POLICE: Louisville man stole $13,000 worth of phones from UPS - WDRB 41 Louisville News

POLICE: Louisville man stole $13,000 worth of phones from UPS

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Dezmon Woods (Source: Louisville Metro Corrections) Dezmon Woods (Source: Louisville Metro Corrections)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville Metro Police say they've arrested a man who stole over $13,000 worth of cell phones from UPS.

According to an arrest report, the thefts had been taking place since June. Police say someone from UPS called them to the shipping giant's Grade Lane location on a report of theft.

When officers arrived, a security supervisor said they'd been watching 18-year-old Dezmon Woods for weeks due to the theft of cell phones. According to the arrest report, Woods eventually confessed to the security supervisor that he had taken the phones.

Police say that, in total, Woods had taken 16-17 cell phones worth an estimated $13,563.98.

Woods was arrested and charged with theft by unlawful taking.

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