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KSP asking for assistance in locating attorney charged with theft

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By TFC William R. Gregory, Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police Post 15, Columbia, KY

COLUMBIA, KY (Thu 19 Oct, 2017) - Investigators from Post 15 are currently attempting to locate 71-year-old Danny Butler, of Louisville in reference to a Felony Extradition Authorization issued in conjunction with an indictment warrant given by the Larue County Grand Jury on October 16, 2017.

The warrant charges Butler with 2 counts of Theft by Deception over $10,000 and less than $1,000,000: a class C felony. These charges are the result of an ongoing investigation into Butler's private law practice.

Butler is a 5'10", 170 lb., white male with hazel eyes and gray hair. He last resided in the area of Grand Trevi Drive of Louisville.

State Police are asking for the public's help in locating Butler and they are encouraged to call KSP toll-free at: (1-800-222-5555) if they have any potential information regarding his whereabouts. Detective BJ Burton is investigating.

Citizens can contribute to highway safety by calling KSP toll-free at: (1-800-222-5555). Citizens can call to confidentially report impaired drivers or any criminal activity. You may also download the free KSP mobile phone app. The app provides quick, direct access to KSP including weather, road and traffic information as well as text, voice and photo tip capabilities to report criminal behavior. The app is available for iPhone, iPad and Android applications and can be easily downloaded free of charge through Apple and Google Play stores.

This story was posted on 2017-10-20 02:34:08
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