TPR Lloyd Cochran
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 11, London
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Arrest in Rockcastle County
Date of News Release: 04/11/2008
(London, KY) - On Friday April 11, 2008 at approximately 1:30 PM, the Kentucky State Police in London received a report of an infant left unattended in a vehicle at the Rockcastle County Court House in Mount Vernon.
Upon arrival Trooper Tommy Cromer discovered the infant, alone, inside an unsecured vehicle. The child's father, Shawn Denny, 24 of Mount Vernon, returned to the vehicle and was arrested on the charge of Endangering the Welfare of a Minor and Possession of Marijuana. Denny was lodged in the Rockcastle County Detention Center.
The child, who was uninjured in the incident, was placed in the care of its mother.
Trooper Cromer is in charge of the investigation and was assisted by the Rockcastle County Sheriff's Office and the Mount Vernon Police Department.