Trooper Jonathan Biven
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 3, Bowling Green
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Burglary Investigation and Arrest in Warren County
Date of News Release: 02/07/2007
(BOWLING GREEN, KY) - KSP responded to assist WCSO with a possible drunk and disorderly male subject at Basil Griffin Park on Three Springs Road.
Trooper observed the suspect walking north on Three Springs Road holding a pillow with blood covering his hands. The Trooper made contact with the suspect, who was identified as Michael Davenport. Davenport had suffered a laceration to his hand. The cause of the injury told by Davenport was not consistent with the injury. After further questioning, Davenport admitted to breaking into a small white church located on the property of Basil Griffin Park.
Davenport admitted to stealing four pillows from the church, one of which he still had possession of. The other three were located near the William Natcher Parkway in a road tile.
Two windows of the church suffered damage during the break-in.