SUMNER COUNTY, Tenn. (LEX 18)– Five Kentuckians have been arrested in Tennessee in connection to the theft of two vehicles.
Police received a report around 8:45 p.m. Monday that a vehicle had just been stolen from the Speedway on West Main Street in Hendersonville, Tenn.
Law enforcement swarmed the area where the vehicle was last seen and were able to locate it–unoccupied– nearby in the parking lot of Taco Bell.
Officers then located another stolen vehicle out of Kentucky that was occupied by five people and took all five into custody.
The five people arrested included three adult males and two 16-year-old female juveniles from Kentucky. The juveniles are being charged through the Sumner County Juvenile Court.
18-year-old Mark Fultz, of Elizabethtown; 18-year-old Cody Eggleston, of Olive Hill; 22-year-old Austin Yates, of Magnolia; and the two juveniles were all charged with two counts of theft over $10,000, one count of theft under
$1,000, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
In addition to these charges, the three adults are also charged with two counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
Hendersonville Police have received information of these persons being involved in additional auto thefts in Kentucky and are working with local law enforcement to further those investigations.
Police ask that anyone with information on this case please call and report that information to Hendersonville Police at 615-264-5303 or the Hendersonville Crime Stoppers at 615-573-5400. Tips may also be submitted anonymously by text to the number 274637 (crimes) using keyword TIPHPD.