Police Impersonators Arrested For Robberies

Police have arrested three suspects who are thought to be responsible for several robberies in Owlsey County.

Police were responding to an armed robbery when they spotted the suspects vehicle. The driver, 27 year old Jeremiah Burch, was apprehended by police, but the passenger, Ronald Turner, fled from the car.

Police later captured Turner with the assistance of a police dog. Another passenger, Tanya Burch, was also arrested at the scene.

Police believe that all suspects are thought to have committed three different armed robberies that have occurred in Owsley County since this past Saturday.

Police tell us that the suspects identify themselves as police officers and then force themselves into the residence, robbing the victims.

The suspects are being held in the Three Forks Regional Jail.

If you have any information regarding these crimes, you are asked to call the Kentucky State Police at 1-800-222-5555 or 859-623-2404.


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  • by Creighton Stephens Location: South Shore, Kentucky on Jul 17, 2007 at 02:28 PM
    The Kentucky penal system will deal well with these individuals. They seem to be the type that think someone owes them something. Only thing we owe 'em is taxpayers' money to incarcerate them. I hope they enjoy themselves the next few years.
  • by Millicent Location: Owsley on Jul 17, 2007 at 01:12 PM
    I heard that these were UNITE informants.
  • by Anonymous on Jul 17, 2007 at 01:12 PM
    I understand the suspects identify themselves as UNITE undercover officers

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