TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Criminal arrest in Lyon County
Date of News Release: 03/31/2011
(Mayfield, Ky.) -- A three month investigation by the Kentucky State Police ended with the arrest of Richard N. Thompson Jr., age 21, of Kuttawa, Kentucky. He was charged with Arson in the Second Degree and Fraudulent Insurance Acts Over $500.00. The case is still under investigation by Arson and Investigator Detective Frank Gresham of the Kentucky State Police. Assisting in the investigation was the Kentucky Fire Marshal's Office and the Lyon County Sheriffs Office. Thompson was lodged in the Caldwell County Jail on a $15,000.00 Bond.