MOUNT OLIVET — A pair has been indicted after allegedly embezzling greater than $100,000 from the Robertson County Fireplace Division.
Larry Burden and Angela Burden had been each members of the hearth division, in keeping with Fireplace Chief Frank Fulton.
The couple had been indicted by a Robertson County Grand Jury on Monday. They face prices of abuse of the general public belief ($100,000 or extra), complicity to abuse of the general public belief, theft by illegal taking and complicity to theft by illegal taking.
In response to robertsoncounty.ky.gov, Larry Burden serves because the county highway supervisor and strong waste coordinator.
The indictment says that between January 2014 to February 10, 2023, Larry and Angela Burden allegedly “obtained public cash or property valued at $100,000 or extra topic to a recognized authorized obligation to make a specified fee or different disposition, whether or not from the general public cash or property or its proceeds and deliberately handled the general public cash or property as his personal and didn’t make the required fee or disposition.”
In response to the indictment, Larry and Angela Burden are being held on $114,000 bail. They’re required to haven’t any contact with the premises of the Robertson County Fireplace Division, shall haven’t any illegal contact with co-defendants, shall be monitored with drug testing on the route of pretrial companies, shall not eat any alcohol or managed substances, shall make all court docket appearances and shall not commit any additional offenses.
On Tuesday, Angela and Larry Burden had been incarcerated within the Bourbon County Detention Middle in Paris.
A 3rd, unrelated, indictment was additionally handed down on Monday for Ethan Woodrow Ketterer, for prices associated to arson.
In response to the indictment, Ketterer was indicted on two counts of second-degree arson, one rely of theft by illegal taking (beneath $500), one rely of first-degree prison mischief and one rely of first-degree persistent felony offender.
The indictment says that on Could 25 and June 8, Ketterer allegedly dedicated the crime of arson by beginning a hearth with the intent to destroy or injury a camper owned by Jerry Reed. He additionally allegedly took property valued at lower than $500 from Reed.
Others indicted included:
— Joe Allan Myers, one rely of theft by illegal taking.
— Emily Becht, one rely first-degree possession of a managed substance, first offense, one rely possession of drug paraphernalia, one rely theft by unlwaful taking and one rely falsely reporting an incident.