$30,000 worth of stolen property lands four people in jail in Wayne County

Deputies say everything from farm equipment to vehicles to tools were stolen

MONTICELLO, Ky. (WTVQ) – Four people were arrested and charged in connection to the theft of more than $30,000 of property in Wayne County, according to the sheriff’s office.

Investigators say farm equipment, a vehicle, tools were among the stolen items.

Deputies say the thefts occurred Oct. 16, 2021.

On October 19, deputies say they found a pickup truck, pull trailer and numerous farm tools from Slagle Chriswell Road, Op Link Road and Clayton Lyons Road.

Investigators say Eric W. Rhule, Johnathan A. Ferrell, Ernest E. Brooks and Shawn Guffey, all of Monticello, were charged and arrested for receiving stolen property over $1,000.00 but less than $10,000.00.

Deputies say the investigation is ongoing with more charges and arrests expected.

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