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Lyon County Man Arrested for Arson and Burglary

Date of News Release: 12/02/2014

Melvin W. Harris

(Kuttawa, Ky.) - Kentucky State Police Post 1 Detective Frank Gresham charged 56 year-old Melvin W. Harris of Kuttawa with Arson in the Second Degree, Burglary in the Second Degree, Criminal Mischief in the First Degree, and Selling or Receiving a vehicle with a removed or altered vehicle identification number. Harris was arrested on Tuesday December 2, 2014 and lodged in the Union County Jail on a $17,500 bond.

The near three month long investigation was initiated by the Kentucky State Police in connection with an Arson and Burglary investigation that occurred on KY-93 South on September 8, 2014. The investigation continues by Detective Frank Gresham of the Kentucky State Police.