Edmonson Voice Report:
A Mammoth Cave man is facing multiple felonies after an attempt to sell a stolen vehicle was intercepted by law enforcement.
According to a press release from the Edmonson County Sheriff's Office, Sheriff Shane Doyle was contacted earlier this evening regarding a possible stolen vehicle offered for sale in Edmonson County. A check of the VIN provided by the caller showed that the vehicle, a 2004 GMC Sierra pickup truck, was reported stolen from Bowling Green on October 17th, Sheriff Doyle said.
The seller, identified as Keith Lockard, 26 of Mammoth Cave, reportedly sent text messages offering the truck for sale to a former neighbor, and stated he would meet him at Taco Bell in Leitchfield, according to the Sheriff's Office. Law enforcement said as deputies secured the stolen truck at Mr. Lockard's home, Sheriff Doyle made contact with the Grayson County Sheriff's Office and requested that they detain him in Leitchfield. The Grayson County sheriff and his deputies located Lockard at the Taco Bell, and found that he appeared intoxicated, the sheriff's press release stated.
The Sheriff's Office also said that a search incident to arrest also yielded a significant amount of illegal drugs and a handgun. The Sheriff's Office said that Lockard is a convicted felon.
Lockard faces the following charges in Grayson County:
He is now facing felony charges of Receiving Stolen Property under $10,000 in Edmonson County.
Lockard was lodged in the Grayson County Jail.