LEXINGTON, Ky. - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- Federal authorities are suing a Lake Cumberland landowner over the cutting of 24 trees.
According to the Lexington Herald-Leader Jay Webb failed to pay more than $12,000 he owes for cutting the trees, which were growing on government property.
The federal lawsuit filed Monday claims Webb acknowledged cutting the trees in 2006 on land controlled by the Army Corps of Engineers. The lawsuit claims Webb initially agreed to pay $14,000, but reneged and reached an agreement to pay $12,467.
A court document states Webb lives in Berea.
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