Ky. officials arrest Bell Co. man in string of burglaries

Ky. officials arrest Bell Co. man in string of burglaries

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Justin Collett (source: Bell County Detention Center) Justin Collett (source: Bell County Detention Center)

ARJAY, Ky. (WATE) - Authorities made an arrest in a string of burglaries in Knox County, Kentucky on Sunday.

Kentucky State Police say 26-year-old Justin Collett was taken into custody for the crime.

Deputies had received information on possible stolen property and headed to Collett's Weiser Branch Road home in Bell County.

He gave consent to search the home, and that's where deputies say they found four 4-wheelers and one Honda Generator stolen from five different people in Knox County.

The recovered items were worth $45,000.

Collett now faces four counts of receiving stolen property.

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