Lucasville man arrested for grand theft auto

Staff Report

Scioto County Candor


Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini announces that detectives from the Scioto County Sheriff’s Office have arrested a Lucasville man after an ongoing investigation involving a theft of a truck.

On Feb. 23, the 911 dispatch center received a call from a man stating that his 1981 Ford F150 truck was stolen from his house located on West Street in Lucasville.

Captain John W. Murphy stated that a deputy responded and took a report that was forwarded to a detective for an investigation. During this investigation detectives were able to develop a possible suspect while interviewing witnesses.

On March 27, the suspect was located in an abandoned vehicle parked at the intersection of Locus Street and Oakwood Ave. in Lucasville, where he was detained without incident and later arrested.

Arrested was Ricky Shaw, age 27, of Lucasville. Shaw was charged with one count of grand theft auto a felony of the 4th degree. Shaw is currently being held in the Scioto County jail on a $7,500 bond.

Donini stated that this is an ongoing investigation that will result in more charges being presented to the Scioto County Grand Jury on a later date.

Murphy stated that if anyone has any information regarding this case should contact  Detective Matt Spencer at 740-351-1099. All calls will be kept confidential.Shaw,Ricky