Trooper Shaun Little
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 9, Pikeville
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Virginia Robbery Suspect Apprehended in Kentucky
Date of News Release: 10/04/2011
(Mouthcard,Ky.) -- Post 9 Pikeville received a call that Buchanan Virginia Sheriff's Office and Virginia State Police were pursuing a possible armed robbery suspect into the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The pursuit ended in the Mouthcard community of Pike County where the subject fled on foot. A short time after the subject was located on Motley Fork of Feds Creek and taken into custody by the Kentucky State Police. The subject was identified as 35 year old Michael Bartley of Elkhorn City. Bartley was transported to the Pike County Detention Center where he was lodged. This incident remains under investigation by the Kentucky State Police, Buchanan County Virginia Sheriff's Office and the Virginia State Police.