Multiple agencies involved after TN man stole from Fulton, KY Walmart

Updated: May. 23, 2018 at 2:07 PM CDT
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FULTON, KY (KFVS) - Multiple law enforcement agencies were searching for a man wanted for felony stealing from a Kentucky Walmart on May 23.

Joseph Pearson of Hombolt, Tennessee was wanted in connection to the reported theft at the store in Fulton, Kentucky. A Fulton officer was investigating when Pearson left in a stolen Ford pickup out of Crocket County, Tennessee.

The vehicle continued south on US 45 towards Martin, Tenn. before it crashed in a field off Goose Creek Road.

Pearson and a female passenger ran off and the female was taken into custody after a K-9 search of the area. Pearson was taken into custody before 2 p.m.

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The search was being conducted by the Fulton Police Department, the Fulton County Sheriff's Office, the South Fulton Police Department, the Obion County Sheriff's Department, the Weakley County Sheriff's Department and the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

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