Man Accused Of Stealing Almost $60,000 In Lottery Tickets From Employer

Posted at 5:12 AM, May 03, 2018

BELL COUNTY, Ky (WRIL)– After a lengthy investigation, a man was arrested Wednesday on theft charges from his employer.  

According to the citation, Middlesboro police and the Bell County Sheriff’s Department arrested 46-year-old Jimmy Glenn McCullough at his residence in Frakes.  

WRIL is reporting that McCullough was an employee of the Cumberland Avenue Gulf gas station in Middlesboro.  He is accused of stealing Kentucky lottery tickets from the business. 

Officials say the total amount of those tickets is $59,697. The thefts are alleged to have occurred from June 30, 2017 until April 30, 2018.

Once arrested, a search warrant was executed at McCullough’s residence to collect further evidence and discovered a plastic baggy containing suspected methamphetamine.

McCullough was lodged in the Bell County Detention Center charged with theft by unlawful taking, possession of controlled substance 1st degree 1st offense – Methamphetamine.