POLICE: Fairdale man steals beer from Churchill Downs - WDRB 41 Louisville News

POLICE: Fairdale man steals beer from Churchill Downs

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Brian West (Source: Louisville Metro Corrections) Brian West (Source: Louisville Metro Corrections)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Police say a Fairdale man really wanted some beer -- and he wasn't about to let Churchill Downs stand in his way.

Brian West is accused of cutting the locks off of the gates at the race track on Sunday afternoon.

Police say he stole seven kegs of Budweiser.

The act was caught on surveillance video.

West was arrested on New Year's Eve and charged with burglary.

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