LYON CO. (News First) – On Saturday, April 20, 2024, around 3 p.m., sheriff’s deputies arrested fugitive Gregory S. Munsell (30) of Princeton at a Kuttawa business.

Munsell escaped from the Caldwell County Jail while being processed on April 12, 2024. He was later tracked to McCracken County, where he stands accused of stealing a 2009 Dodge pickup on April 16, 2024. Despite a manhunt in McCracken County, he evaded law enforcement.

On April 19, 2024, after 10 p.m., Munsell committed a burglary at the Malloy’s Korner convenience store in Southern Lyon County before fleeing the scene. He later drove to Crittenden County, where he committed another burglary at an automobile dealership on US 60 West of Marion around 4:25 a.m. on April 20, 2024.

Authorities tracked Munsell from Caldwell County to Lyon County, where he was apprehended at a Kuttawa business without incident. At the time of his arrest, Munsell was in possession of the stolen Dodge pickup truck.

Munsell was charged by Chief Deputy Sam Adams with Burglary-3rd Degree and Criminal Mischief-1st Degree. Additionally, Deputy Josh Travis charged him with felony Receiving Stolen Property-Auto. He also faced charges on arrest warrants, including Escape-2nd Degree (Princeton Police Department), TBUT-Auto (McCracken County Sheriff’s Office), and Parole Violation (KY Probation & Parole). He was lodged in the Crittenden County Detention Center.

The Crittenden County Sheriff’s Office and Marion Police Department assisted the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office with this investigation. Charges are pending by the Crittenden County Sheriff’s Office for the burglary in their jurisdiction.