LYON COUNTY, Ky. (KFVS) – The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office received multiple 911 calls referring to a man causing a disturbance on a street in Kuttawa on Saturday evening, Sept. 3.
The first call arrived around 8:44 p.m.
According to the sheriff’s office, the caller said a man, wearing only his underwear, was running and screaming down Vista Drive.
Before the deputies arrive, the sheriff’s office receives more 911 calls about a similar man near Gum Street.
Callers told dispatchers that the man had taken a bicycle from a child before the bicycle was taken from him.
Another 911 caller reported that the same man dressed in underwear tried to get into an SUV stopped on the street.
A man and a woman were inside the vehicle. The caller said they took off abruptly and the man rolled on the ground.
When deputies and officers arrived at the scene, they were told the man allegedly chased a minor on an ATV and attempted to pull the child off the 4-wheeler in an attempt to take the vehicle.
The man, identified as Brian H. McCree, 38, of Bowling Green and formerly of Marion, Ky., was arrested.
The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office believes McCree was heavily under the influence of an intoxicant.
He was arrested and taken to the Crittenden County Detention Center.
McCree is charged with public intoxication controlled substance, 2nd degree disorderly conduct, possession of drug paraphernalia, 4th degree assault (child abuse), 3rd degree criminal mischief, robbery by unlawful taking and threatening .
Investigators learned that McCree visited a woman in a Gum Street apartment prior to his arrest.
The apartment was searched by law enforcement.
Deputies and officers said they found suspicions of methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
LaShawna Steward, 43 of Kuttawa, was arrested in connection with drugs found in the apartment.
The sheriff’s office said their investigation is ongoing.
The Eddyville Police Department, Kentucky State Police and Lyon County Emergency System assisted in the case.
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