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Suspect: I was paid to burglarize specific home

John Jason Brashear (Source: LMDC) John Jason Brashear (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A burglary suspect said he was paid to commit the crime at a specific residence.

Louisville Metro Police were called to the 400 block of W. Hill Street around 11:50 a.m. April 29 on a report of the burglary. The arrest report says John Jason Brashear, 34, also known as James T. Brashear, rang the front door bell before going to the back door and trying to open it. Brashear then broke out a front window to try and get inside. What he didn't know was the homeowner was in the house.

Using a description provided by the homeowner, LMPD officers found Brashear a short distance away. Police said Brashear was identified by the homeowner as the person who tried to bear in

While being questioned, Brashear told police he was going to be paid $200 to break into that specific home and steal a smart TV. Police said Brashear was armed with a knife.

Brashear was booked into Louisville Metro Corrections on one count of burglary.

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