BARBOURVILLE — A Bailey Hollow man was arrested for burglary after Kentucky State Police, Post 10 Harlan investigated a burglary complaint on KY 1530 just outside of Barbourville.

At 9 p.m. Saturday KSP received the burglary complaint and Trooper Sidney Wagner responded to the scene and began investigation. Through his investigation he was able to arrest Samuel Owens, 45, and charge him with multiple charges including second-degree and third-degree burglary.

Preliminary investigation indicates Owens allegedly broke into two separate residences by force and also forcing his way into three buildings along KY 1530.

Wagner was able to return the majority of the stolen items back to the victims. During the investigation, Wagner located a new born fawn in the vehicle with other stolen items at which time Kentucky Fish Wildlife was contacted.

KSP is now asking for the public’s assistance with identifying the owner of two cattle gates. These items we also recovered at the scene. Anyone with information is urged to contact Wagner at Post 10 Harlan at 606-573-3131.

Owens was also charged with the following charges: DUI, no operator’s license, no registration, no insurance, two counts of second-degree burglary, two counts of third-degree burglary, two counts of second-degree criminal mischief, two counts of third-degree criminal mischief, possession of alcohol in vehicle, illegal possession of legend drug, prescription not in proper container, holding of wildlife without permit, theft of mail matter and theft over $500.00.

Case is still under investigation by Wagner. Also assisted at the scene was Deputy Bobby Jones.

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