Arrest of two in Graves County ends 20 state crime spree | Crime
SEDALIA, KY (KFVS) - Two individuals were arrested in Sedalia, Ky. after a report of suspicious activity to the Graves County Sheriff's Department.
The report came in that a man and woman were in front of Bob and Ann's Market with several suitcases, attempting to hitch a ride from passers-by.
The man and woman said they had wrecked their car and needed a ride.
Mayfield Police Detectives heard this report and suspected the two individuals might be responsible for the theft of a vehicle from the Budget Inn in Mayfield that had occurred earlier in the day.
Mayfield Detectives Brent Farmer and David Clark and Graves County Deputy Richard Edwards found and questioned the man and woman on Scott Road near Sedalia.
The man and woman confessed to stealing the car in Mayfield and wrecking it in Calloway County.
They also confessed to a string of crimes in multiple states.
Found in the couples luggage was a map of the United States and twenty marked areas where the couple claimed to have committed crimes.
The crimes they were allegedly involved in included high speed chases in Colorado and South Carolina.
The couple also allegedly broke into a church in South Dakota and stole blank checks which they cashed in several different states.
They also confessed to having in their possession indictable pain medication they stole from a hospital in Maryland.
Kelly Gustin, 29 of Dover, Del, and Christina Snowden, 31 of Goldsboro, Md. were arrested and lodged in the Graves County jail.
Mayfield Police Department charged Gustin with Theft by Unlawful Taking Vehicle and Snowden with Complicity to Theft by Unlawful Taking Vehicle.
The Graves County Sheriff's Office and Pennyrile Narcotics Task Force charged the pair with 3 counts of Possession of a Forged Instrument 2nd degree, Receiving Stolen Property, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Controlled Substance Heroin 1st Degree, Illegal Possession of Legend Drug and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
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