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Metal thieves caught after raiding construction site
FLORENCE, Ky. (WKRC) -- An alert Florence police officer helps to catch to metal thieves targeting a building under construction.
The officer was on patrol Thursday night, when he spotted two men leaving the UC Healthcare building under construction on Cavalier Boulevard. He immediately arrested one of the men. The other ran off into a wooded area. A second officer took him into custody.
The officers then searched the men's vehicle and found more than one-thousand dollars worth of wiring taken from the building. Police say the men also damaged the building.
Louis Schunk and William Saylor are charged with burglary and fleeing or evading. They're both in jail.