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Two Murray Residents Arrested in Calloway County

Date of News Release: 04/04/2013

(Hickory, KY ) -- On 04/03/2013, Kentucky State Police received a complaint of a possible non-compliant sex offender living on Diuguid Drive in Murray. Troopers, along with KY Probation and Parole Officers, conducted a check of a residence on Diuguid Drive and located Billy Houk and Amanda Brochin at the residence. Through investigation, it was determined the Mr. Houk had been living at the residence for over two months without registering the address and was also in violation of other sex offender regulations. It was also determined that Mr. Houk and Ms. Brochin had provided Kentucky State Police with false information about Mr. Houk's residency during a previous compliance check approximately 2 months prior.

Ms. Brochin was charged with Harboring a Non-Compliant Sex Offender Registrant 1st Offense. Mr. Houk was charged with Failure to Comply with Sex Offender Registration 1st Offense, Registered Sex Offender Residence Restrictions 1st Offense, Sex Offender IM/Chat/Social Network Use, and False Statement to Law Enforcement in Reference to Non-Compliant Sex Offender Registrant 1st Offense. Both were lodged in the Calloway County Detention Center.

The investigation is continuing by Trooper Jody Cash.

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