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Public Corruption - Arrest of Former Public Official

Date of News Release: 12/8/2016

MORGANFIELD, KY. In July 2016 the Kentucky State Police, Drug Enforcement/Special Enforcement (DE/SI) West Branch received a complaint of possible theft at Morganfield Police Department in Union County Kentucky. At the time of the theft Craig Bolds was the Chief of Police. On December 8, 2016, former Police Chief Craig Bolds, age 41, was arrested and charged with Abuse of Public Trust, Theft by Failure to Make Required Disposition (greater than $500), Theft by Unlawful Taking u/$500 and 3 counts of Theft by Unlawful Taking o/$500 but u/$10,000. Detective Dan Morck continues this investigation.

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Contact: Trooper Corey King
270.577.1567
corey.king@ky.gov