Man arrested after car stolen from Russellville located in Tennessee

Joseph Eaves

RUSSELLVILLE, Ky. – The Russellville Police Department stated in a release Monday that a man was arrested after a stolen car was located.

On Saturday, Aug. 13, the Russellville Police Department responded to Connor Street in reference to a complaint about a vehicle theft. According to authorities, the victim stated he hired a man on Connor Street to do some work on the vehicle, but when the victim went to check on the vehicle, it was no longer at the residence.

According to the release, the vehicle was entered as stolen and added to the NCIC database.

Early on Sunday morning, the vehicle was found in Montgomery County, Tennessee, where Joseph Eaves was taken into custody, according to authorities.

Eaves was lodged in the Montgomery County Jail and charged with assault (aggravated) against a first responder, theft – auto, evading arrest, driving under the influence (DUI), leaving the scene of an accident – property damage, driving on a suspended or revoked license, evading arrest, driving under the influence (DUI), reckless driving, driving on a suspended or revoked license and seat belt required, operator and passenger.