Emiley Croley

Emiley Croley

A woman from Williamsburg, Kentucky, was transported to the Macon County Jail on Jan. 29 after allegedly taking a car from Bypass Automotive in December.

Emiley Beth Croley, 24, faces charges of joyriding and theft of property.

According to the arrest report, Croley test drove a 2005 Toyota 4Runner that was for sale at Bypass Automotive on Dec. 6.

Croley left the business at approximately 3 p.m. and had not returned by 6 p.m.

At 5 p.m. the next day, the owner of Bypass Automotive reported the incident to the Lafayette Police Department since the vehicle had not been returned nor had any calls from Croley.

Croley left a copy of her driver's license at Bypass Automotive and a 2011 Toyota Camry, which was registered to Patricia Croley.

Lafayette Police Sgt. Matthew Looper contacted the Williamsburg Police Department to ask if they were familiar with Croley, and they indicated that they were and would assist in attempting to locate Croley.

An arrest warrant was issued on Dec. 8, and Croley was arrested in Kentucky recently and transported back to the Macon County Jail on Jan. 29.

Croley's bond was set at $6,000, and her court date was slated for Wednesday.