SYMSONIA, KY (KFVS) - The Graves County Sheriff’s Office responded to a burglary complaint in Symsonia, Kentucky on Sunday, Dec. 9.
The victim said that a lawn mower and trailer were stolen out of a storage building. The suspect in the case Albert Blalock, 39, was last seen driving a red Ford Ranger with gold trim.
On Monday, Dec. 10, Sgt. Richard Edwards responded to a single-vehicle crash on KY 945. The driver reportedly left the scene, it was described as a red Ford Ranger. Sgt. Edwards found the vehicle in a wooded area.
During the investigation into the crash, deputies found that Blalock attempted to beak into the home and a 911 call described a male matching Blalock’s description yelling at the caller to let him in. The caller said that Blalock may have had a knife.
Sgt .Edwards and Deputy John Cavin arrive at the scene as Blalock was leaving the home. Blalock was arrested without incident and the stolen item were located at a home in the Boaz, Ky. area.
Blalock was taken to Graves County Jail and charged with the following:
Burglary 2nd Degree
Burglary 3rd Degree
Leaving the Scene of an Accident.