Warrants: Man used tow truck to steal, then scrap cars

Updated: Aug. 24, 2017 at 11:05 AM EDT
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Charles M. Dorough (Source: LMDC)
Charles M. Dorough (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A man is facing charges in connection with three cars that were stolen from the owner's homes and later sold for scrap.

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Charles M. Dorough, 44, of Louisville, was arrested August 23 by Louisville Metro police.

Arrest warrants say the thefts, which happened between June 7 and 16, involved Dorough using a flatbed tow truck to pick up the cars. Each of the cars was then taken to Grade A Allstate, a recycling center at 4568 Melton Ave. Dorough used his personal identification each time he sold a car for scrap to the center.

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Dorough was booked into Louisville Metro Corrections on two counts of receiving stolen property and one count of theft by unlawful taking.

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