Paducah halfway house resident arrested on burglary charge
PADUCAH, KY — A resident of a Paducah halfway house was arrested Monday afternoon after he allegedly broke into a home on Kentucky Avenue.
Around 12:25 p.m. a woman called Paducah police after she arrived at her parent’s home in the 2000 block of Kentucky Avenue and saw a man standing on the screened-in porch.
The man ran away when he saw the woman, but she provided a description of him and his clothing. Officers found the man about five blocks away.
54-year-old Nathan Moore was arrested at South 16th and Washington Streets. Officers found he a had a digital camera taken from the Kentucky Avenue home, along with a pry bar, a rubber glove, and a multi-tool.
The homeowner provided police with video surveillance of Moore breaking into the home.
Moore was charged with second-degree burglary and possession of burglary tools. He was taken to the McCracken County Regional Jail.
Moore, who is from Lexington, has numerous arrests and has been in prison several times for burglary, robbery, receiving stolen property and drug offenses.
He is a resident of Paducah Community Services at 21 Clarence Gaines Street and had reportedly signed out earlier in the day for a scheduled doctor’s appointment.