The man investigators said helped former Floyd Co. Disability Attorney Eric C. Conn flee the country is ready to enter a guilty plea. Curtis Wyatt filed a motion last Friday, March 16 to plead guilty to a single count of conspiracy to escape. U.S. District Judge Danny Reeves scheduled a hearing for him to do so on March 30, in Lexington. Wyatt was a former employee of Conn. He is accused of conspiring with Conn on his escape.
An indictment said that in late April Wyatt crossed the U.S.-Mexico border in Nogales, Arizona, and Columbus, New Mexico, to check security measures. According to the indictment, Wyatt purchased a 2002 white Dodge Ram pickup truck from in Somerset, Kentucky. He asked the seller to register the truck in Kalispell, Montana, under the name Disability Services LLC for the purpose of facilitating Conn’s escape. The truck was paid for in cash for $3,435. The indictment says Wyatt also opened a bank account for Conn.