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KSP Arson Task Force Investigates Local Fire
According to a press release from Trooper Robert Purdy Kentucky State Police Post 7 in Richmond, The Kentucky State Police is investigating a fire that destroyed a cabin on Carpenter Ridge in Jackson County on Friday, October 14, 2016. Purdy said The initial investigation indicates that the cabin located approximately three miles from S-Tree Road on Carpenter Ridge Road, was allegedly set on fire before the first 911 call at approximately 6:20 pm. As a result of the ongoing investigation, a vehicle was photographed by a game camera near the scene, and KSP is asking for the publicís help identifying the driver or owner of the vehicle for information about the fire. The truck seen in the area is a newer model black single cab Chevrolet pickup. If anyone has any other information or photographs of the vehicle, they are asked to call KSP Post 7 at 859.623.2404 or the Arson Task Force at 800.27ARSON (800.272.7766)
Officials Look For Men Accused of Abduction and Theft
By Sue Caldwell, Reporter
Sgt Keith Berry of The Jackson County Sheriff's Office is investigating an incident which occurred on Friday, October 21st in Jackson County. Berry said, his office is asking for help from the public in locating and identifying two male subjects driving an older model Pontiac Sunfire that is purple/maroon in color. According to the report on Saturday October 22nd, a person who wishes to remain anonymous reported to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office that on Friday, October 21st at approximately 9am he was parked off of Pigeon Roost Road close to Hwy 30 West when two unknown white males stopped and asked him if he was ok. According to Berry the victim said, two unknown males who appeared to be 40 to 50 years old took him down to the ground and tied his hands together.