Man arrested for donut scam in Harlan Co.


HARLAN COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- A man in Harlan County is accused in a scam deputies say involved donuts.

The Harlan County Sheriff’s Office says deputies picked up 39-year old Oscar Whitehead for outstanding warrants then realized Whitehead was the suspect in a theft case.

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Deputies say Whitehead was pretending to sell doughnuts for what he claimed was school fundraiser.

Officers are also investigating a similar scam in Bell County.