Glasgow, Ky. (February 8th, 2023) – On Tuesday, February 7th, 2023 the Kentucky State Police Post 3 was requested by the Barren County Jailer to investigate a theft complaint involving a Barren County Deputy Jailer. Troopers responded to the Barren County Jail to investigate.
Preliminary investigation indicates that Deputy Jailer Dustin Young, 25, of Edmonton stole money from a current inmate lodged in the Barren County Jail. Young was arrested and charged with Theft by Unlawful Taking Over $1,000. Young was lodged in the Warren County Jail.
The investigation continues and is being led by Trooper Jonathan McChesney. He was assisted by the Barren County Jailer and staff.
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