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Robbery Investigation and Arrest

Date of News Release: 08/28/2009

(Ashland, Ky.) -- On Monday August 24th, 2009 Kentucky State Police received a call in reference to an armed robbery of the Appco #79 located at 8283 US 23 south of Louisa, Ky. A male subject entered the location and produced a knife and removed cash from the register. On Tuesday August 25th Daniel Bell Jr., was arrested and charged with Robbery 1st Degree. Additional information was received that Kenny L. Moore, Melessa Castle, and Kayla Cochran aided and assisted Daniel Bell Jr. in the commission of the Robbery. On August 26th they were arrested and charged with Complicity to Commit Robbery 1st Degree. The case is currently under investigation by Detective Michael Murriell U/943.

Images of those arrested
An image of Daniel Bell Jr., click here to enlarge this image An image of Kenny Moore, click here to enlarge this image
An image of Daniel Bell Jr.
age 25 of Paintsville, Ky.
An image of Kenny Moore
age 43 of Hager Hill, Ky
An image of Kayla D. Cochran, click here to enlarge this image An image of Melessa S. Castle, click here to enlarge this image
An image of Kayla D. Cochran
age 23 of Louisa, Ky.
An image of Melessa S. Castle
age 43 of Hager Hill, Ky

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