Following an indictment by the Grand Jury, 43 year old Robert Addair fled the courthouse and jumped over the floodwall into waters of the Elvis Stahr Harbor.
Addair was spotted by law enforcement authorities in some willow trees, approximately 100-feet away from the floodwall.
Officials with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife placed a boat into the high river water, and took Adair into custody.
He was taken to the Jackson Purchase Medical Center in Mayfield for observation after being pulled from the cold river water.
Addair was incarcerated in the Fulton County Detention center in January on numerous charges that included burglary, theft and fleeing from police.
He is also wanted in Florida on charges of robbery, and now faces charges additional charges in Kentucky for escape.