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News Release

Kentucky State Police Make Two Arrests in 2016 Burglaries

Date of News Release: 05/30/2017

EDDYVILLE, Ky. (May 18, 2017) – Kentucky State Police have charged two Princeton, Kentucky men following an investigation that began March of last year. Following the April 19, 2016 request from KSP for information, information was received from the public which furthered their ongoing investigation. During the course of the investigation, KSP Detectives discovered one of the suspects, Jason Wynn, had also been involved in three other burglaries from the same area. KSP presented information to a Lyon County Grand Jury which resulted in the issuance of indictments on May 1, 2017 for all four burglaries.

Travis D. Hale, age 25, of Princeton, Kentucky has been charged with Second Degree Burglary and Theft by Unlawful Taking Over $10,000. At the time of his arrest, he was already incarcerated in Hopkins County Jail.

Jason C. Wynn, age 32, of Princeton, Kentucky has been charged with four counts of Second Degree Burglary, Theft by Unlawful Taking Over $10,000, and First Degree Persistent Felony Offender. At the time of his arrest, Wynn was already incarcerated at Roederer Correctional Facility (Kentucky Department of Corrections) in Oldham County.

KSP was assisted during the investigation by Lyon County Sheriff Department, Eddyville Police Department, and Princeton Police Department.

The investigation is continuing by Detective Eric Fields. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Kentucky State Police Post 1 at 270-856-3721 or anonymously at 1-800-222-5555. Citizens may also report tips anonymously through the KSP app. The app is available for iPhone, iPad and Android applications and can be easily downloaded free of charge through Apple and Google Play stores.