Two arrested after allegedly breaking into JCPS maintenance facility
Ashley Milburn and Edward Kiper (Supply: Louisville Metro Corrections)
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — Louisville Metro Police say they’ve arrested a person and a lady after they broke right into a JCPS upkeep facility.
In response to arrest stories, the incident passed off simply earlier than three a.m. on Thursday, on the JCPS upkeep facility at 3440 Preston Freeway, close to the interchange with the Watterson Expressway.
Police say they have been despatched to that location after a burglar alarm was activated. In line with the arrest stories, two individuals might be seen inside a fenced space of the property, taking landscaping instruments together with leaf blowers, weed eaters, wheel barrows and shovels. Police say the suspects had reduce a gap within the metallic fence, damaged right into a trailer, taken the property after which pulled the property by means of the opening.
Police say they might additionally see video of one of many suspects operating right into a car.
When officers arrived, they allegedly discovered two suspects — 28-yr-previous Edward Kiper and 26-yr-previous Ashley Milburn — inside a car on the property. Police say this is identical car they noticed on the surveillance video.
Kiper allegedly had a lock that had been reduce in half in his pocket. Police say they discovered a number of locks that had been minimize similarly inside one of many trailers.
In accordance with the arrest report, Kiper admitted to breaking into the trailer with a 3rd suspect — an unidentified black male — earlier than operating again to the car, the place Milburn was ready. Milburn stated the black male ran away.
Police arrested each Kiper and Milburn and charged them each with theft by illegal taking and second-diploma felony trespassing. The standing and id of the third individual just isn’t recognized.
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