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Car burglary suspect caught in the act

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Logan Rudolph (Source: LMDC) Logan Rudolph (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Louisville Metro Police got help from a citizen after he caught someone breaking into his car.

The burglary happened at the Marriott Hotel in downtown Louisville around 10 p.m. April 16. According to police, the owner of the car had Logan Rudolph, 22, of New Albany, subdued on the ground when they arrived.

Police said the owner of the car told them he caught Rudolph, who has also used the name of Justin Pettit, inside the vehicle and held him at the scene until they arrived. The report also says Rudolph had items belonging to the car's owner in his backpack. Police also found an item used to break out car windows in the backpack, along with a spoon and hypodermic needle commonly used for heroin.

Rudolph was booked into Louisville Metro Corrections on charges of theft by unlawful taking, assault, possession of burglary tools and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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