Work Release Escapee Found Hiding in Basement of Evansville Home

State Police arrested an escapee from the Vanderburgh County Work Release center Monday, hiding in the basement of a residence in Evansville.

Police obtained a search warrant after learning 23-year-old Darian Givens might be hiding out in the home.

Givens was serving time for Dealing Methamphetamine.

He failed to return to work release on December 19th of last year.

Police also arrested 27-year-old Colt Kissel of Evansville.

He was present at the residence when Givens was located.

Kissel had two active Vanderburgh County misdemeanor warrants for his arrest.