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Shelbyville couple arrested for extorting police officer

SHELBY COUNTY, KY (WAVE) – Two Shelbyville residents found themselves in jail after they allegedly tried to extort a police officer.

Kentucky State Police arrested Joshua Phillips and Dee Bowman for trying to extort more than $1,000 from a Taylorsville police officer.

State police said the two threatened to send explicit photos of the officer to his wife, boss and media if he did not pay them.

The two are expected in court January 16.

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