Two arrested in Harold burglary

Jack LattaStaff Writer

December 4, 2012

HAROLD — A Pike County couple was arrested last week, after a one-month investigation into a burglary at a Floyd County home.

According to Kentucky State Police, Post 9 in Pikeville received a report of a burglary Oct. 28 of a residence in Harold. The homeowner told police there were several missing items from within her residence during the last two months.

Trooper Jonathan Dixon, along with Det. Jimmy Anderson, was in charge of the investigation. Last Wednesday, Det. Anderson conducted a search of a Millard residence, where several items linked to the burglary were found.

Kayla Adkins, 26, and Matthew Adkins, 28, both of Pike County, was arrested and charged with one count of first-degree burglary, one count of theft by unlawful taking over $10,000, and theft by unlawful taking of a firearm.

Both subjects were arrested and lodged in the Floyd County Detention Center. The incident remains under investigation by Det. Anderson.