TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Criminal Summons for Fraudulent Insurance Acts Investigation and Arrest
Date of News Release: 07/26/2007
(LEDBETTER, KY.) - Nesta Mae Turner, 69, of Paducah was served a Criminal Summons for Fraudulent Insurance Acts Over $300 on July 25, 2007 by Kentucky State Police Detective Frank Gresham. Turner was indicted by a Livingston County Grand Jury on June 11, 2007 in connection with the June 2nd and June 9, 2005 residential Arson fires that occurred at 1577 U.S. Highway 60 West of Ledbetter. Turner is scheduled to appear in Livingston Circuit Court on August 1st at 1:00PM.
Turner's brother, Terry Earl Turner, 64 of Providence, Kentucky was arrested on July 20, 2007 by state police in connection with the same fires. Terry 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 and Wanton Endangerment 1st Degree.
The investigation is continuing by Detective Gresham.