A St. Matthews man was arrested with a cache of stolen weapons after officers responded to a call of shots fired.
On Sept. 1, two officers were called to a party shop on Harry C. Raysor Drive for shots being fired. The alleged perpetrator, a St. Matthews man, was identified, located and arrested. A black and brown Falcon .38-caliber special revolver was found near him.
Additionally, other weapons were found nearby: a Ruger 10/22 Carbine .22-caliber rifle, a Benelli Super Black Eagle 12-gauge shotgun, and a Westernfield M780 .308-caliber 308B. The weapons were valued at $2,800.
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The suspect was arrested for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and receiving stolen property.
In other reports:
• A man working in St. Matthews reported someone stole his pickup truck. On Aug. 27, the Scranton man reported that while working on a site at Bynum and Emily streets taking down a building, someone took his black 2012 Dodge Ram. He had left the keys in the vehicle and someone drove off with the truck, which was parked across the street from his work site. The loss is $10,985.
• On Aug. 29, a Swansea man reported that while he was away from his property, someone pulled his pontoon boat out from his shed and spray-painted it with words. On one pontoon was painted, “I know your heart.” And on the other pontoon, which was badly eroded, were the words, “Be (illegible) to God.” The damage was $500.