According to the Prestonsburg Police Dept., on Saturday evening Officers were involved in an hour long foot pursuit with a suspect involved in a theft.
Police report that Rogie D. Case of Martin (Floyd Co) was arrested and charged with Theft by Unlawful Taking and Fleeing and Evading Police.
Officers say they responded to a call on South Lake Drive in Prestonsburg about a man pushing a wooden wheel barrow, full of items, allegedly stolen from area businesses.
Police say Case ran off toward the riverbank when he seen them and that’s when the hour-long chase started.
Officers said they finally stopped Case with the help of the Prestonsburg Fire Department.
Case was arrested and lodged in the Floyd Co jail and stolen property was returned to the local businesses.
The value of all the items taken has not been released.