ROWAN COUNTY, Ky. (FOX 56) – A Kentucky woman was arrested after a Rowan County deputy discovered orange peels linking her vehicle to a burglary.
The Rowan County Sheriff’s was investigating a home burglary on April 29. According to the sheriff’s department, someone reported a firearm, gaming system, and more including a bag of oranges stolen from his home.
When the deputy left the home they found an abandoned vehicle near the home with orange peels on the ground around the outside of the car and a bag of oranges inside, according to the department the deputy requested a search warrant and had the car towed away with the request.
“The tow company to contact her if anyone attempted to obtain the vehicle or any of it’s contents,” according to a statement.
Two days later the tow company did contact the deputy informing them that a woman was coming to get something from the impounded vehicle.
Brittany Dehart, 28, of Morehead who deputies discovered had active warrants from Dehart’s arrest.
According to the statement, deputies searched the vehicle Dehart arrived in deputies found the missing firearm,15 grams of meth, a 1/2 gram of heroin, scales, baggies, drug paraphernalia, and other stolen items from the victim’s home.
Dehart has been charged with burglary, trafficking meth, trafficking heroin, and other charges.