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Deputies: Vehicle theft leads to arrest of Paducah, KY man

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Deputies - Vehicle theft leads to arrest of Paducah, KY man (Man arrested after vehicle theft (Source - Raycom Media))

September 12, 2018 at 10:56 AM CDT

Updated September 12 at 10:56 AM

PADUCAH, KY (Heartland News at 9) - A Paducah, Kentucky man was arrested after a reported vehicle theft on Sept. 11.

According to the McCracken County Sheriff’s Department, they received a report of a stolen 2018 Jeep Renegade from a residence just south of Mayfield.

Deputy George Workman responded to the call and investigated the theft.

Deputies of the Graves County Sheriff’s Office, Troopers of the Kentucky State Police and Officers of the Mayfield Police Department began searching for the vehicle.

They said at 11:45 a.m. that same day a trooper with the Kentucky State Police initiated a stop on the vehicle. It was being driven by Tyler Ellegood, 24 of Mayfield.

Ellegood was arrested for theft of a motor vehicle over $10,000.00.

He was also arrested on 2 bench warrants out of Graves County.