Surveillance Images Quickly Lead to Suspect
By WestKyStar Staff
PADUCAH, KY - A trailer reported stolen from the Reidland area Sunday night was located Monday afternoon, after surveillance images allowed sheriffs deputies to have a good idea of who they were looking for.
McCracken County Sheriff Jon Hayden says 52-year-old Mark Pylant of Fancy Farm was taken into custody around 3pm Monday after his vehicle was spotted on Highway 305 in McCracken County.
Pylant admitted to officers that he stole a 2011 Diamond brand Pacesetter single axle trailer from Stan's Body Shop, located on Old Benton Rd. in Reidland, Sunday night. The trailer is valued at $1166.
Pylant was also found to be in possession of a small amount of marijuana.
He was taken to the McCracken County Jail on felony theft charges, as well as criminal tresspassing charges, and possession of marijuana.