TFC Michael Murriell
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 14, Ashland
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Theft Arrest of a Soldier, Ky. Woman
Date of News Release: 05/23/2011
(Ashland, Ky.) -- The Kentucky State Police in Ashland have arrested a Carter County resident on charges of Fraudulent use of a Credit Card u/ $500 within a 6 month period and Tampering with Physical Evidence. The charges stem from an investigation by the Kentucky State Police regarding the loss of a personal credit card by Greg Wells of Democrat Hill Olive Hill, KY. The credit car was lost at the Speedway in Olive Hill, KY and later used at various stores by Mable Sue Pelfrey, age 47, of Eagle Hall Cemetery Road in Soldier, KY. The purchases were made between 16-20 January 2011. Ms. Pelfrey was arrested at her residence and lodged in the Carter County Detention Center. The Carter County Sheriff assisted with the arrest.
Trooper Jack Hedges is the lead investigator.