Louisville man allegedly stole unlocked car from Speedway gas station
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Louisville man has been arrested, accused of stealing a man's car from a local gas station.
The alleged incident took place on Jan. 27, at the Speedway gas station on the Outer Loop, near Robbs Lane. Police say a man left his keys in his car, and the car unlocked, when he went into the gas station to pay for his gas.
While he was inside, police say 38-year-old Michael S. Priest got into the man's vehicle and drove off.
Police say surveillance video captured Priest's actions.
The car was valued at $12,300. Police say it was recovered on Lytle St., near Bank St., with over $4,900 worth of estimated damage.
Priest was arrested on Monday afternoon and charged with theft by unlawful taking and criminal mischief.
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