SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (FOX 56) — A suspected thief was held at gunpoint by an employee at a towing company in Scott County, according to an arrest citation.

The Scott County Sheriff’s Department said deputies were dispatched on Sunday at around 11:30 p.m. to Clark’s Towing for reports of a theft in progress. While en route, dispatch indicated that the caller, an employee at the company, had the male suspect at gunpoint.

Upon arrival, deputies placed 37-year-old Brent Dillon under arrest. The employee who called in the theft told authorities he caught Dillon preparing to steal catalytic converters and gas from Clark’s Towing and therefore held him at gunpoint until deputies arrived.

According to arrest records, Dillon is facing a litany of charges including third-degree criminal trespassing.