TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Residential Arson Arrest in Providence, KY
Date of News Release: 07/20/2007
(Mayfield, KY) - Terry Earl Turner (64) of Providence, Kentucky was arrested on July 20, 2007 at 7:34 a.m by Kentucky State Police Post 1 units in Madisonville, Kentucky. He was arrested in connection with the June 2, and June 9, 2005 residential Arson fires that occurred at 1577 US Highway 60 West in Ledbetter, Kentucky in Livingston County. The case was presented to the Livingston County Grand Jury on June 11, 2007, which an Indictment Warrant for Terry E. Turner was returned. Turner was charged with 3 counts of Arson 2nd, Degree, 2 counts of Burning Personal Property to Defraud Insurer, 2 counts of Fraudulent Insurance Acts Over $300.00, and Wanton Endangerment in the 1st, Degree. Turner was lodged in the McCracken County Jail. The case remains under investigation by Kentucky State Police Arson Investigator Detective Frank Gresham. Assisting the State Police in this arrest was Madisonville Police Department.