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Theft Arrest of a Garyson, Ky. Man

Date of News Release: 05/23/2011

Phillip E. Johnson

(Ashland, Ky.) -- The Kentucky State Police in Ashland have arrested a Carter County resident on charges of Theft by Unlawful Taking o/$500 after he allegedly stole several items from a residence on KY 773 in Grayson, KY. Phillip E. Johnson, age 33, of Hitchens, KY was arrested and charged with one count of Felony Theft after he removed a snow plow with attachment and a car hood from the residence of Jeffrey Flaugher then scrapped it at G&J's Recycling in Denton, KY. Johnson was arrested and lodged in the Carter County Detention Center.

Trooper Jack Hedges is the lead investigator. He was assisted by the Carter County Sheriff's Department.

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