Two arrested after police spot stolen vehicle at Danville Speedway

Published 6:17 pm Sunday, February 5, 2017

Two Stanford men were arrested by Danville Police Friday after they were pulled over in a stolen vehicle.

James C. Pevley, 34, who police say was driving the vehicle, has been charged with receiving stolen property worth less than $10,000 and possession of drug paraphernalia. Donald J. Stephens, 33, was also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. A third man in the vehicle was not charged.

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According to Danville Police, Officer Adam Wilson saw a “suspicious vehicle about to exit the Speedway parking lot” in downtown Danville at about 12:58 a.m. Friday. Wilson ran the white Mercury Sable’s Florida license plate and confirmed the car had been stolen out of Lincoln County, according to a news release.

Wilson and Officer Brandon Record pulled the vehicle over on Main Street near Church Street and ultimately arrested Pevley and Stephens.

Pevley remained in the Boyle County Detention Center on the charges against him Sunday night.