Scott County Coroner, KSP Troopers Indicted on over $40K in Theft


Three Scott county officials have recently had indictments returned against them in a stolen property case which sparked a special investigation by Kentucky state police. KSP had uncovered evidence that ammunition was being misappropriated, and had contacted the FBI before taking the investigation on internally. officials determined that more than $40,000 in ammunition had been removed from the KSP Supply Branch and delivered to the former county coroner’s residence.

As a result, Master trooper Mitch Harris was indicted on forgery and theft by unlawful taking over 10,000 dollars. Scott county coroner John Goble was also indicted in the case, on charged of receiving stolen property over $10,000, receiving stolen property (firearm), abuse of public trust less than $10,000, trafficking in controlled substance and two counts of official misconduct first degree. Michael Crawford, a retired KSP lieutenant colonel, was indicted for receiving stolen property over $10,000 and receiving a stolen firearm.