|Hopkinsville Police arrest Illinois man accused of theft|
Hopkinsville Police arrested an Illinois man for allegedly lying to police and receiving stolen property over the weekend.
Police charged 47-year old Michael Earl Hales of East Saint Louis, Illinois with receiving stolen property under $10,000 and giving an officer a fake name or address.
According to police, Hales is wanted by the Anna Police Department in Illinois for allegedly stealing a credit card and fraudulently using the stolen card.
Hopkinsville Police reportedly located Hales in the parking lot of Jennie Stuart Medical Center in a vehicle with items he purchased using the stolen card.
Police say while the 47-year old was booked into the Christian County Jail, he gave officers several fake addresses.
Hales remains lodged in the Christian County Jail.