Stolen property recovered - Alleged shoplifter arrested / Manchester


MANCHESTER, KY (December 8, 2019) - The Manchester Police Department is reporting that: On Saturday December 7, 2019 at around 10:16 A.M. M.P.D. Officer Chris Curry was dispatched to the Clay County Peddlers Mall in reference to a theft complaint.

Upon arrival.. Officer Curry spoke with the business owner.

The owner, Minnie advised Officer Curry that two men, one wearing a blue jacket, had stolen a Tom Tom and dash cam from the store.

The men in question ran toward the Ramsey Ball Park.

Officer Curry initiated a canvas of the area, while doing so Officer Curry located Lonnie Belt hiding behind a tree stump on the river bank.

The suspect was arrested without incident, and the stolen items were returned to the store owner.

Lonnie Belt was charged with: 

  • TBUT U/500 Shoplifting

This individual was lodged in the Clay County Detention Center.

Photo of the accused is courtesy of the Clay County Detention Center.

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