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Jail Employee Arrested on Theft Charges

CORBIN, Ky. (AP) - A jail employee is sitting behind bars on
charges that she stole from the detention center where she worked.
Whitley County Jailer Ken Mobley says Brittany Lynch was
arrested Tuesday and charged with four counts of unlawful taking.
The Times-Tribune reports Mobley says Lynch has admitted to
taking a jail two-way radio, bond money and cash from a co-worker's
purse.
Lynch had worked at the Whitley County Detention Center for
about four months but it is unclear what her job entitled.
Kentucky State Police, Williamsburg Police and Mobley began
investigating when bond money and jail property went missing.
Mobley says jail employees must sign paperwork when bonds are
received but the missing bonds' paperwork were signed by Lynch.
She is being held at the McCreary County Jail on $15,000 bond.
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Information from: The Times-Tribune,
http://www.thetimestribune.com

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