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Sheriff's Office Following Leads in Case of Pilfered Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon

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FRANKFORT — The Franklin County sheriff's office has a new lead in the disappearance of about 65 cases of one of Kentucky's rarest and most sought-after bourbons.Sheriff Pat Melton's office on Wednesday released surveillance video that was taken several counties away at a liquor store in Hardin County on Oct. 20. Melton told The State Journal in Frankfort that a man offered to sell the store a "large quantity" of Pappy Van Winkle bourbon.Buffalo Trace Distillery reported about $25,350 worth of the 20-year-old limited stock and about $675 in nine cases of 13-year-old Van Winkle Family Reserve rye missing.The sheriff's office is calling a man in the video a person of interest in the case, and the investigation is now focused on Hardin and Nelson counties.

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