UPDATE: Wanted Lexington Lawyer Now In Custody

Police said Wednesday that a Lexington lawyer who was wanted in a theft case was now in custody.

Investigators accused John Scott Benton of having two statues that were stolen from an art gallery in Versailles.

Benton had been missing for more than a year after police said he didn’t show up for a hearing in October 2013.

He was scheduled to be arraigned Thursday.

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