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Wednesday, 05 March 2008
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New Cases through February 20th
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On January 30th at approximately  20:16 a clerk at Rite Stop on US Hwy 27 reported the receipt of two counterfeit bills.  A suspect was identified by the clerk who reported that the suspect entered the store and used one bill to make a purchase.  The suspect later entered the store again and asked for change for another $20 counterfeit bill.  This case is opened pending Grand Jury Investigation.  Secret Service has been notified and are assisting in the  investigation of this case.  Store clerks should be warned to check all $20 bills presented to them.

February 4th at approximately 15:50 a resident of Roosevelt Rd, Pine Knot reported the theft of a set of pole spikes & pole belt (climbing gear), a Phillips/Magnavox DVD player, a pair of Harley Davidson Leather Boots, a ring with a white gold cross, a ring with a white gold heart and sterling silver ring with a diamond.  The items were discovered missing the day after several people had been at the residence for a party.  A case was opened and is under investigation.

February 5th at approximately  11:00 Dustin Cordell attempted to escape from custody during a hearing regarding the murder of Candi Cordell and assault of Tony Cordell, Dustin’s parents.  Dustin slipped out of his handcuffs while in the holding area and ran past Court Security Officer Anita Clouse when the door to the holding area was opened.  Court Security Officer Steve Cox apprehended Cordell as he attempted to exit the front door of the courthouse on the main floor.  Charges are pending grand jury investigation.

February 5th- Officer Manager Louise Wehr noticed an improperly affixed VIN number during a vehicle inspection.  After questioning the owner, Larry Ball, the vehicle was impounded pending investigation.  Bill Riley, State Motor Vehicle Theft Investigator for Kentucky State Police, came down a few days later and inspected the vehicle.  Riley seized the vehicle and transported it to London for further investigation.  This case has been turned over to the Kentucky State Police for investigation and prosecution.

On February 8th at approximately 09:50 The McCreary County Public Library reported the theft of a Dell laptop.  It appears the laptop was stolen during business hours.  The laptop was a Dell Vostro w/Intel Duo Core Processor, 15” LCD pane, 80GB hard drive and CDRW/DVD Combo Drive.  This case is under investigation.  Please contact the Sheriff’s Office if anyone approaches you with such an item.

Jerome T. Williams was arrested at approximately 16:56 on February 10th for Theft by Unlawful Taking, under $300 after allegedly stealing two steaks from the Save-a-Lot of Whitley City.  The stolen items were located in the vehicle driven by Williams after two eye witnesses identified him and Williams consented to have his vehicle searched.

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