Three escaped inmates from Blackburn Correctional Complex in Lexington were back in custody Friday after two were apprehended and another turned himself in.
Anthony Kendrick, 41, and Jerry Nation, 31, who walked away from Blackburn on Oct. 2, were arrested in separate locations in Texas on Friday, Kentucky corrections officials said.
Jerod Mikel, a convicted drug dealer who walked away from Blackburn a week ago, turned himself in to Lexington police Thursday night.
Mikel, 26, called police about 7 p.m. and told them he was in downtown Lexington. Officers then arrested him, according to a corrections department news release.
Mikel was charged with second-degree escape and taken to the Fayette County Detention Center. The charge is a Class D felony with a maximum penalty of five years in prison.
He was serving a seven-year sentence after being convicted of first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance in Pulaski County. He would have been eligible for parole in May 2013.
Kendrick was apprehended Friday morning by police in San Patricio, Texas, officials said. Nation was arrested by U.S. marshals shortly after noon Friday in Rockport, Texas.
Kendrick was serving an eight-year sentence for second-degree complicity to robbery out of McCracken County, corrections officials said.
Nation was serving a 10-year sentence on convictions from Anderson and Oldham counties for burglary and theft by unlawful taking.
It was not immediately known when the two would be returned to Kentucky.
Kentucky corrections officials said Nation escaped from Blackburn about a month before he would have been eligible for release. Kendrick would have been eligible for parole in August 2013, officials said. It was unclear Friday night what, if any, additional charges would be filed against them.