TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Marion County Arson
Date of News Release: 11/25/2013
(LEBANON, KY) – Post 15 Arson Investigator Alex Wesley is investigating a Burglary/Arson that occurred on the morning of Friday, November 22, 2013 at the Limestone Distillery at 1280 Veterans Memorial Hwy in Lebanon. Marion County 911 was notified just before 6:00 AM EDT by the Distillery alarm company about a possible break in. Lebanon Police responded and found an active fire in the rear of the building and called for the Lebanon Fire Department to respond. The structural integrity was not affected and there were no injuries reported.The investigation found that entry had been made and a fire had been set.
The Kentucky State Police are also being assisted by the State Fire Marshall's Office and the ATF. If anyone has any information regarding this crime, please call 1-800-222-5555 or the Arson Hotline at 1-800-272-7766. You may also text a tip by texting 67283 in the address field and KSPTIP in the message field. Leave a space and then enter information about a crime.