighboring Monticello, Kentucky, has escaped and at press time Tuesday, remains at large.

According to Wayne County Sheriff Tim Catron, on March 27, 2022, at 8:27 pm, the Wayne County Monticello 911 Dispatch Center received a call from the Detention Center reporting that prisoner Joseph Payton, of Albany, Ky., had escaped.

Multiple units from the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office and Monticello Police Department responded to the Detention Center.

Upon arrival all units learned that the Detention Center employees could not confirm how long the escapee had been missing.


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    Fiscal court holds call meeting last Thursday

    Posted December 15, 2021 at 1:21 pm

    Clinton County Fiscal Court held a just over half hour special call meeting last Thursday afternoon, December 9, with five of six magistrates present.

    The court heard one presentation and voted on three items of business that

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    Grand jury true bills released

    Posted December 1, 2021 at 2:50 pm

    Clinton County Grand Jury indictments have been released, and as previously reported by the Clinton County News, those indictments included a 152 count indictment by a local grand jury for alleged sex related offenses involving minor children.

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    Fiscal court has busy October meeting

    Posted October 27, 2021 at 8:57 am

    Clinton Fiscal Court had a busy regular meeting last Thursday, October 21, with all members present and several items of business on the agenda for the meeting that lasted a little over an hour.

    Included on the

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    August term of Clinton Circuit Court conducted

    Posted September 2, 2021 at 8:29 am

    A heavy case load was on the docket for the monthly term of Clinton Circuit Court held August 12 with Circuit Judge David L. Williams presiding.
    The following are cases in which sentencing was held, resolutions were reached or other final rulings were made.
    * During a pretrial conference, a plea agreement

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