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Bar employee accused of trashing business


LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A former employee at a business at Fourth Street Live! faces charges that he did $20,000 dollars worth of damage to the place.

After closing time at Sully's on March 23, according to an arrest report, Walter Karlen, 26, of Louisville, destroyed property at the business after closing, between 4 and 7 a.m.

Sully's was force to close the next day due to the damage, police said, losing its lunch customers. 

Police say video surveillance shows Karlen in the bar area, standing on top of overturned property, as well as him on camera leaving Fourth Street Live! He later turned himself in.

Karlen is charged with first-degree criminal mischief.   

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