KANAWHA COUNTY, WV (WOWK)– A man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly stealing a car from a Cross Lanes residence.
According to Kanawha County Sheriff’s department, a stolen vehicle was reported, and the owner of the vehicle was able to track it via GPS to a residence on the 1000 block of Grant St.
Upon arrival, deputies found the vehicle parked in the driveway and knocked on the door, and the suspect came out. Deputies say that Butterworth admitted to having the vehicle and driving it to the Grant St. location.
According to the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office, there was also a warrant issued for Butterworth. Deputies say he allegedly escaped home confinement on Sunday, Jan. 8 after only two days served.
Butterworth was charged with grand larceny and is being held in South Central Region Jail, on multiple cases one of which authorities say has no bond.