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Second arrest made in Knox County Ky. burglary case

From the Knox County KY. Sheriff's Department -

George Allen - KCDC

On Monday, January 18, 2021 at approximately 5:00 am Knox County Deputy Bobby Jones responded to a complaint of a burglary in progress at a residence on KY 229 near the Laurel County Line. When Deputy Jones arrived at the residence, he observed a pick-up truck with an attached utility trailer parked in the driveway.


The truck and the trailer were loaded with furniture items that had been removed from the residence. Deputy Jones also observed a man inside the truck. After conducting an investigation, Deputy Jones arrested 53 year old John David Hudson of Green Road, KY. charging him with Burglary-2nd Degree and Theft by Unlawful Taking or Disposition-over $500.


On Saturday, January 30, 2021, the man that fled on foot from the residence, 32 year old George Allen of Barbourville, KY. was arrested and charged with Burglary-2nd Degree and Theft by Unlawful Taking or Disposition-over $500.


George Allen was also wanted on a Knox County Bench Warrant for Possession of Controlled Substance-1st Degree. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

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