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Arrest of a Sexual Offender in Simpson County

Date of News Release: 10/22/2008

(Bowling Green, KY) - KSP Post 3 received a tip from Muskegon, Michigan authorities regarding the whereabouts of an individual wanted for Criminal Sexual Conduct-1st Degree (Person Under 13), Criminal Sexual Conduct-2nd Degree (Person Under 13), Possession Of Child Sexually Abusive Material, And Using A Computer To Commit A Crime Offenses. The Muskegon Police Department advised they were able to trace a cell phone belonging to one Luke Morris Abbey, who was believed to be in the vicinity of the northbound Welcome Center on I-65 at the Kentucky and Tennessee state line. Units from Post 3 were able to locate Mr. Abbey, who was subsequently taken into custody without incident. Mr. Abbey is currently lodged in the Simpson County Jail.

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