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FBI continues Crystal Rogers search in Bardstown Saturday

The FBI's offsite collection point is in Dean Watts Park across the street from the Woodlawn Springs subdivision.

BARDSTOWN, Ky. — FBI special agents and forensic evidence experts were back on the ground in Bardstown on Saturday, continuing the search for clues leading to Crystal Rogers.

The focus was on Dean Watt's Park and the materials dumped there after being unearthed during last week's search efforts.

Federal agents searched the one property for seven days, bringing in a cadaver dog, heavy machinery and digging up the driveway and front yard.

The FBI searched every day from Aug. 24-30, reporting investigators found "multiple items of interest" believed to be relevant to the Rogers' case.

Officials first reported an "item of interest" in their search Aug. 27, saying the item would be further evaluated. On Aug. 30, they announced more items had been discovered. Those items are being sent to the FBI laboratory in Quantico, Virginia for forensic analysis.

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Documents from the Nelson County PVA show Houck Rentals LLC owns three homes in the Woodlawn Springs subdivision, including two on the street agents have blocked off. Brooks Houck is listed as the registered agent for Houck Rentals.

Houck, Rogers' boyfriend at the time of her disappearance, was named a main suspect in her case but has never been charged.

The FBI is offering a $25,000 reward in exchange for information leading to a conviction in Rogers' case. The family is already offering a $100,000 reward.

There was no word on when the FBI's search will continue.

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