Burglar takes $6,000 in tobacco products and dog food - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Burglar takes $6,000 in tobacco products and dog food

Karl Alexander (Source: Graves County Sheriff's Office) Karl Alexander (Source: Graves County Sheriff's Office)
GRAVES COUNTY, KY (KFVS) -

One man has been arrested after the Graves County Sheriff Dewayne Redmon reported that his office received calls on Wednesday, April 19 about two burglaries that occurred Tuesday night.

Redmon stated that Wednesday morning at 5 a.m. the owner of Bob and Ann’s Market in Sedalia,Kentucky called to report a burglary of their store.

During the break in the burglar took an estimated $6000.00 in tobacco products and several bags of dog food. Officials said that forced entry was made inside the building and the burglar alarm was disabled.

Later in the morning Ronnie McClain with Skinny’s Used Cars in Mayfield, Ky on James Street called reporting a burglary of his office and a 2010 Chevrolet Impala was taken along with other items. Forced entry was also used to make entry.

Deputies began investigating the burglaries and the stolen vehicle was spotted in Sedalia, Ky on KY381.

A traffic stop was conducted and Karl Alexander, 40, of Farmington, Ky was the occupant of the vehicle.

During a search of the vehicle items from Bob and Ann’s Market was located along with other items from Skinny’s Used Cars. Alexander was arrested and afterwards he cooperated with the investigators and traveled inside Calloway County in a creek bed and recovered more stolen property.

A search of his room at the Budget Inn in Mayfield revealed several cartons of tobacco products along with dog food and a small amount of cash.

Alexander was lodged in the Graves County Jail and charged with two counts of burglary 3rd degree.

Download the KFVS News app: iPhone | Android

Copyright 2017 KFVS. All rights reserved.

  • Trending StoriesTrending StoriesMore>>

  • Mother charged with killing teenage daughter

    Mother charged with killing teenage daughter

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 6:50 AM EDT2017-08-23 10:50:33 GMT
    Wednesday, August 23 2017 6:50 AM EDT2017-08-23 10:50:33 GMT

    Burned remains found on the mother’s farm were identified as those of her 16-year-old daughter, who she gave up for adoption when she was a baby.

    Burned remains found on the mother’s farm were identified as those of her 16-year-old daughter, who she gave up for adoption when she was a baby.

  • Winning $700 million Powerball numbers announced

    Winning $700 million Powerball numbers announced

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 11:12 PM EDT2017-08-24 03:12:31 GMT

    There was no winner last Saturday, so the Powerball jackpot increased to $700 million, the second-highest in history.  

    There was no winner last Saturday, so the Powerball jackpot increased to $700 million, the second-highest in history.  

  • GRAPHIC: Teen arrested for punching teacher in classroom

    GRAPHIC: Teen arrested for punching teacher in classroom

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 6:19 PM EDT2017-08-23 22:19:32 GMT
    Wednesday, August 23 2017 6:19 PM EDT2017-08-23 22:19:32 GMT
    Cellphone video captured as teen as he swung at and then beat up his teacher in a classroom. The teen was arrested. (Source: WTMJ/CNN/Javale Nash)Cellphone video captured as teen as he swung at and then beat up his teacher in a classroom. The teen was arrested. (Source: WTMJ/CNN/Javale Nash)

    Tuesday’s incident was captured on cellphone video, which shows the exact moment the 16-year-old student swung at the teacher.  

    Tuesday’s incident was captured on cellphone video, which shows the exact moment the 16-year-old student swung at the teacher.  

Powered by Frankly