TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Arrests Made in Two County Theft Ring
Date of News Release: 06/16/2010
(Adair & Russell Counties, Ky.) -- A two month investigation into a theft ring in Russell and Adair Counties has ended with the arrests of 4 persons and the recovery of over $15,000 in stolen property.
Detectives from Kentucky State Police, Post 15 as well as Adair County Sheriff Ralph Curry and Russell County Sheriff Larry Bennett, searched 5 residences in Russell County and located stolen property. Items recovered included 3 ATV's, a television, home decor items and antique collectibles. The burglaries occurred in the communities of White Oak, Montpelier, and Old Columbia Road. Those arrested were:
Kevin Taylor, age 34, of Russell Springs, charged with Receiving Stolen Property
David Scott Corbin, age 30 of Russell Springs, charged with Theft by Unlawful Taking and Cultivation of Marijuana over 5 plants
Patty Hammond, age 40, Russell Springs, charged with Receiving Stolen Property
Matt Corbin, age 26, Russell Springs, arrested on unrelated warrants
Additional charges on all of the accused and additional arrests are pending.