Cumberland County Burglary Arrest

By Gene Birk | 

Five area law enforcement agencies combine to arrest a suspect in a string of pharmacy burglaries.

At about 2:18 this morning officers from the Kentucky State Police in Columbia, the HIDTA Drug Task Force, the Russell Springs and Burkesville Police Departments, and the Cumberland County Sheriff's Department arrested 30-year-old Jason Collins of Columbia.

Collins was taken into custody at "Morgan's Medicines" pharmacy in Burkesville charged with third degree burglary and theft of a controlled substance.

He is lodged in the Adair County Regional Jail.

Other arrests are expected in connection with a recent string of pharmacy burglaries in the area.