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Bell County Forestry Camp Employee arrested for Rape

Date of News Release: 12/20/2013

(Frakes, Ky.) On December 20, 2013 at 1:33 P.M. Kentucky State Police Detective Bryan Johnson arrested Tasha Knuckles, 28, from Frakes, Ky. Mrs. Knuckles is charged with Rape 3rd degree and was lodged in the Bell County Detention Center.

On May 20, 2013 the Bell County Forestry Camp contacted KSP Post 10 about one of their employee's having sexual contact with a male inmate. Det. Johnson began an investigation and has obtained over 50 hours of phone conversations between Mrs. Knuckles and the inmate.

The case is still under investigation by Det. Bryan Johnson.

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