police car 2015MADISONVILLE, Ky. (9/21/17) — City police reported arresting two men described by residents as area burglars. Officers also indicated finding a loaded handgun inside one man’s backpack following a foot chase.

Madisonville Police Department arrest reports reveal officers saw Tyrese D. Mosby of Madisonville and Onandi Kemar Stewart, address unknown, walking in the area of Boggess Boulevard and Outer Sugg Street at 2:21 p.m. Wednesday.

Witnesses told officers Mosby and Stewart, who were carrying backpacks, matched the description of previous burglaries related to money, guns and jewelry taken from residents, MPD reported.

As officers asked the men if they had stolen items in their backpacks, the two fled on foot, according to arrest reports. They were apprehended nearby a short time later.

After further investigation, police also reported finding a coin purse on Stewart containing several half-dollar and dollar coins, jewely, $500 in cash and a Jamaican passport.

Mosby was charged with second-degree fleeing or evading police on foot. Stewart was charged with second-degree fleeing or evading police on foot and carrying a concealed weapon.

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