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KSP recovers over $200,000.00 of stolen equipment in Cumberland County

Date of News Release: 07/20/2016

BURKESVILLE, Ky. (July 20, 2016) - 45-year-old Lanny D. Allen, of Indianapolis, IN, has been arrested and charged with multiple counts of Receiving Stolen Property over $10,000 and Receiving Stolen Property under $10,000. and lodged in the Adair County Jail.

On Tuesday, May 17th, 2016 the Cumberland County Sheriff's Department recovered a stolen dump truck out of Indianapolis, IN. As a result of the investigation, Allen, a part time resident of Burkesville, KY was identified as a suspect. The Sheriff's Department, in conjunction with detectives from Post 15 and the Kentucky State Police Vehicle Investigations section, executed an arrest warrant and Allen was arrested on Tuesday, July 19th.

A subsequent search of several properties led to the recovery of over $200,000.00 in stolen cars, farm equipment and other items. If anyone has any information regarding this investigation, contact the Kentucky State Police at 1-800-222-5555.