2 from St. Louis arrested after Jeep, electric bikes stolen in McCracken County

Steven M. Hays and Dawn A. Morgan (Source: McCracken County Sheriff's Office)
Steven M. Hays and Dawn A. Morgan (Source: McCracken County Sheriff's Office)

REIDLAND, Ky. (KBSI) – A man and woman from St. Louis face charges after a Jeep and two electric bikes were stolen and dumped in two different parking lots in McCracken County.

Steven M. Hays of St. Louis faces charges of theft by unlawful taking or disposition of property between $10,00 and $1 million, theft by unlawful taking or disposition of property all others $1,000<$10,000, receiving stolen property $10,000 or more, criminal mischief-second degree and criminal mischief-third degree.

Dawn A. Morgan of St. Louis faces charges of theft by unlawful taking or disposition of property auto between $10,000 and $1 million and receiving stolen property $10,000 or more.

The McCracken County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Reidland community to investigate a stolen vehicle on Sept. 20.

Deputies learned that a 1998 Jeep Cherokee and two RAD electric bikes had been stolen from the parking lot of a local business. The owner of the local business also reported that a motor home had been broken into and the ignition had been tampered with.

Officers with the Princeton Police Department located the stolen Jeep in the parking lot of a local business on Sept. 21.

Hays and Morgan were arrested.

Detectives with the McCracken County Sheriff’s Office traveled to Princeton to conduct interviews. During the interviews, it was reported that Hays and Morgan had traveled to McCracken County in a stolen box truck from St. Louis.

It was reported that the stolen box truck had been left on the parking lot of a local business in McCracken County. It was also reported that the electric bikes had been dumped in the parking lot of another local business.

Detectives with the McCracken County Sheriff’s Office recovered the electric bikes and the stolen box truck.

Hays and Morgan were served arrest warrants on Sept. 21.

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