UPDATE 9/5/06: Kanawha County Sheriff's Deputies arrested Billy Mayhue Monday night on Pine Valley Drive in Sissonville. Deputies say he was asleep when they got to the house.
AUGUST 15, 2006 -- Police say he has quite a history of stealing from local stores here in the Kanawha Valley. In fact--he's now facing a third offense, and a more serious felony charge. Now, deputies need your help to find him.
The Kanawha County Sheriff's Department has named Billy Mayhue one of Charleston's Most Wanted. He's charged with a third offense shoplifting. Deputies say Mayhue stole a portable DVD player from Sam's Club at Southridge.
The criminal complaint says he stuffed the merchandise in his girlfriend's large purse. Back in 2001, Mayhue was convicted of two counts of shoplifting here in Charleston.
"When a person steals from a business or other commercial establishment, that thief will sometimes get away," said Lt. Sean Crosier with the Kanawha County Sheriff's Department. "Often times, the honest person ends up paying the difference."
Billy Mayhue is 26 years old. His last known address is on Sissonville Drive near Derricks Creek Road in Sissonville. If you have any information about Mayhue, call the Kanawha County Sheriff's Department at (304) 357-0169.