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POLICE: Louisville man stole property from church attendees

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Brian C. Barahona (Source: Louisville Metro Corrections) Brian C. Barahona (Source: Louisville Metro Corrections)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville Metro Police have arrested a man after they say he stole several items from people attending a church function.

According to an arrest report, police were called to Minors Lane, near W. Clay Road, shortly after 11:30 p.m. Thursday night on a report of a van stuck in a nearby field.

Police say they found the van, along with 24-year-old Brian C. Barahona. Barahona was allegedly dressed in all black, wearing latex gloves.

When Barahona gave police permission to search his vehicle, officers allegedly found two GPS units, bags of coins, assorted tools and an envelope containing a check made out to Evangel World Prayer Center.

Over the course of the investigation, police say they discovered two people whose cars had been broken into. Those people had been attending a church function at the Evangel World Prayer Center, which was located nearby.

Police say the property that was found in Barahona's van had been stolen from these vehicles.

Additional stolen property was found hidden in a nearby bush, according to police. In total, officers say Barahona stole $2,000 worth of property.

Police say they also found two syringes and a digital scale with "white residue" on it inside his vehicle.

He was arrested and charged with theft and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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