Man Arrested on Fulton Drug, Shoplifting Charges
By West Kentucky Star Staff
FULTON - A Tennessee man was arrested on multiple charges, after allegedly being seen shoplifting at the Fulton Wal-Mart.

According to KYTN, Police reports said 45-year-old Daniel Wilbanks, of Tiptonville, was seen opening merchandise and concealing the items while using a handicap cart.

Police approached Wilbanks, issued him his Miranda Rights, and observed a bag hidden in his coat.

When opening the bag, officers said they discovered multiple fishing lures, in which Wilbanks reportedly admitted to taking without paying.

Police also said they found a flashlight and assorted prescription pills in a bottle.

Inside his vehicle, officers found drug paraphernalia and a passenger who was unconscious.

Medical personnel were called to the scene for the passenger, while Wilbanks was arrested on charges of shoplifting under $500, possession of a controlled substance, illegal possession of a legend drug, and possession of an open alcoholic beverage.

He was taken to the Fulton County Detention Center.

Published 12:05 AM, Wednesday Nov. 13, 2019
Updated 09:29 AM, Wednesday Nov. 13, 2019

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