LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Police arrested a man for stealing mail after two people cornered him.
According to a police report, Lol T. Nguyen, 39, was seen by stealing mail from two residences on S. 3rd Street. One witness actually had his mail taken, the other lives on the same street.
The witnesses said they approached Nguyen and asked what he was doing. At this time, he threw the mail down and started to run. The two men cornered Nguyen on S. 2nd Street, where he was arrested.
Officers found several pieces of mail that did not belong to Nguyen and several checks addressed to other people totaling around $2,400. When police returned to the scene of the crime, they found lots of mail addressed to many different people.
Nguyen is being charged with theft of mail, a felony.