KSP asking for assistance from the public in a Harlan theft case
From The Kentucky State Police Post 10 -
On Saturday, October 19, 2019 at approximately 7:00 p.m. Kentucky State Police, Post 10 Harlan received a complaint of a Burglary at 3280 Hwy 38 in the Evarts community of Harlan County.
Upon arrival on at the scene, troopers from Post 10 determined someone had forced their selves inside of the residence.
The victim (Jesse Whitfield) advised he had been out of town for a couple weeks and came back home to find out his gun safe and several guns had been stolen from his residence. Those guns include a 28 gauge shotgun, M1A grand, 22 rifle, and a Winchester safe. Troopers determined the force of entry was from the garage outside the residence and believe the theft happened sometime around the early part of October.
KSP is asking for assistance from the public with any information about the theft. You can contact Post 10 Harlan at 606-573-3131 and remain anonymous.
Case remains under investigation by Tpr. Matthew Barger.