TFC Jay Thomas
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Kentucky State Police
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KSP arrests New Concord man for Arson
Date of News Release: 05/30/2014
(New Concord, KY.) - The Kentucky State Police conducted a three month investigation into a house fire which occurred on February 20, 2014 in New Concord. As a result of the investigation KSP arrested John B. Bolte, 42 of New Concord.
Kentucky State Police Arson Investigator Frank Gresham presented his investigation to the Calloway County Grand Jury, on Thursday May 29, 2014. After hearing his testimony the Grand jury returned a true bill.
Trooper Jody Cash assisted KSP Arson Investigator Gresham in serving the indictment warrant on Friday May 30, 2014. Mr. Bolte was charged with Arson second degree (B felony), Fraudulent Insurance Acts over $500 (D felony), Burning Personal Property to Defraud Insurer (D felony), and Tampering with Physical Evidence (D felony). Bolte was lodged in the Calloway County Detention Center.
The investigation is ongoing by KSP Arson Investigator Frank Gresham.