Russell Springs man arrested after alleged illegal property sale

A Russell Springs man was arrested by the Casey County Sheriff’s Office last week after allegedly trying to sell land that did not belong to him.

According to reports, 32-year-old Eddie Alcorn was arrested and charged with two counts of theft by unlawful taking valued between $10 thousand and $1 million, identity theft, and forgery second degree.

According to the Casey County Sheriff’s Office, a property owner in Casey County notified law enforcement that a neighbor told him his land was being bulldozed.

Upon investigation, the land had been sold to another party without the owner’s permission or consent.

The investigation led to the arrest of Alcorn, who was lodged in the Casey County Detention Center.

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