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UPDATE: 2nd Arrest, 3rd Person Sought In Jessamine Co. Christmas Thefts

Posted at 4:08 PM, Dec 28, 2018
John C. Cooper

JESSAMINE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — The Jessamine County Sheriff’s Office said Friday afternoon that a second person was arrested and third was being sought in connection with thefts from vehicles on Christmas Day.

Officials said 27-year-old Ashley Gore of Nicholasville was arrested and charged with theft of a firearm, while 23-year-old Donald Taylor, also of Nicholasville, was being sought for the same crime.

Ashley Gore

On Thursday, deputies arrested 29-year-old John C. Cooper of Nicholasville on the same charge.

Officials said several vehicles were broken into on Golf Club Lane.

Cooper and Gore were being held in the Jessamine County Detention Center.

Donald Taylor

Authorities said Taylor also is wanted on an outstanding warrant for failure to pay fines.