TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Robbery Investigation and Arrest
Date of News Release: 03/30/07
(Columbia, KY) - Two persons have been arrested in connection with recent burglaries also an armed robbery that have occurred in Adair and Russell Counties.
Christopher E. Claxton, age/27 of Somerset and Brian Turner, age/28 also of Somerset were arrested on Friday 3/30/07 at 3:27 P.M. Both suspects were charged with two counts of Burglary 1st stemming from incidents in Russell County also burglary, robbery and theft charges from Adair County.
Both subjects have been lodged in The Pulaski County Detention Center, Somerset.
The investigation is continuing by Detective George Atwood with the Kentucky State Police in Columbia. This was a joint investigation between the Kentucky State Police in Columbia and London, also the Sheriff's Departments from Russell and Pulaski Counties.