Man accused of taking farm equipment, crashing it into ditch while driving drunk

Man accused of taking farm equipment, crashing it into ditch while driving drunk
Matthew Lambert (Source: Henderson County Detention Center)

HENDERSON, Ky. (WFIE) - A man is facing theft and DUI charges, after Henderson deputies say he took farm equipment from a barn.

Deputies were called around 2 a.m. Thursday to Rucker Road #2.

They say someone reported a suspicious vehicle near a barn.

They say the found the vehicle about a mile away. Deputies say it was a truck and trailer, loaded with farm equipment, that had crashed into a ditch.

Deputies say Matthew Lambert admitted to taking the items.

They say he failed field sobriety tests.

Lambert was booked into the Henderson County Detention Center.

He’s being held without bond.

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