Paducah Man Arrested on Multiple Felony Charges
By West Kentucky Star Staff
MELBER, KY - A Paducah man was arrested on multiple felony charges following an overnight incident.

On Monday, the McCracken County Sheriff’s Department responded to a home in the Melber community. The resident stated that on Sunday evening, 22-year-old Johnathan S. Poole was a guest in the home. During the visit, Poole allegedly ingested methamphetamine, took a knife and held the resident against their will for an extended period of time.

Poole reportedly made unwanted sexual contact with the resident, and destroyed the resident's cellular telephone. Later on Monday morning, Poole allegedly took cash from the wallet of the victim and fled. 
Later on Monday, McCracken County Sheriff’s detectives received information that Poole could be in Graves County.  With the assistance of the Graves County Sheriff’s Office, Poole was taken into custody without incident. He was taken to the McCracken County Sheriff’s Department where he confessed to the incident.
Poole was out on bond at the time of the incident and had an active warrant for felony theft from McCracken County. Poole has been previously charged with attempted murder in McCracken County.

He was arrested on charges of 1st degree robbery, 1st degree burglary, 1st degree unlawful imprisonment, 3rd degree sexual abuse, and 1st degree possession of a controlled substance-1st offense methamphetamine. Poole was lodged in the McCracken County Regional Jail.

Published 01:00 AM, Tuesday Apr. 17, 2018
Updated 05:45 AM, Wednesday Apr. 18, 2018

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