LMPD: Burglary suspect's wallet found at crime scene

Justin Matthew Smith (Source: LMDC)
Justin Matthew Smith (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A lost wallet was the key tocracking a burglary case, according to Louisville Metro Police.

Justin Matthew Smith's arrest report says Smith kicked awoman's back door repeatedly and tried to pry it open to no avail on Tuesday.He also is accused of stealing the woman's registration from inside hervehicle.

The victim later returned home, discovered the damage to herback door and called police. Officers said they found Smith's wallet at thescene and arrested him after he broke into another home on Balance Lane. Investigatorssaid they found the first victim's car registration at the Balance Lane home.

Smith was charged with 2nd degree burglary.

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