arrest uptonHOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/22/13) – The Sheriff’s Office received a complaint of several guitars stolen from a residence located at Old Hopkinsville Rd. in Nortonville, on February 1, 2013.
 
The victim, Donald Grace of Nortonville, reported that the guitars were very valuable and the estimated cost was near $25,000.00 for the eight guitars stolen.
 
During the investigation, it was discovered that 18-year-old Jacob Upton had sold the eight guitars to Park Ave. Pawn Shop in Madisonville. Six of the guitars were located and recovered from Park Ave., but the other two had already been sold.
 
Upton was brought in and interviewed by Detective Will Coursey and Deputy Crick. During the course of the interview, Upton admitted to unlawfully entering into the residence and taking the guitars, and then selling them to the pawn shop. It was found that he collected $11,050.00 from the pawn shop for the guitars.
 
Upton was charged with the burglary and the items recovered were returned to the victim.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by Shelia Hopper
Photo provided by the Hopkins County Detention Center

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Ham Brings World a Little Closer

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/4/15) — Today’s communication methods are nothing new to seasoned ham radio operators, who have… Read More

County Clerk Warns of Telephone Scam in Hopkins County

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/3/15) — The Hopkins County Clerk’s Office has reported receiving several telephone calls from… Read More
1 DOW 17,730.11
-27.80 (-0.16%)    
2 S&P 2,076.78
-0.64 (-0.03%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,009.21
0.00 (0.00%)    

Most Read This Week

July 02, 2015 14733

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 02, 2015 7104

Police: Stand Off Suspect in Critical Condition

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 5382

UPDATE: Victim of Home Invasion/Homicide Died of…

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 4129

Accused Synthetic Marijuana Traffickers Appear in…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 28, 2015 3665

'Curb Service’ at Local Eatery Ends with DUI…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

June 24, 2015 45412

Western Kentucky, Southern Indiana's Largest…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 02, 2015 14733

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

July 03, 2015 3281

KMA Reminds Motorists of New Kentucky Red Light…

by David Holt
July 03, 2015 1265

Planning Commission Approves Re-zoning…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 03, 2015 1144

County Clerk Warns of Telephone Scam in Hopkins…

by Keenan Cloern
July 04, 2015 1089

Happenings and Meetings – Hopkins County

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 03, 2015 1026

States Where Motorcycles Can Run Red Lights…

by Michelle Megna
July 03, 2015 986

UPDATE - Suspicious Package under Investigation

by SurfKY News
July 04, 2015 962

Heavy Rains Flood Streets Around Town

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 03, 2015 711

Pet of the Day

by Natalie Ostrander
July 03, 2015 560

Beechmont All Stars Defeat Auburn All Stars 10-2

by Mike Groves, SurfKY News
July 03, 2015 557

Central City All Stars Top Bremen All Stars 8-5

by Mike Groves, SurfKY News