Man Arrested after theft of a Mower

According to Wayne County Sheriff Tim Catron a Wayne County man has been arrested for being in possession of a stolen Scag zero-turn lawn mower worth over $10,000.00.
On August 17, 2022, Deputy Jerry Coffey was following up on information he had obtained about possible location of the stolen zero-turn lawn mower which was stolen in Wayne County. While in the area of Cowan and Hull Subdivision Road he observed a pickup truck hauling the stolen zero-turn mower. Deputy Coffey conducted a traffic stop on the truck on Sexton Black Cemetery Road. After confirming this was the stolen mower Deputy Coffey seized the mower and charged the driver Derek Lyons of Monticello, Ky. for receiving stolen property (over $10,000.00). Lyons was lodged in the Wayne County Detention Center.
Deputy Coffey is continuing the investigation with possible more arrest pending.
In other law enforcement actions, the Wayne County Sheriff Office made the following arrests.
Eric West of Monticello, Ky. was arrested on a Wayne County Circuit Court Indictment Warrant of Arrest for bail jumping-1st degree and persistent felony offender-1st degree.
Dickie Wallace of Monticello, Ky. was arrested on a Wayne County Circuit Court Indictment Warrant of Arrest for bail jumping-1st degree.
Miles Sutton of Monticello, Ky. was arrested on a Wayne County Circuit Court Indictment Warrant of Arrest for trafficking in a controlled substance-1st degree (greater than or equal to 2 grams of methamphetamine).
Sarah Simpson of Monticello, Ky. was arrested on a Wayne County Circuit Court Indictment Warrant of Arrest for possession of a controlled substance-1st degree (methamphetamine), possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a radio that sends/receives Police messages and a traffic violation.
Robert E. Southgate of Monticello, Ky. was arrested on a Wayne County District Court Warrant of Arrest for failure to appear for Arraignment on the underlying charges of operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license, no operator’s license and for traffic violations.
West, Wallace, Sutton and Simpson were lodged in the Wayne County Detention Center. Southgate was released from custody after posting a Bond.