KSP arrests fugitive wanted on robbery, burglary charges

MOUNT VERNON, Ky. – Kentucky State Police has arrested a fugitive who was on the run for almost eight months.

Authorities say Kentucky State Police was requested on Jan. 30 to investigate an armed robbery.

KSP stated an investigation revealed 45-year-old Woodrow Lamb of Mount Vernon had entered a residence on Reverend Green Loop Road around 11:30 p.m. that night and shot Damien R. Madden, 66, of Mount Vernon. According to authorities, Lamb left the scene in a two-door gray Toyota Scion.

The victim was taken to the Rockcastle Regional Hospital by Rockcastle EMS, where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

KSP stated in a release on Jan. 30 they were searching for Lamb, who was a fugitive until he was taken into custody recently.

Troopers located and arrested Lamb on Monday in the Livingston Community of Rockcastle County.

Lamb is in the Rockcastle County Detention Center, where faces five counts of first-degree robbery, four counts of possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, two counts of first-degree burglary, one count of first-degree assault and one count of second-degree assault.