POLICE: Louisville man accused of stealing and selling copper
Police say the suspect illegally entered Meidinger Tower on three different occasions.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Police have arrested a Louisville man accused of selling copper he allegedly stole from a building in downtown Louisville.
Gregory Mulvaney, 30, was arrested Monday at his home in the 500 block of South 5th Street, near West Muhammad Ali Boulevard, according to an official police report.
Police say Mulvaney illegally entered Meidinger Tower, located 460 South 4th Street, on July 2, July 11 and July 13 and allegedly stole copper material. Officials say Mulvaney then sold the copper at River Metals Recycling.
The police report states that Mulvaney was "captured on surveillance cameras at Meidinger Tower and River Metals on every occasion."
Investigators say Mulvaney gave police a taped statement admitting to the crimes.
Mulvaney is charged with three counts of burglary.
He's being held at Louisville Metro Corrections on a $5,000 cash bond. He is expected in court on Tuesday.
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