A few hours later, around 10 p.m., West Liberty police responded to a burglary complaint, and the homeowner reported that a gun safe was entered and a .22 caliber handgun and ammunition were taken. Officers said a helmet was located in a nearby cemetery.
Knox was serving time for contempt charges. He began serving his sentence on July 19 and his sentence was to be completed on Oct. 22, according to the release. Knox also had a warrant for contempt of court out of Madison County.
Deputies will be working with the Logan County Prosecutor’s Office to file an escape charge, according to the release.
Anyone with information concerning Knox is asking to contact the sheriff’s office at (937) 592-5731. A reward is available for any information that leads to the apprehension of Knox.