TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Metcalfe County Man Arrested for Arson
Date of News Release: 05/02/2013
(Edmonton, KY.) -- 31-year-old Bobby Bishop of Edmonton was arrested today (05/02/2013) at 1:25 PM CST at his residence and charged with Arson 1st Degree, Wanton Endangerment 1st Degree and Criminal Mischief 1st Degree. The charges stem from an investigation into a mobile home fire that occurred at 1:59 AM CST on April 27th at 7632 Sulpher Well Knob Lick Road in Edmonton, KY. The fire was set from within the residence while Bishop's wife and child were still inside. Bishop was lodged in the Barren County Jail. Kentucky State Police Arson Investigator Alex Wesley is investigating and was assisted by the State Fire Marshall's office.