TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Bell County Man Charged for West Kentucky and Tennessee Thefts
Date of News Release: 06/23/2010
(Cadiz, KY) -- A Bell County man was charged last week after a State Police investigation determined he stole multiple utility trailers in western Kentucky and west Tennessee. Quinlan Miracle Jr. was first arrested on June 6th during a traffic safety checkpoint in the LBL. Miracle was pulling a trailer stolen from Mayfield when he entered the checkpoint. Further investigation by state police and the Paducah Police Department led to Miracle being charged for a trailer theft from Gander Mountain in Paducah.
On June 16th, Quinlan Miracle was charged again by state police for five counts of receiving stolen property under $10,000. These charges stemmed from the theft of five trailers from Tractor Supply Company in Paris, TN. Miracle was additionally charged with five counts of obscuring the identity of a machine, and possession of burglar tools. Miracle remains lodged in the Christian County Jail on a $27,000 cash bond. Kentucky State Police were assisted by the Paris Police Department, Trigg County Sheriff's Office, and the Paducah Police Department. The investigation is continuing by Detective Brett Miller of the Kentucky State Police.