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Louisville man accused of breaking into home and stealing approximately $1 million in cash

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Daryl Jones (Source: Louisville Metro Corrections) Daryl Jones (Source: Louisville Metro Corrections)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The Jefferson County Sheriff's Department has arrested a suspect accused of stealing approximately $1 million from a man's basement.

According to an arrest warrant, it happened on July 20. Authorities say the victim had stored approximately $1 million worth of cash in the basement of a location near the corner of Cecil Avenue and Garland Avenue.

His tenant, a blind man confined to a wheelchair, allegedly told several other accomplices that his landlord had hidden the money in the basement.

As a result, authorities say 59-year-old Daryl Jones, along with an accomplice, forced open the door of the location and took the money from the basement. Jones and his accomplice then split the money between them, according to arrest reports.

Authorities eventually found the accomplice, who admitted to breaking into the home with Jones and taking the money, according to the arrest report. 

Police say they searched Jones' home, and found approximately $70,000 in cash.

"The money appeared similar to the other money recovered, in that it was stained and dirty," authorities say.

Jones is charged with Theft by Unlawful Taking and Burglary.

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