Last updated: July 09. 2014 5:48PM - 2074 Views
By Joe P. Asher jasher@civitasmedia.com

John Rutherford
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Kentucky State Police Trooper Joey Brigmon arrested John Rutherford for allegedly using another person’s credit to purchase oil.

According to the complaint, Rutherford, 44, of Calloway, used Brenda Craig’s personal information in order to make credit transactions at Advance Auto Parts.

The complaint states Rutherford used Craig’s bank account information to purchase $484.72 worth of oil from Advance Auto Parts on June 12.

The complaint additionally states Rutherford deceived the business be creating a false impression to a store employee that he was purchasing the oil for Craig.

Rutherford was charged with theft of identity of another without consent and theft by deception including cold checks under $500.

Rutherford was lodged in the Harlan County Detention Center on a $7,000 full cash bond.

In other police activity, Ronnie Joe Penny Jr., 29, of Kenvir, was arrested by Evarts City Police Officer William Clogston on Tuesday.

According to the citation, Clogston was dispatched to the scene of a wreck. Penny told the officer he had become tired and wrecked the vehicle. Clogston noticed signs of intoxication and administered a sobriety test.

Penny was charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol fourth offense, menacing, third-degree criminal mischief and reckless driving.

Penny was lodged in the Harlan County Detention Center on a $10,000 full cash bond.

Joe P. Asher may be reached at 606-573-4510, ext. 1161 or on Twitter #joe_hde

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