A Johnson County man has been arrested after a homeowner reportedly caught him in the act of theft.
It happened Thursday night outside a home in Sitka.
49-year-old Ricky Castle was with another man outside a home loading metal onto a truck.
Castle was reportedly intoxicated at the time and allegedly told the homeowner the metal had been given to him.
The homeowner called deputies while Castle reportedly drank a beer awaiting their arrival.
The other man reportedly took off into the woods.
When deputies arrived, they reportedly found marijuana on Castle.
He’s facing several charges including public intoxication and burglary.
He was taken to the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center in Paintsville.