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Cops say culvert stolen from Goose Creek, TV taken from senior center




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Police say a man stole a culvert from a mining company in Goose Greek and dragged the culvert behind his truck to his residence.

Kentucky State Police Trooper Adam Hall found the truck with a culvert attached by a chain at Charles Christopher Archer’s residence located at 3226 Highw ay

317,

Jackhorn.

Hall followed the scrape marks the culvert had made on KY 317 back to Revelation Mining at Goose Greek.

A large flat screen television set found in the cab of Archer’s truck matched the description of a television set taken from a wall of the Hemphill Senior Citizens Center, said Sgt. Barry Engle of the Letcher County Sheriff ’s Department.

A stolen toolbox from the same Hemphill area was found in Archer’s truck, Engle said.

Archer was arrested on Oct. 4 and charged with theft by unlawful taking, third-degree burglary and criminal mischief.

A tire belong to Tara Richie of Goose Creek was found in Archer’s truck on Oct. 7 and he was charged with theft by unlawful taking.

Archer remains in the Letcher County Jail. Bond is $25,000 cash plus home incarceration for the charges of third-degree burglary and criminal mischief.

Bond is $500 cash for the theft by unlawful taking charge.


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