Multiple arrests made in Boyle County over Thanksgiving holiday

Published 5:37 pm Saturday, November 26, 2016


News release

During Walmart’s Black Friday sales, members of the Boyle County Sheriff’s Office assisted the store’s loss prevention with security, arresting several people.

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During sales on Thursday night, Robert M. Montgomery of Danville, was arrested for shoplifting over $500 and criminal trespassing, Sheriff Derek Robbins reported.

Before the arrest was made, a deputy observed Montgomery exiting the store with a large bulge under his clothes. Deputies stopped him and located a Play Station Four, games and controller concealed in his clothing.

According to Robbins, Montgomery had previously been issued a trespass order from all Walmart properties and had an active warrant out for his arrest.

Along with Montgomery’s arrest, deputies also responded to an intoxicated male who was causing a disturbance in the store.

Deputies arrested Joey R. White, of Parksville, for alcohol intoxication in a public place.

Two arrested in Mitchellsburg

At 9:44 p.m. Thursday night, Robbins reports deputies assisted by a Boyle County Constable made contact with the driver of a red Dodge pickup parked at the end of Montgomery Lane in Mitchellsburg.

The driver of the truck, Roy T. Mcelroy, of Lebanon, was found to have a suspended driver’s license and a warrant out for his arrest.

Along with Mcelroy, Quentin M. Taylor of Gravel Switch was in the truck and was found to be in possession of marijuana.

Crystal Methamphetamine was also found in the truck, Robbins reported.

Mcelroy and Taylor were both charged with possession of methamphetamine, and Taylor was additionally charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, Robbins reported.

All subjects were transported to Boyle County Detention Center at the time of their arrest.

No mugshot was available for Taylor.