An escaped inmate from Leslie County is back in custody. According to officials from the Leslie County Jail… Joshua New was arrested in McCreary County. According to investigators… New was part of a work crew trimming trees along Kentucky 7 in Perry county near the Letcher County line when he went missing. He was reportedly offering money to anyone who would drive him to his house in McCreary County. New had just a month remaining on his sentence, but will likely face new charges.