Coroner Cripe Arrested For OWI

Frankfort Assistant Fire Chief and County Coroner, Ed Cripe has been arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

WLFI reports Ed Cripe was arrested Friday night after being pulled over in Lebanon. He has been released on bond.

Frankfort Fire Chief John Kirby would not provide comment due to legal concerns, although he said the department would have a meeting to go over what happened.


  1. Was he driving a city / county owned vehicle…..?
    Need answer …. legal concerning for local govenments

  2. We agree with Doug Montgomery sending prayers and hugs to Ed and his family we have all made mistakes

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