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Robbery 1ST Investigation and Arrest in Whitley County

Date of News Release: 10/27/10

(London, Ky.) -- On Tuesday October 26, 2010 at 00:30 AM the Kentucky State Police Post 11, London received a report of a Home Invasion / Robbery at a residence on Bear Hollow Road in Whitley County.

Upon arrival officers determined that male subject had entered a residence on Bear Hollow Road, armed with a firearm, and took money and prescription medication from the residents.

The investigation led to the arrest of Jake Messer, 27, of Rockhold, on the charges of Robbery 1ST degree, Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Messer was lodged in the Whitley County Detention Center.

Neither of the two female victims were injured during the incident.

Detective David Lassiter is in charge of the investigation and was assisted at the scene by officers of the Kentucky State Police and the Williamsburg Police Department.

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