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Waltonville Man Sentenced in Absentia for 2020 Home Burglary Remains at Large

MT. VERNON – A Waltonville man was sentenced in Jefferson County Court last Thursday to 15 years in prison for a 2020 residential burglary to a home in rural Mt. Vernon.

Forty-two-year-old Harry J. Mulkey Jr. was arrested and charged as the result of a Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office investigation, which began on August 28 of last year after a complaint originated in the 10000 block of East Cedar Hills Road.

Mulkey Jr. failed to appear for his sentencing hearing, so he was sentenced in absentia and an arrest warrant was issued. Mulkey Jr. remains at large.

The Mt. Vernon Police Department along with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office says you should not make any effort to approach or apprehend Mulkey Jr. You should contact Crimestoppers at 242-TIPS (8477) if you have information regarding his whereabouts.