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Trooper Shane Jacobs
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Post 10, Harlan
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Arrests Made in Burglary Case

Date of News Release: 01/09/2013

(Bledsoe, Ky.) -- Kentucky State police, Post 10 Harlan has been investigating a burglary that occurred in the Bledsoe community of Harlan County. On January 9, 2013 at approximately 1:00 p.m. KSP Detectives along with Troopers executed a search warrant at the residence of two suspects and recovered a large portion of the stolen property. While inside the residence, Troopers discovered property belonging to a Perry County victim whose home had been broken into the day before. TV's, cell phones, jewelry, clothing, and various other items were removed during the search. The two suspects were not at the residence at the time of the search. Later today, at approximately 4:45 p.m. Troopers located the suspects' vehicle on U.S. 119 and conducted a traffic stop. Billy Bailey, 34, from Willisburg, Ky and Bridget Edwards, 27, from Harlan, Ky were both arrested and lodged in the Harlan County Detention Center. During the search of the vehicle, they recovered additional electronics, clothing, old currency, and jewelry. Some of the items in the vehicle have been identified as property stolen from a residence in Knox County just a couple hours prior. The case remains under investigation by Det. Kenny Abner.

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