TFC Corey King
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 16, Henderson
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Union County Theft Investigation and Arrest
Date of News Release: 08/11/2010
(Henderson, Ky.) -- On Sunday, August 1, 2010, Kentucky State Police responded to a theft at Gateway # 1 Stop in Sturgis, KY. It was documented that two thieves stole the stores safe containing approximately $30,000 during store hours.
On August 10, 2010, Kentucky State Police detectives, Daviess County Sheriff investigators and Evansville (IN) Police Department detectives identified those responsible for what has been considered as a tri-state crime spree.
Both Armando Tapp and Terrell Hooks of Evansville, IN have been lodged in the Vanderburgh County (IN) Detention Center awaiting extradition to Kentucky where they will be formally charged in connection to the Union County theft.