Man accused of identity theft in three counties

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MAYFIELD, Ky. (WTVQ) – A two-month investigation led to the arrest of a Mayfield man in an identity theft case, according to Kentucky State Police.

Investigators say 33-year-old Chester Riley is accused of using personal information from several people to apply for lines of credit, make purchases and access online accounts of his victims.

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According to KSP, the victims were in the Marshall, McCracken and Graves County areas.

Investigators say when Riley was arrested, he had multiple items containing personal information of both known and unknown victims.  They say Riley also had more than a half gram of suspected methamphetamine.

State Police say Riley is charged with identity theft and possession of a controlled substance, among other charges.