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One Arrested in Home Invasion, Seeking Whereabouts of Another

Date of News Release: 11/24/2014

Tanner Spears

(Pikeville, Ky.) - On Friday November 21, 2014, Tanner Spears, 21, of Pikeville, KY was arrested on indictment warrants by Kentucky State Police. Spears was indicted by a Floyd County grand jury on multiple charges of kidnapping, robbery, and theft over $10,000. Spears was indicted in connection with a series of home invasions and robberies in Floyd County.

Johnathan Austin Weddington, Wanted

In addition to Spears, Johnathan Austin Weddington, 23, was indicted in Floyd County on the same charges as Spears. Weddington is also a person of interest in several Pike County area robberies and home invasions. The indictments are a result of a lengthy ongoing investigation by Kentucky State Police, Post 09 detectives. Kentucky State Police are asking if anyone has any information as to the whereabouts of Johnathan Austin Weddington, please contact the Kentucky State Police Post 09, Pikeville at (606) 433-7711 or toll free at 1-800-222-5555. Callers can remain anonymous.