Cars stolen in burglary at Knox County home

Letcher Asher (left), Taza Bowling (middle), Jeffery Gary (right)

KNOX COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – Deputies say three people were arrested in connection to a burglary in Knox County where three cars and furniture were stolen.

Knox County Sheriff’s Office says the investigation began on January 7 when deputies arrived at a home on Highway 1304 in Girdler. They say the victim told them a 1979 Corvette, 1990 Mercedes Benz, 1979 Chevy truck and some furniture had been taken from the home.

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On January 16, deputies say they charged 34-year-old Jeffery Gary and 45-year-old Letcher Asher with the burglary.

After investigating, troopers say they determined three more people, including 27-year-old Taza Bowling, were involved in the burglary. The two other suspects are currently not in custody.

With five people connected to the burglary, troopers say the charges have been ungraded to engaging in organized crime.

Troopers say the Corvette, Chevy truck and furniture were recovered.