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Kentucky sheriff asks people to stop committing crimes until coronavirus pandemic ends

“The Sheriff’s department is asking that all criminal activities stop until further notice.”

A Kentucky sheriff’s department attempted to preserve emergency resources amid the coronavirus outbreak with a request to the public to stop committing crimes, Kentucky.com reports.

“Due to the coronavirus, the sheriff’s department is asking that all criminal activities stop until further notice,” the Powell County Sheriff’s Department said in in a Facebook post. “Thank you for your anticipated cooperation in the matter. We will update you when we deem it’s appropriate to proceed with yo bad selves.”

The post has gotten over 13,000 shares since it was first published on March 12.

As of Friday, 14 people had tested positive for the coronavirus in Kentucky.

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