The FBI has concluded that the human remains found on Friday, July 24th near the border of Nelson and Washington Counties are not Crystal Rogers. Over the last few months, the FBI has utilized the Combined DNA Index System (CODIS) in an attempt to identify the remains. Unfortunately, a match was not found. The Nelson County Sheriff’s Office will continue to be lead on the investigation of the unidentified remains and the FBI will be available to assist if needed. The FBI and our law enforcement partners understand that many in the community were hopeful that these remains would bring answers to the Crystal Rogers case. This latest development most certainly does not affect the unwavering resolve of the FBI personnel assigned to investigate the disappearance of Crystal Rogers. Bringing justice to the community of Bardstown remains a top priority of FBI Louisville.
LEXINGTON, Ky. – A Raceland, Kentucky, man, Gary Kendall, age 66, was sentenced in federal court on Monday, to 120 months in prison, by U.S. District Court Judge David Bunning, for possession of child pornography. According to his plea agreement, Kentucky State Police began investigating Kendall based on a cybertip from the National Center for […]
The University Center of the Mountains made it possible for Pashia Prater to earn a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice with a psychology minor from Eastern Kentucky University. The 2014 Hazard High School graduate earned her EKU degree in May and she has plans to earn a master’s degree. “The UCM allowed me to […]
Felony Arrest Owingsville, KY. (July 17, 2020) – On July 16,2020 the Bath County Grand Jury returned an Indictment on Joshua Eugene Preece, age 39 of Rowan County. Joshua Eugene Preece was arrested in Rowan County by Kentucky State Police on July 17, 2020. The charges include 14 counts of Promoting a Sexual Performance of a […]