Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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Robbery Investigation and Arrest
Date of News Release: 10/31/2010
(Morehead, Ky.) -- At approximately 5:18am 10/31/10 Kentucky State Police Post 8 received a report that Mr. Bobby Bashford had just returned home advising he had been robbed at gunpoint by three male subjects with a pistol. Mr. Bashford reported $1700 cash and approximately 160 prescription pills had been stolen from him. Following interviews and investigation by Trooper Chad Bowling and Trooper Nathan Shortridge arrest warrants were issued for Robbery 2nd degree on Christopher Anderson, John Baker, and Jamie Baker. Mount Sterling Police notified Post 8 that two females who accompanied the male perpetrators during the commission of the crime had rented rooms at the Days Inn in Mount Sterling. Search warrants were obtained and executed at Days Inn resulting in the arrest of John Baker, Christopher Anderson, Lindsey Goodwin and Nancy Baker and the recovery of $600 cash. The gun used in the robbery was located under the bed in one of the hotel rooms occupied by the children of both females. The four arrestees were lodged in the Montgomery County Detention Center.
Still at large is Jamie Baker (James Everett Baker), white male, age 24, brown hair, blue eyes, approximately 5'11, 220lbs, tribal tattoo on left arm, cross tattoo on right forearm. If sighted, please contact the Kentucky State Police at 1-606- 784-4127 or 1-800-222-5555 (in the state of Kentucky only, does not work out of state).