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Lone Oak Men Arrested on Theft, Drug Charges
By WestKyStar Staff
PADUCAH, KY - A pair of Lone Oak men are facing multiple charges as the result of an investigation by the Paducah Police Department and the McCracken County Sheriff's Office.

Over the past several days sheriff’s detectives had been investigating numerous vehicle break-ins in the Lone Oak community. Based on their findings, and information received from the Paducah Police Department on Thursday, detectives decided to interview an individual that had recently been incarcerated.

Thursday night following the interview, detectives executed search warrants at the College Avenue Apartments, where officers collected stolen property, including many of the items determined to have been recently stolen from vehicles in the Lone Oak area.

Detectives also searched a wooded area behind the apartments and discovered components used to manufacture methamphetamine. Detectives also discovered evidence that indicated methamphetamine had been recently manufactured. 

During interviews with 25-year-old Sean Mitchell and 29-year-old Steven Freeman, both men admitted breaking into several vehicles in the Lone Oak area recently. Freeman claimed ownership of the meth-making components, and admitted to manufacturing meth in the College Avenue area recently.

Both were charged and incarcerated in the McCracken County Regional Jail. Below is a list of charges:

Freeman:
Three counts of receiving stolen property over $500.00
Three counts of theft by unlawful taking over $500.00
Two counts of receiving stolen property under $500.00
Two counts of theft by unlawful taking under $500.00
Criminal Mischief Under $500.00
Manufacturing Methamphetamine 1st Offense
Unlawful Possession Of A Meth Precursor
Possession Of Burglar Tools
Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia

Mitchell:
Three counts of receiving stolen property over $500.00
Three counts of theft by unlawful taking over $500.00
Two counts of receiving stolen property under $500.00
Two counts of theft by unlawful taking under $500.00
Criminal Mischief Under $500.00

Detectives request that anyone who received property that may have been sold, traded, or given to them by either one of these individuals to contact the Sheriff’s Department, so the property can be returned to the rightful owner.

 

Published 05:24 PM, Friday Oct. 25, 2013
Updated 09:57 PM, Thursday Oct. 31, 2013

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