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KSP Promotes Three With Morehead Ties

Date of News Release: 09/29/2016

Sgt. Toby Gardner (left), Sgt. Steven Wilson (center) and Sgt. Jackie D. Cottrell, III (right) Sgt. Toby Gardner (left), Sgt. Steven Wilson (center) and Sgt. Jackie D. Cottrell, III (right) Sgt. Toby Gardner (left), Sgt. Steven Wilson (center) and Sgt. Jackie D. Cottrell, III (right)

The sons of three Morehead couples have been promoted by the Kentucky State Police. Sgt. Toby Gardner (left), Sgt. Steven Wilson (center) and Sgt. Jackie D. Cottrell, III (right) received their promotional certificates from KSP Commissioner Rick Sanders and John Grate, deputy secretary of the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet, on Sept. 16, 2016. A 20-year KSP veteran, Gardner is assigned to KSP Post 6 in Dry Ridge. He is the son of Gary and Patricia Gardner of Morehead. Wilson is a three-year veteran assigned to the Facilities Security Branch. He is the son of Dwain and Sandy Wilson of Morehead. Cottrell is a 12-year veteran of the agency and is assigned to KSP Post 6 in Dry Ridge. He is the son of Jackie and Nancy Cottrell of Morehead.