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Recovery of Stolen Property in Laurel County

Date of News Release: 04/04/2012

(London, KY.) - On Monday April 2, 2012, Post 10 Harlan Trooper Jay Sowders responded to the theft of three ATVs from Corbin Motors Sports in the Corbin community of Knox County. Further investigation led Post 11 units to a residence on Orchard Road in East Bernstadt where Detective Richie Baxter recovered two Polaris RZR-S ATVs, each valued at $20,000.

Subsequent investigation, by Detective Baxter, James W. Harrison, age 45, and Michael D. White, age 36, both of London, were arrested and charged with Receiving Stolen Property Over $10,000 and lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center. Patrick Watkins, age 47, of London was cited to court for Receiving Stolen Property Over $10,000.

Detective Baxter is continuing the investigation and was assisted by officers from the Kentucky State Police.

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