Deputies: Men arrested for attempting to steal hemp in Pulaski Co.


PULASKI COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – Deputies say one Pulaski County hemp farmer was hit twice by thieves all within the span of a few hours.

The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office says the farmer called authorities saying he was holding 37-year-old Matthew Bell at gunpoint after he caught him with a trash bag full of hemp from the man’s farm.

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A few hours later they received another call.

That led to the arrests of 45-year-old Chistopher Walker, 27-year-old Chistopher Decker and 40-year-old Jimmy Cook.