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TPR Lloyd Cochran
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 11, London
(606) 878-6622
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UPDATE: New Arrest in Stolen Property Case

(London, KY) - On Thursday, January 22, 2004 at approximately 12:00 p.m. Kentucky State Police Special Investigation Detective Bill Riley arrested Stanley Whitaker age 67 of Somerset, Kentucky. Stanley Whitaker was charged with 4 counts of Receiving Stolen Property, 3 counts of Obscuring the Identity of a Machine and lodged in the Pulaski County Detention Center in Somerset.

On Wednesday, January 21, 2004 investigating officers recovered additional property which had been reported stolen in Indiana such as firearms and tools as part of the investigation.

The investigation is continuing by Kentucky State Police Special Investigations, Indiana State Police, Hancock County, Hamilton County or Marion County Sheriff Departments in Indiana.

Anyone having information or may have purchased items such as those listed from the West 80 Auction is asked to contact one of the investigating officers:

Kentucky State Police Detective Bill Riley at 606-878-6622

Indiana State Police Detective Michael Minnicus at 317-776-9887

Hancock County Sheriff Detective Sergeant Jeffery Rasche at 317-477-1147

Hamilton County Sheriff Detective Todd Uhrick at 317-776-9887

Marion County Sheriff Detective John Radar at 317-231-8200.

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