Suspect wanted in violent home invasion turns himself in

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. (WTVQ) – A man investigators called “dangerous” is in custody after turning himself in on Thursday.

The Williamsburg Police Department says Samual Plotnick was arrested on Savoy Road at 8:00 a.m. after he was spotted sitting on a bench outside a local business.

He asked the business to call 911 so he could turn himself into police.

Officers say Plotnick had on no shoes and was wearing only pants and still had taser probe sticking from his chest from a previous run-in with police.

He told officers he had not eaten in three days, was tired and could not run any longer.

Police were searching for Plotnick, who they said was “dangerous” and possibly armed, after a home invasion on South Second Street Monday.

PlotnicK is accused of forcing his way into the home, getting a gun and holding it to the head of one of the people inside while threatening to kill another person there.

Plotnick was booked in the Whitley County Detention Center on charges of robbery, fleeing or evading police, resisting arrest, convicted felon in possession of a handgun, receiving a stolen firearm and served with a failure to appear warrant.

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