Louisville man accused of burglarizing local Christian school

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Louisville man is facing felony charges after police say he broke into a local private school.

According to an arrest report, the incident took place on March 29. Police say 46-year-old Robert Ellis Mills broke into Beth Haven Christian School on Johnsontown Road, near Terry Road, "with intent to steal property."

Police say Mills, "took prescription meds for students, petty cash ($450), clothing, school candy and snacks, and also the cordless phone ($400 value), which suspect used while inside location!"

Police say Mills caused over $1,000 worth of damage when he kicked in a door to gain access to an office area.

Mills was eventually apprehended, according to police, and on Thursday, April 23, he was charged with third degree burglary and first degree criminal mischief.

He is currently in custody at Louisville Metro Corrections.

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