Trooper Jeffrey Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 4, Elizabethtown
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Arson Arrest in Breckinridge County
Date of News Release: 12/29/2011
(Elizabethtown, Ky.) –- On Thursday December 29, at 2:40 pm the Kentucky State Police arrested Eric Alan Humphrey of 367 Finley Butler Road in Westview in connection with a series of arsons in Breckinridge County, Kentucky. The arsons occurred during the period of February 18, 2011 thru December 28, 2011. Damaged property from the arsons included a barn, a Breckinridge County School Bus, and various lake front properties. Humphrey, age 39 was lodged in the Breckinridge County Detention Center on 6 counts of Arson 3rd Degree. The investigation was a joint effort of the Kentucky State Police, Breckinridge County Sheriff's Office and The Kentucky State Fire Marshal's Office. The investigation is ongoing. KSP Arson Investigator Terry Scott is leading the investigation.