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Two Arrested on Arson Charges in Hart County

Date of News Release: 05/31/2012

(Bowling Green, KY.) -- On Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at 5:37 A.M., Kentucky State Police Post 3 Bowling Green responded to Matthew Street in Munfordville, Kentucky regarding two automobiles that were allegedly set on fire.

Kentucky State Police Arson Investigator David West was contacted and through his investigation arrested two individuals for the fire.

Venchel Thomas Poynter (22) of Munfordville, Kentucky was arrested and charged with two counts of Arson 2nd Degree on Wednesday, May 30, 2012.

William Damon Sexton (50) of Horse Cave, Kentucky was arrested and charged with two counts of Arson 2nd Degree on Thursday, May 31, 2012.

Venchel Thomas Poynter was lodged in the Hart County Jail.

William Damon Sexton was lodged in the Barren County Jail.

The investigation is ongoing and is being led by Arson Investigator David West. Investigator West was assisted by Trooper Jeremy Hodges, Trooper Joel Huff, Trooper Ronnie Reynolds, Trooper Jeremy Smith, and Trooper Daniel White.

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