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Update: Nicholas County Arson Arrest

Date of News Release: 10/19/2012

(Carlisle, KY) The Dry Ridge Post of the Kentucky State Police arrested two subjects in Nicholas County today. A tip was called into the Carlisle Police Department which Arson Investigator Curtis Combs followed up on. He located the listed suspects and interviewed them. After his interview with the subjects they were placed under arrest and charged. Russell Sowers (19) of Carlisle was charged with Arson 2nd degree and Joshua Haddix (19) of Carlisle was charged with complicity to commit Arson 2nd degree and lodged at the Bourbon County Detention Center. The subjects are charged with the arson at 258 Lower Sharpsburg Road in Nicholas County. This was a double wide trailer that was not being lived in. The arson occurred on June 16, 2012. More arrest are pending further investigation. The Arsons remain under investigation by Arson Investigator Curtis Combs of the Kentucky State Police Dry Ridge Post 6.

An additional arrest has been made in reference this news release from October 18, 2012. Paul D. May (22) of Carlisle was charged with Arson 2nd degree. Paul May was interviewed by Investigator Curtis Combs today and placed under arrest after the interview for the arson at 258 Lower Sharpsburg Road. He has been lodged at the Bourbon County Detention Center.

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Nicholas County Arson Arrest

Date of News Release: 10/18/2012

(Carlisle, KY) The Dry Ridge Post of the Kentucky State Police arrested two subjects in Nicholas County today. A tip was called into the Carlisle Police Department which Arson Investigator Curtis Combs followed up on. He located the listed suspects and interviewed them. After his interview with the subjects they were placed under arrest and charged. Russell Sowers (19) of Carlisle was charged with Arson 2nd degree and Joshua Haddix (19) of Carlisle was charged with complicity to commit Arson 2nd degree and lodged at the Bourbon County Detention Center. The subjects are charged with the arson at 258 Lower Sharpsburg Road in Nicholas County. This was a double wide trailer that was not being lived in. The arson occurred on June 16, 2012. More arrest are pending further investigation. The Arsons remain under investigation by Arson Investigator Curtis Combs of the Kentucky State Police Dry Ridge Post 6.

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