Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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Two Morgan County Men Arrested on Rape Charges
Date of News Release: 11/23/2010
(Morehead, Ky.) -- On 11-23-2010 at approximately 0830 hrs, the combined efforts of the Kentucky State Police, the Kentucky State Police Special Response Team, and the K-9 Units of Grant and Kenton Counties conducted an Arrest and Search Warrant on the respective residences of Billy Ray Ross and Howard Lee Ross, Hazel Green, KY in Morgan County. Billy Ray Ross and Howard Lee Ross were each arrested for the charge of Rape 1st degree, victim under the age of twelve. Both were apprehended without injury and lodged in the Johnson County Jail. Case remains under investigation by Detective Donnie McGraw.