Sospechosos de Kentucky arrestados por robar a víctimas de tornados: policía

Los robos se produjeron aproximadamente una semana después de que una tormenta mortal azotara el estado., matando al menos 78 personas y destruyendo más de 1,000 hogares.

Sheriff diputados received a report of suspicious activity on Friday afternoon just half a mile away from a candle factory that was leveled during the tornadoes, leaving eight people dead.

It was reported that several suspects that appeared to have been working in a group were rummaging through persons personal property, and loading vehicles that were destroyed by the tornado,” la oficina del alguacil dijo.

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sospechoso muerto, they stopped the group before they could leave the area with stolen vehicles in tow.

Five Kentuckians were arrested on Friday for allegedly stealing vehicles and household items from tornado-damage victims.

Five Kentuckians were arrested on Friday for allegedly stealing vehicles and household items from tornado-damage victims. (Graves County Sheriff’s Office)

Two of the suspects were in possession of methamphetamine.

Kaitlyn Moore, 29, was charged with theft by unlawful taking of a vehicle, tampering with physical evidence, and possession of methamphetamine after the drug was allegedly foundhidden… in her body cavity.

Linda Morris, 52, was stopped with copper wiring, a new pair ofUggboots that she had stolen from someone’s home, and syringes containing methamphetamine, according to law enforcement.

She’s facing charges of theft by unlawful taking of an automobile, possession of methamphetamine, operating on a suspended license, and theft of personal property.

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Kevin Stowe, 55, was allegedly found with more than $ 120,000 dollars in cash while driving a vehicle with a stolen license plate. He was charged with theft of an automobile and theft of a vehicle registration plate.

Ronnie White, 57, and Lynne Bailey, 56, were both also charged with unlawful taking of an automobile.