Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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Anonymous tip leads to the arrest robbery suspects
Date of News Release: 02/17/2011
(Morehead, Ky.) -- Kentucky State Police in Morehead received an anonymous tip that robbery suspects Thomas Eugene Logan and James "Ty" Taylor were in the Sharkey area. State Police Detectives and Troopers responded to 50 Hood Lane and apprehended Logan and Taylor. Logan was arrested and charged with Robbery First Degree of the Town and County Foodmart in Sharpsburg, KY. The robbery occurred on January 29, 2011 and is being investigated by Detective Toby Gardner. Taylor was arrested and charged with Robbery First Degree of the Ramada Inn in Mt. Sterling, KY. The robbery occurred on February 6, 2011 and is being investigated by the Mt. Sterling Police Department. Logan and Taylor were arrested without incident.
Original News Release Below:
Date of News Release: 02/16/2011
(Morehead, Ky.) -- The Kentucky State Police Post 8 Morehead is seeking the assistance from the public to locate a robbery suspect. Thomas Eugene Logan, Date of Birth 10-03-1989, is wanted for the January 29, 2011 armed robbery of the Town and Country Foodmart in Sharpsburg, Kentucky. Mr. Taylor is also wanted by the Mount Sterling Police Department for Robbery 1st Degree in connection with an armed robbery at the Ramada Inn in Mount Sterling on February 6, 2011. Mr. Logan has a tattoo on the back of his left arm that says "HOPE" on it. Mr. Logan may be in the company of James "Ty" Taylor and should be considered armed and dangerous. These cases remain under investigation by Kentucky State Police Detective Toby Gardner and Mt. Sterling Police Department Captain David Charles. Anyone having any further information is encouraged to contact Kentucky State Police at (606) 784-4127 or the Mt. Sterling Police Department at (859) 498-8899.