Powell arrested in tire theft

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By The Staff


The Taylor County Sheriff’s Office made an arrest Monday evening after a burglary at Mannsville Tire Store.

According to a Taylor County Sheriff’s Office release, Adam Powell, 31, was arrested Monday evening and charged with third-degree burglary.

The arrest came after the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office began an investigation into a burglary at Mannsville Tire Store, in which four new tires were taken, according to the release.

Taylor County Sheriff Allen Newton, along with Det. Brian Pickard, Deputy Dickie Benningfield, and Deputy Mark Dickens conducted a sting operation to purchase the stolen tires.

The stolen tires were later located at a body shop on Broad Street in Campbellsville.

Powell was taken into custody and booked into the Taylor County Detention Center just before 8:30 p.m. Monday night.

Det. Pickard is the investigating deputy in the case.