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Mysterious man jailed for car theft
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A car thief from Red Boiling Springs has been given a six-year sentence for stealing a woman’s vehicle from a store on West Green Hill Road.The defendant, Barry Gibbs, 31, entered a guilty plea before Circuit Court Judge Bart Stanley to the charge of felony theft. He was ordered to serve 147 days of a six-year sentence and was sentenced as a repeat offender due to his prior criminal record. He was also directed to make restitution to the victim.Investigators say Gibbs was apparently playing musical cars with stolen autos when he swapped the stolen car he had taken from near his home in Red Boiling Springs for one he found in the parking lot of Owen’s Market on Green Hill Road in Warren County.The victim in the case said she had parked her 1996 Toyota Tercel outside the market and had just been inside the store for two minutes when she emerged to find it missing.

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