Escaped Muhlenberg inmate Thomas Vaught was located by the Muhlenberg County Sheriff’s Department on Huehls Hill Street in Cleaton at approximately 1 p.m. today.
At approximately 9:38 p.m. Monday, Kentucky State Police Post 2 in Madisonville received a call stating Vaught, 44, had walked away from work release between 9:10 and 9:35 p.m.
Vaught is a white male, with gray hair, brown eyes, approximately 6’1” tall and weighs approximately 190 pounds. He was last seen wearing an orange T-shirt with Muhlenberg County Detention Center on the back and orange pants.
Vaught left the Muhlenberg County Agriculture Center after stealing a 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup truck.
The vehicle was located Tuesday in Cleaton, according to Trooper Rob Austin.