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Additional Felony Theft Arrest in Ashland, KY

Date of News Release: 09/14/2011

(Ashland, Ky.) -- The Kentucky State Police in Ashland have arrested another suspect involved with the theft of chain saws from Gilliam's Lawn and Repair Service. Roger Farley, age 54, of Ice Dam Hollow Road in Catlettsburg, KY was arrested yesterday at his residence on charges of Receiving Stolen Property u/10,000. Farley had in his possession property that had been stolen from Gilliamís. Farley was lodged in the Boyd County Detention Center.

Trooper First Class Craig Morella made the arrest and is the lead investigator in the case.

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Felony Theft Arrest in Ashland, KY

Date of News Release: 09/13/2011

Randall D. Donta

(Ashland, Ky.) -- The Kentucky State Police in Ashland have arrested a Boyd County resident (9-12-2011) on theft related charges after a thorough investigation into a reported theft from Gilliam's Lawn Service and Repair. Randall D. Donta, age 21, of Music Branch Ashland, KY was arrested without incident at a relatives' residence of Green Valley Drive Ashland, KY. Donta was charged with Theft by Unlawful Taking o/500 and lodged in the Boyd County Detention Center. Donta was an employee at Gilliam's and had been allegedly been involved with stealing several chain saw related items since August 2011.

The case is being investigated by Trooper Craig Morella.

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