TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Former Ballard County Deputy Jailer Arrested
Date of News Release: 05/19/2006
(Wickliffe, KY) The Investigation by KY State Police detectives has lead to the arrest of a former Ballard County Deputy Jailer. On 5/19/06 a Ballard County Grand Jury indicted Billy T Hack (50), with 3 counts of sexual abuse 2nd degree. The charges on Hack stem from an Investigation by Detective George W. Bell into the inappropriate sexual relationships with the female inmates. Hack was arrested at 1:55 p.m. at the Ballard County Courthouse and released on $5000 ten-percent bond. The investigation is continuing by Detective George W. Bell.