KSP searching for wanted individuals in two cases


HICKORY, Ky. (WTVQ/Press Release) – Kentucky State Police Post 1 Troopers are searching for two male individuals wanted for different charges and want the public’s help in finding them.

Justin Riley, 39, of Graves County is wanted on charges of Assault 4th Degree and Criminal Mischief 1st Degree.

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Justin Riley
(Source: Kentucky State Police)

These charges come from an assault that happened in the Golo area of Graves County on June 26. Riley is also being sought on a Graves County bench warrant for Failure to Pay Child Support. He is known to live outdoors in a makeshift treehouse near the Golo area, but authorities have been unable to locate him.

J.D. McNew, 64, of McCracken County is also wanted by Post 1 Troopers.

J.D. McNew
(Source: Kentucky State Police)

McNew was convicted on Rape and Sodomy charges in Missouri and moved into Kentucky. He is required by Kentucky law to register as a sexual offender as a lifetime regsitrant.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Justin Riley or J.D. McNew is asked to contact Kentucky State Police, Post 1 at 270-856-3721 or anonymously at 1-800-222-5555.  Citizens may also report tips anonymously through the KSP app.