Trooper Shaun Little
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 9, Pikeville
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Big Sandy Regional Detention Center Investigation
Date of News Release: 04/02/2009
(Pikeville, Ky.) - On 04/02/2009, investigators from Kentucky State Police Post 9 served a subpoena for official records at the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center in Paintsville. This action was associated with an ongoing investigation into allegations of criminal activity involving operations at the facility, as well as a recent inmate death. KSP was assisted at the facility by officials from the Kentucky Department of Corrections, Kentucky Probation and Parole, and KSP DESI East Branch. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone having information relating to this investigation is encouraged to contact either Detective Ben Cramer or Detective B.J. Caudill at KSP Post 9, Pikeville at 433-7711.