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Kentucky State Police Arrest Morganfield Police Chief

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A western Kentucky police chief is behind bars on corruption charges. The Kentucky State Police arrested 41-year-old Morganfield Chief of Police Craig Bolds Thursday in Union County. 

KSP Drug Enforcement/Special Enforcement West Branch received a complaint of a possible theft at the Morganfield Police Department.

Bolds was charged with Abuse of Public Trust, Failure to Make Required Disposition, Theft by Unlawful Taking (under $500) and three counts of Theft by Unlawful Taking (more than $500 but under $10,000).

An investigation is ongoing.

Matt Markgraf joined the WKMS team as a student in January 2007. He's served in a variety of roles over the years: as News Director March 2016-September 2019 and previously as the New Media & Promotions Coordinator beginning in 2011. Prior to that, he was a graduate and undergraduate assistant. He is currently the host of the international music show Imported on Sunday nights at 10 p.m.
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