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Theft complaint in Knox County leads to arrest

From The Knox County Ky Sheriff's Department -

Randy Roark - KCDC

On Friday, February 19, 2021, at approximately 11:00 am Knox County Deputies Steve Owens, Pat Clouse and Elijah Broughton responded to a theft complaint at the Tractor Supply Store in Barbourville.

When store employees confronted a man taking items inside the store, he fled on foot. The responding deputies observed the man walking on Carlton Court. When the man saw the deputies, he fled on foot again.

The deputies were able to apprehend and arrest 51 year old Randy Roark of Artemus, KY charging him with Theft by Unlawful Taking or Disposition-under $500 and Fleeing or Evading Police-2nd Degree.

Randy Roark was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

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