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Daviess County Man Arrested While Attempting To Steal A Lawnmower From A Business

Theft attempt took place at H&R Agripower on U.S. Hwy 431.

Posted: Aug 26, 2020 7:56 AM
Updated: Aug 26, 2020 1:18 PM

A Daviess County man remains behind bars after being arrested early this morning while attempting to steal a lawnmower.

Daviess County Sheriff's Office were dispatched to H&R Agripower on Hwy 431 around 3AM Wednesday morning.

When they arrived, they found 40-year-old Jason West with a stolen trailer behind his pickup.

According to deputies, West was in the middle of stealing a zero-turn mower from the business and to load it into the trailer. 

They also discoved that he had altered the registration plate on the vehicle in case it was picked up on surveillance video.

West is facing charges, including Theft of the trailer and Attempted Theft of the lawnmower, among other charges.

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