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Earlier today Indiana State Police received information regarding the possible whereabouts of Darian Givens, 23, of Evansville. 

Darian Givens, 23, of Evansville, is an escapee from a Vanderburgh County Work Release Facility. He was serving time for Dealing Methamphetamine. He failed to return to the facility on December 19, 2017.

Givens had been paroled from Branchville Correctional Facility.

At approximately 1:45 this afternoon, Indiana State Police located Givens hiding in a basement at a residence located at1421 Howard Street in Evansville. He was arrested without incident and taken to the Vanderburgh County Jail.

Troopers also arrested Colt Kissel, 27, of Evansville.  He was present at the residence when Givens was located. Kissel had two active Vanderburgh County misdemeanor warrants for his arrest. Kissel was transported to the Vanderburgh County Jail where he is currently being held on bond.

Arresting Officers: Trooper Mike Finney, Senior Trooper Mike Lehmkuhler and Detective Wes Kuykendall, Indiana State Police