Trooper Gregory Dukes
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 3, Bowling Green
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Cruelty to Animals Arrest in Hart County
Date of News Release: 01/05/2012
(Bowling Green, Ky.) –- On January 04, 2012 Kentucky State Police Post 03 responded to a complaint of Cruelty to Animals at 500 Johnson Cemetery Road in Hart County, KY.
When Trooper Jonathan McChesney arrived at this address he located animal remains in a wooded lot located next to this residence where the animals were being housed by the owner.
On January 05, 2012 Trooper McChesney charged the owner of the animals, Greg K.Rigdon (50) of Munfordville, KY with Cruelty to Animals 2nd degree. Mr. Rigdon was lodged in the Hart County Jail.
Kentucky State Police Post 03 has received prior complaints at this residence in reference to Cruelty to Animals. These past complaints were unsubstantiated.
Trooper McChesney is leading this investigation which is still ongoing.