Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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Morehead Man Arrested on Felony Charges
Date of News Release: 11/28/2012
(MOREHEAD, KY) -- On Tuesday November 27 2012, Kentucky State Police in Morehead received a burglary complaint at two residences on Ridgeway drive in Morehead. Trooper Anson Tribby and Trooper Josh Preece responded to the scene and conducted an investigation where they discovered that over $10,000 worth of items were stolen from the two residences. On Wednesday November 28, Kentucky State Police Trooper Josh Preece and KSP CVE Officer Tommy Jones responded to a different residence on Ridgeway Drive and located Shawn Bear, 21 years old, of Morehead in possession of the stolen items inside of his residence. Mr. Bear was taken into custody and charged with Burglary 2nd Degree, Burglary 3rd Degree, Criminal Mischief 1st Degree, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. The items have been recovered and returned to the owners. Mr. Bear is lodged at the Rowan County Detention Center. The case remains under investigation by Trooper Anson Tribby.