State Police: Man Stole Donations for Missing Teen

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A Rockcastle County man is out of jail after State Police charged him with stealing from a reward fund.

Randy Gross was arrested on Tuesday after court documents revealed he had taken donations that belonged to the Brookelyn Farthing Reward Fund.

The documents said Gross took a total of $263 from December 4 – 6, while promising donators their money would go toward finding the missing teen.

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Brookelyn Farthing disappeared in June.

Gross said he confessed to keeping the money because he was threatened by a detective.

He said he had always planned on giving the money to the family.