Man Arrested for His Crimes in the Early Morning

A man is in custody after an investigation into multiple reports of early morning theft and burglary in southern McCracken County.  Deputies say they responded at 1:11 am to Rosewood Drive after getting a complaint about a stolen pickup truck. Deputies found a side-by-side UTV and trailer in the yard, but they were not the victim’s, and deputies learned that Paducah Police were investigating the theft of a UTV from the area of I-24 Exit 4. Police confirmed it was the same vehicle. at 1:11 am to Rosewood Drive after getting a complaint about a stolen pickup truck. Deputies found a side-by-side UTV and trailer in the yard, but they were not the victim’s, and deputies learned that Paducah Police were investigating the theft of a UTV from the area of I-24 Exit 4. Police confirmed it was the same vehicle. Just after 3:00 am, a burglary-in-progess was reported on Hardmoney Road, and deputies learned that shots had been fired. The property owner confronted a man who was allegedly taking things from a garage, but the suspect jumped on an ATV and fled. When the man tried to pursue the suspect in a vehicle, he reportedly fired shots at the resident, who was not hurt A perimeter was set up with help from the Graves County Sheriff’s Department while a search was made for the suspect. Sheriff Matt Carter told West Kentucky Star the suspect was riding across multiple properties and through fences to avoid capture. He was eventually spotted on Hardmoney Road and deputies pursued him at speeds reaching 75 mph until the suspect failed to negotiate a turn from Bonds Road onto Oaks Road. After the ATV hit a tree, 29-year-old Jeremy Boggs was arrested after a brief struggle. After receiving treatment at a local hospital, he was taken to McCracken County Jail. While investigating the various crime scenes, daylight allowed detectives to spot the roof of a pickup truck in a pond on Jones Road. The McCracken County Rescue Squad pulled the truck from the pond, and it was the one stolen from Rosewood Drive. Carter said Boggs is a convicted felon with an extensive drug and theft history. He is currently out on bond in Marshall County for a drug trafficking charge and is supposed to appear in court on Tuesday. Boggs faces charges of receiving stolen property over $10,000, two counts of burglary 3rd degree, theft of a vehicle valued over $10,000, theft of a vehicle valued over $500, among other charges.

 

 

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