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Former Estill County Judge-Executive Arrested

Posted at 8:54 AM, Sep 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-21 08:54:28-04

ESTILL COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18)– Former Estill County Judge-Executive Wallace Taylor was arrested Thursday on a Franklin County indictment, KSP confirms.

KSP says that the arrest was the result of an ongoing investigation. He was arrested at 1:47 p.m. Thursday.

According to an arrest citation, he allegedly deposited two checks from the Fiscal Court into his personal account, totaling $25,100.

He is charged with abuse of public trust.

Taylor resigned at the end of last year as Judge-Executive.