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POLICE: Man arrested after trying to cash stolen lottery tickets

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Police say a Louisville man was arrested after he tried to cash stolen lottery tickets.

Officers responded to a business located at 9500 Preston Highway after being called by Kentucky Lottery Investigation Supervisor Joe Woods.

According to an arrest report, 20-year-old Zackery Campoamor was found by officers inside the business at a lottery cash-in station trying to scan lottery tickets for winnings. 

When officers approached Campoamor, he said he had been scanning tickets for 10 to 15 minutes, police say.

Officers confirmed that the lottery tickets were stolen, and according to an arrest report, Campoamor then gave officers permission to search his car. During the search, police say they found 40 other stolen lottery tickets in the center console of the vehicle.

Officers recovered 144 stolen lottery tickets.

Campoamor was arrested Aug. 16. He is charged with unlawful access to a computer and receiving stolen property. 

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