Two arrested after caretaker finds men asleep in home

LYON COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - Two men face burglary charges after a caretaker found them asleep a home while the owner was away.

Austin B. McDowell, 20, of Princeton and Giovanni J. Lane, 21, of Paducah are each charged with burglary 3rd degree.

The caretaker at a home on New Circle Drive in Lyon County reported to police he found two men inside asleep when he came to do maintenance while the homeowner was away on March 18.

According to Kentucky State Police, the caretaker woke up the suspects and they fled.

McDowell left in a red Pontiac Sunfire.  He was later found at the Huck's Travel Center at I-24 and US 62.

Lane gathered up his items in a bag and ran on foot, according to KSP. He was later found in a nearby wooded area.

Both men were taken to the Caldwell County Jail.

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