Franklin Co. Sheriff Pat Melton talked about indictments in a whiskey theft ring during an afternoon news conference at the Franklin Co. Sheriff's office in Frankfort, Ky., Tuesday, April 21, 2015. Nine people were indicted and are charged with engaging in organized crime as members of a criminal syndicate. The theft targeted the Buffalo Trace and Wild Turkey distilleries and included Pappy Van Winkle bourbon. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff
Franklin Co. Sheriff Pat Melton talked about indictments in a whiskey theft ring during an afternoon news conference at the Franklin Co. Sheriff's office in Frankfort, Ky., Tuesday, April 21, 2015. Nine people were indicted and are charged with engaging in organized crime as members of a criminal syndicate. The theft targeted the Buffalo Trace and Wild Turkey distilleries and included Pappy Van Winkle bourbon. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff Herald-Leader
Franklin Co. Sheriff Pat Melton talked about indictments in a whiskey theft ring during an afternoon news conference at the Franklin Co. Sheriff's office in Frankfort, Ky., Tuesday, April 21, 2015. Nine people were indicted and are charged with engaging in organized crime as members of a criminal syndicate. The theft targeted the Buffalo Trace and Wild Turkey distilleries and included Pappy Van Winkle bourbon. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff Herald-Leader