LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56) – A former Scott County coroner pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit theft on Wednesday.

John Goble, 68, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit theft of weapons and ammunition belonging to Kentucky State Police.

According to a statement from the Department of Justice, Goble’s plea agreement said from 2014-2018 Goble agreed to store ammunition belonging to Kentucky State Police in the basement of his office.

The ammunition, valued at around $40,000, was dishonestly taken by Kentucky State Police armorer Mitch Harris, and given to Mike Crawford and Goble, according to the statement.

Goble is scheduled to be sentenced on August 12 and faces up to five years in prison and up to a $250,000 fine.

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