State police searching for inmate who escaped from Campbell County work detail

Posted at 3:06 PM, Jun 30, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-30 15:06:26-04

DAYTON, Ky. -- Kentucky State Police are searching for a Campbell County inmate who escaped from a work detail Friday afternoon.

Derek Gullion, 29, left his equipment and walked away from the work detail near the intersection of Fourth Avenue and Kenton Street at about 2 p.m., state police said in a news release.

He was serving time for burglary in the Campbell County Detention Center.

Gullion is a resident of Latonia and has family and friends in Boone, Kenton and Campbell counties.

He is 5,9" and 180 lbs. with blue eyes and black hair. He was last seen wearing an orange pullover shirt from the jail, jeans and tennis shoes. He also has several tattoos on both forearms, including a left half-sleeve with a ship, Xs on both forearms, "HOOLIGAN" across his knuckles, "As You Wish" verbiage and a locked rib cage around a heart on his chest, "Failure by Design" on his stomach and a pumpkin with "10-31-2005" on his right calf.

State police asked that anyone with information on Gullion's whereabout call them or a local police agency.