POLICE: Two arrested after stolen disaster relief trailer found
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Two men have been arrested after police say they were found with a disaster relief trailer that had been stolen from the Shelby County Baptist Association.
According to arrest reports, Louisville Metro Police officers received a tip that the stolen trailer, which was the property of the Simpsonville Baptist Church, was at the corner of Thurman Road and Routt Road at 9 p.m. Friday.
When officers arrived, they allegedly found 32-year-old Brad J. Fisher and 32-year-old Kenneth S. Ratliff at the scene with the trailer.
Ratliff allegedly admitted to picking up the trailer and bringing it to that location, but claimed that he didn't know it was stolen. Police say he told them Fisher asked him to transport the trailer. Officers allegedly found illegally obtained prescription drugs in Ratliff's pocket.
The trailer itself was worth $5,000, but its contents were valued at approximately $10,000, according to the arrest reports. Police say the trailer was partially damaged, and had to be towed.
Both Fisher and Ratliff were arrested, according to police, and charged with receipt of stolen property and criminal mischief. Ratliff also faces drug charges, according to arrest reports.
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