ALABAMA DUO ARRESTED IN KENTUCKY ON NEW YEAR'S DAY WITH LOAD OF ITEMS STOLEN FROM MAYFIELD TORNADO VICTIM

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MAYFIELD, KY - The Graves County Sheriff's Office is reporting that at approximately 2:00 P.M. Saturday afternoon January 1, 2022 a 1996 Camaro was observed by sheriffs deputies on Cardinal Road loaded with items, suspected as possibly stolen. The vehicle in question was bearing Alabama registration plates.

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Campbell County and Graves County Sheriff’s deputies stopped the vehicle. Further investigation revealed that the items loaded in the vehicle had just been stolen from a resident on Pritchett Road that had been destroyed by the December 10th tornado.

The vehicle was occupied by a male and female, whom ultimately admitted to taking the items.

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The owner of the home was contacted and confirmed that the items in question had in fact been stolen from their property.

Neither suspect had any connection to the Mayfield or Graves County area.

The female was found to have had a Methamphetamine smoking pipe hidden in her bra, and attempted to conceal it.

The arrested suspects were identified as:

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David B. Hodges, 43 years of age of Muscle Shoals, Alabama charged with:

  • Theft of Property Valued Over $1,000 but Under $10,000
  • Criminal Tresspass 2nd Degree
  • Other misc. charges

Tamatha M. Thompson, 49 years of age of Tuscumbia, Alabama charged with:

  • Theft of Property Valued Over $1,000 but under $10,000
  • Criminal Trespass 2nd Degree
  • Possession of Methamphetamine
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Both individuals were transported to out of county jails due the the Graves County Jail being damaged by the tornado.

Photos are from the Graves County Sheriff's Office.

 

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