Naked burglar set to be arraigned for current charge, sentenced for prior

Gabriel McGill’s current mug shot. He was arrested for breaking into two homes while naked and covered in blood.

UPDATE 10:00 p.m. — Gabriel McGill is set to be arraigned on Monday for the burglary charges. McCracken County Jail says he has a sentencing on Friday for his prior case where he was caught with a stolen handgun and other items.


UPDATE 1:30 p.m. — McCracken County Jail says Gabriel McGill is being held on a $5,000 cash bond.


PADUCAH — McCracken County Deputies have arrested a man who was trying to break into peoples homes while naked.

Early Saturday morning, the McCracken County Sheriff’s office went to Lovelaceville Florence Station Road to find the naked man.

Deputies say the man, 20-year-old Gabriel McGill, left the house before they arrived. They say cameras at the home show he had a large kitchen knife. He was also covered in blood, Deputies say.

Deputies say they found a second house that had been broken into, with heavy amounts of blood in and around the entry way. They say the homeowners were not there at the time.

Gabriel McGill was arrested July 6th for burglary while naked. This is a booking photograph from February.

The homeowners watched video from their camera system and it showed it was the same naked man with a large knife in their home, Deputies say.

After searching the area of the burglaries, Deputies say they searched McGill’s home area and found several blood covered rags.

Deputies say they found McGill getting medical treatment for a cut on his left foot at a local hospital.

Deputies arrested McGill after he was released from the hospital.

McGill is currently out on bond from a McCracken County Circuit Court case, where he was caught with a stolen handgun and other items. He is currently waiting for a sentence in that case.

On Saturday,Deputies say McGill was charged with 3 counts of first degree burglary, one with criminal attempt.

Deputies say they are still investigating and more charges are likely to come.