Trooper Shaun Little
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 9, Pikeville
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Arrest made in robbery in Floyd County
Date of News Release: 01/21/2011
(Ligon, Ky.) -- An arrest has been made in connection with a robbery that occurred in Floyd County on January 14, 2011 at the Adkins Quik Stop in Honaker. Jeremy L. Pennington, 31, of Ligon was arrested and charged with Robbery 1st Degree, Possession of a Handgun by a Convicted Felon, and Persistent Felony Offender 1st Degree.
Detective Kevin Newsome with the Kentucky State Police at Post 9 in Pikeville was the investigator in this incident. Detective Newsome was able to identify Pennington based on fingerprints that were left at the scene.
Mr. Pennington was lodged in the Floyd County Detention Center.