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News Release

Felony Arrest of Former Carter County Deputy

Date of News Release: 03/21/2014

(Ashland, Ky.) - The Kentucky State Police have arrested a Former Carter County Sheriff's Office Deputy after conducting an investigation into criminal acts being committed by Deputy Matthew Morrison while he was employed with the Sheriff's Department.

On February 14, 2014 The Kentucky State Police received a report alleging Morrison had neglected to serve an arrest warrant in exchange for sexual favors. An investigation began and it was determined additional criminal acts had also been conducted by Morrison while acting in his official capacity as a Deputy with the Carter County Sheriff's Office.

During the course of the investigation evidence substantiated the original allegation in which Morrison neglected to serve an arrest warrant and received sexual favors. It was also revealed Morrison had engaged in several illegal transactions involving controlled substances (pills).

(Morrison had been terminated from the Carter County Sheriff's Department prior to the initiation of the investigation.)

On March 21, 2014 Matthew Morrison, age 38, of Grayson KY, was arrested lodged in the Carter County Detention Center and charged with:


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