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FBI Releases Surveillance Photos Of Possible Cars Of Interest In Crystal Rogers Investigation

One photo taken from surveillance footage was captured on the weekend Crystal Rogers vanished from Bardstown, Kentucky.

By Aly Vander Hayden

The FBI has released two new surveillance photos of possible cars of interest in the Crystal Rogers investigation. 

The images, which were published to the Crystal Rogers Task Force website, show multiple vehicles that were driving or stationed near investigation points in Bardstown, Kentucky, according to Louisville NBC affiliate WAVE. The first image depicts a red SUV and a white SUV driving near My Old Kentucky Home Campground and the Bourbon Heritage Center. No time stamp was given for the photo.

The second picture, which was taken at 3:45 a.m. on July 4, 2015, shows an unknown vehicle driving with its headlights on close to a farm belonging to the family of Rogers' former boyfriend, Brooks Houck, who has been named a suspect in the case, reported WAVE.

Rogers, a 35-year-old mother of five, was reported missing on July 5, 2015 after vanishing from the home she shared with Brooks. She has not been seen or heard from since the evening of July 3, 2015.

Authorities believe the drivers of the pictured vehicles could provide important information in Rogers' case.

"These photos also represent the results of a growing dialogue with the residents of Bardstown,” said FBI Louisville Acting Chief Division Counsel Tim Beam, according to WAVE. “By sharing important elements of the investigation, we hope this will increase the public’s cooperation generating vital information in our pursuit of justice.”

Vehicle Of Interest Crystal Rogers Time Stamp

Last week, FBI Louisville announced it was taking over as the lead investigative agency on the case, and more than 150 state and federal law enforcement officers executed nine federal search warrants on multiple properties, including homes belonging to Brooks and his brother, Nick Houck, according to local newspaper the Courier-Journal.

Nick, a former police officer, was fired from the Bardstown Police Department in 2015 after he was accused of interfering with the investigation into Rogers' disappearance.

Neither has ever been charged in connection with the case. 

The Houck family's farm was also searched, Beam confirmed to the Courier-Journal.

Pic Of Red Navigator Crystal Rogers

The announcement came two weeks after possible human remains were recovered by the FBI's Evidence Response Team near Nelson County, Kentucky. Authorities are still awaiting test results from the FBI Laboratory in Quantico, Virginia, Nelson County Sheriff Ramon Pineiroa previously confirmed to Oxygen.com.

On Sunday evening, FBI Louisville said that it had "concluded its judicially authorized search activities," thanking the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office for their assistance and encouraging the public to come forward with any information about the case.

Anyone with information about Rogers' disappearance can contact the FBI at 1-800-225-5324 or the Crystal Rogers Task Force website. There is a $25,000 reward for information leading to the current whereabouts of Rogers.

To learn more about Rogers' case and several other unsolved murders in Bardstown, watch "The Disappearance of Crystal Rogers," streaming now on Oxygen.com.