October 4, 2022
Ky. attorney pleads guilty
FLORENCE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky attorney has pleaded guilty to human trafficking charges after he was implicated in a former judge’s criminal case. Robert L. Poole, 53, of Florence, pleaded guilty to five counts of promoting human trafficking for commercial sex activity in Kenton County, according to a media release Friday from Kentucky Attorney…

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FLORENCE (Ky.) — After being implicated in a criminal case against a former judge, a Kentucky attorney has pleaded guilty.

Robert L. Poole 53, Florence, pleaded guilty Friday to five counts for promoting human trafficking in Kenton County according to a press release from Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron.

Poole was indicted in 2018 on 15 charges, including third-degree rape, after a nine-month investigation by the Erlanger Police Department and the attorney general’s office. The Herald-Leader reported that Erlanger police stated at the time that some of these sex crimes were committed by minors.

The investigation into Poole’s activities began when police discovered evidence that linked Poole to the case against Timothy Nolan, former Campbell County District Judge. Nolan was sentenced 20 to prison for human trafficking 2018..

The attorney general stated that additional charges were pending against Poole Boone County.

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