Resident accused of stealing vehicle

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A Campbellsville man has been arrested and charged with theft after he allegedly stole someone's vehicle.

According to a Taylor County Sheriff's Office news release, deputies arrested John G. Kessinger, 55, of 1356 Saloma Road, on Wednesday at 4:41 p.m.

The report states that Kessinger was apprehended near Allstar Food Mart on KY 55.

The owner of the vehicle called police and reported that her vehicle had been stolen from the Food Mart, where she was working.

According to the report, the keys were left inside the vehicle, though the owner told deputies she doesn't know Kessinger and didn't give him permission to drive her vehicle.

Kessinger was charged with theft by unlawful taking and lodged at the Taylor County Detention Center.

Campbellsville Police and other residents helped stop Kessinger when he was driving the vehicle, the report states.

Taylor County Sheriff's Deputy Ricky Underwood investigated.