Police: Couple attempt home break in, bring along child - wave3.com-Louisville News, Weather & Sports

Police: Couple attempt home break in, bring along child

Posted: Updated:
Amanda Burnett, 24 Amanda Burnett, 24

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A couple attempting to burglarize a home brought their child along with them.

On July 23, a resident of Granvil Drive near Buechel Park called police after coming home to witness a man running out of his house carrying his television. According to police reports, the victim also spotted a car speeding away from the location.

The owner of the home was able to give police a description of the car and license plate number. Officers found the car and pulled it over a short distance away.

After being read her Miranda Rights, Amanda Burnett, 24, admitted to police she had dropped a man off at the home and was waiting to pick him up at the park. She identified the man as 26-year-old Catlin Tinnell.

Police observed a child in the car with Burnett. She said she fled with their child in the car and Tinnell fled on foot when the resident came home.

Tinnell's criminal history reveals he is already a wanted fugitive and has several previous theft convictions.

Police reported the side door of the house was kicked in and the television was abandoned in the back yard.

Burnett was charged with second degree burglary. Tinnell was not found.

Copyright 2013 WAVE News. All rights reserved.

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Couple arrested for having sex on public beach in broad daylight

    Couple arrested for having sex on public beach in broad daylight

    BRADENTON BEACH, FL (WFLX) - People are outraged after a Florida couple was caught having sex on a public beach Sunday afternoon in front of dozens of people including children. Bradenton Beach policeMore >>
    People are outraged after a Florida couple was caught having sex on a public beach Sunday afternoon in front of dozens of people including children.More >>
  • Are Louisville food trucks making the grade?

    Are Louisville food trucks making the grade?

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:06 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:06:24 GMT
    WAVE 3 News Troubleshooter Eric Flack's investigation into food trucks last summer was one of his most talked about stories in years. His undercover video and health department interviews stirred a fiery response. Now, a new report about food truck safety has been released by the Institute for Justice, and it's good news for the industry and food truck operators.More >>
    WAVE 3 News Troubleshooter Eric Flack's investigation into food trucks last summer was one of his most talked about stories in years. His undercover video and health department interviews stirred a fiery response. Now, a new report about food truck safety has been released by the Institute for Justice, and it's good news for the industry and food truck operators.

    More >>
  • Armed robbers continue to target fast food restaurants

    Armed robbers continue to target fast food restaurants

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 10:20 PM EDT2014-07-24 02:20:47 GMT
    They are popular, successful and most of the time they are safe places to be, but now police are investigating the third fast food robbery in as many weeks.More >>
    They are popular, successful and most of the time they are safe places to be, but now police are investigating the third fast food robbery in as many weeks.More >>