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Columbia Police arrest three suspects from Williamsburg, KY

CPD receives alert from LaFayette, TN Police Department that a stolen truck might be in the Columbia, KY Walmart parking lot. Columbia Police locate white 2000 Dodge pickup matching description - but registration plate allegedly switch - and make three arrests; suspects lodged in Adair County Regional Jail. Officer Junior Murphy is investigating.
Note: An individual charged by police or in a warrant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty at some later criminal proceeding.

By Ofc. Josh Brockman, Public Information Officer
Columbia Police Department, Chief Jason Cross

COLUMBIA, KY (Fri 27 Jan 2017) - Columbia Police Department arrest 3 suspects from Williamsburg KY on auto-theft charges after locating stolen vehicle.

On Thursday, January 26, 2017, Columbia Police received a call from a detective with Lafayette Police Department, Macon County, TN.

The Detective advised officers he was working a case on a stolen white 2000 Dodge pickup truck from their area.

They had information indicating that the truck was in the area of Walmart off of Burkesville Road.

CPD officers responded to the area and located a truck matching the description but had a different registration tag.

After further investigation it was found that the plates had been switched and it was a positive ID on the stolen truck.

Arrested on charged were:

  • Jonathon Siler, age 30 of Williamsburg, KY - 1.) Receiving Stolen Property over/10,000 AUTO; 2.) Outstanding warrant of arrest served from Whitley County KY Circuit Court. 3) Outstanding arrest warrant from Kentucky Parole Board

  • Daryl Moore, age 26 of Williamsburg, KY - 1.) Receiving Stolen Property over/10,000 Auto 2.) Improper Registration Plates.

  • Jessica McCullah, age 22 of Williamsburg, KY - 1.) Receiving Stolen Property over 10,000 auto. 2.) Improper Registration Plates. 3.) Giving Police Officer False Name or Address.
All three were lodged in Adair County Jail and will face additional charges in Tennessee.

Sgt. Junior Murphy is continuing investigation.

This story was posted on 2017-01-27 01:13:37
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