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arresT oboPADUCAH, KY (5/10/12) – On April 29, 2012 the McCracken County Sheriff's Department was dispatched to 2261 Lane Road in reference to a Burglary investigation. The investigation revealed that someone had entered the victims’ residence when she was gone and took several items from her residence, including a computers and jewelry.
 
A few days later detectives determined that the computers in question had been sold to a local pawn shop along with the stolen ring. The investigation revealed that the stolen computer was sold by Jenny M. Hughes and the suspected stolen ring was sold by Joshua R. Sullivan. Further investigation revealed that Sullivan and Hughes were living together and were likely accomplices.
 
While the burglary investigation was underway, another reported theft was confirmed to have taken place at National Maintenance, located at 4350 Clarks River Road. Further investigation revealed that a large stainless boat propeller that weighed approximately 277 pounds had been removed from their facility along with various other items commonly sold for scrap over the past several months. Detectives located the propeller in question at one of the local scrap yards on 05/09/2012 and identified Hughes and Sullivan as the individuals that sold the propeller.
 
Detectives learned that Sullivan was an employee at National Maintenance and went to the location on May 9, 2012 to speak to him about the thefts. During an interview, Sullivan admitting to unlawfully entering the victims residence on Lane Road, stealing the computer and ring on two separate occasions. Sullivan also admitted to taking the propeller, tool box, copper welding leads, brass fitting and other items from his place of employment. Sullivan also admitted to having his girlfriend, Hughes, take most of the items to area scrap yards.
 
Detectives located Hughes on the same day. An interview was conducted with her at the Sheriff's Department. During the interview Hughes admitted to assisting Sullivan cash in items that he had stolen at both pawn shops and scrap yards. Detectives also learned that tools that had been taken from Sullivan's place of employment and were in a vehicle parked at 3712 Clarks River Road Lot 99. A search of the vehicle revealed various hand tools, a piece of welding lead connection that had been attached to a copper wire, pieces of insulation that had been removed from smaller copper wire, and a blow torch. The blow torch had also been taken from Sullivan's place of employment. Detectives believe Sullivan had plans of selling the torch.
 
Both Sullivan and Hughes were arrested and transported to the McCracken County Regional Jail.
 
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