Man arrested for perjury tied to Rogers case

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By Staff

A Bardstown man has been indicted on perjury charges in connection to the investigation of Crystal Rogers’ disappearance.

According to a press release from the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office, Danny L. Singleton, 52, was arrested by deputies on Wednesday, and later indicted on 38 counts of first-degree perjury by the Nelson County Grand Jury.

The indictment states 38 times that Singleton made a “material false statement which he did not believe” while under oath during a testimony at the Nelson County Grand Jury Sept. 16.

The Sheriff’s Office acknowledges that Singleton is an employee of Brooks Houck, who is a suspect in Rogers’ July 3 disappearance. from Bardstown

Singleton is mentioned in an interrogation video of Brooks Houck conducted by Nelson County Sheriff’s Detective Jon Snow, dated July 8. It is stated in the video that Singleton called Houck the morning of July 4, the day after Rogers was reportedly last seen.

Wednesday night, the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office said it would make no further comment in regards to Singleton or the Rogers investigation at this time.

Singleton is set to be arraigned in court at 9 a.m. Jan. 7, 2016. His bail has been set at $200,000 cash, plus conditions.