2 Marshall Co. teens arrested in connection to vehicle break-in investigation

2 Marshall Co. teens arrested in connection to vehicle break-in investigation
Joshua Thebeau and a 17 year old were arrested in connection to a vehicle break-in investigation. (Source: Paducah PD)

PADUCAH, Ky. (KFVS) - Two Marshall County teens were arrested in connection to a vehicle break-in investigation.

Joshua Donald Thebeau, 18, of Benton, was charged with theft of a legend drug and theft of contents from a vehicle (less than $500).

A 17 year old was cited on charges of theft of contents from a vehicle (less than $500), possession of alcohol by a person less than 18, curfew violation and theft of a legend drug.

According to police, they responded to the area of Clay and North 30th Streets around 2:06 a.m. on Thursday, June 4, after a caller reported seeing two people breaking into vehicles.

Police say a young man, identified as Joshua Thebeau, walked out of a dumpster enclosure near the intersection. A 17 year old was also found in the enclosure.

According to police, the pair admitted to breaking into several vehicles. They say Thebeau admitted to taking a jacket from an SUV, and the 17 year old was found in possession of a small bottle of whiskey and a pill bottle containing a muscle relaxer.

Also recovered was a range bag containing ammunition and 9mm magazines.

Thebeau was arrested and booked into the McCracken County Regional Jail. The 17 year old was cited and released to a parent.

Paducah police reminded citizens to lock their vehicles and remove or hide guns and other valuables.

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