Sheriff's Dept. Snaps Series of Thefts

The Barren County Sheriff's Dept. snaps a series of copper wire thefts, totaling $10,000 .

Acting on a tip they received on July 31, Barren County Sheriff Chris Eaton, two detectives and three deputies arrested an adult male and two juveniles at 702 South Dixie Highway in Cave City.

James Jacob Howling admitted stealing cable wire from Park City six different times.

Howling and the two juveniles are charged with six-counts of theft by unlawful taking over $300.

Howling is also charged with six-counts of second degree unlawful transaction with a minor.

Sametta Johnson was also arrested along with the other three. She is charged with disorderly conduct.

More arrests are still pending. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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