Trooper Jonathan Biven
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 3, Bowling Green
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Felony Arrest in Barren County
Date of News Release: 06/02/2011
(Bowling Green, Ky.) -- On March 1, 2011, Kentucky State Police Post 3, Bowling Green, was contacted by the Cave City Police Department regarding a complaint involving John Roger Scott (49) of Cave City, KY, who was previously the maintenance supervisor for the city of Cave City. It is alleged that between December 2, 2010, and February 15, 2011, John Scott used a Visa card that was assigned to him by the city of Cave City to make several personal purchases.
On Thursday, May 26, 2011, the Barren County Grand Jury indicted John Scott with one count of Fraudulent Use of a Credit/Debit Card $500.00 or more, but less than $10,000 and Official Misconduct, 1st Degree.
On Tuesday, May 31, 2011, John Scott was taken into custody and lodged in the Barren County Jail.
The investigation is still ongoing and is being led by Trooper Lonnie Hodges.