(FRANKFORT, Ky.) – The Kentucky State Police Vehicle Investigations Branch received information from the FBI on Oct. 25 in regard to a large-scale cargo theft that had occurred in Gary, Ind.
The information led investigators to the Louisville, Ky. area. KSP Vehicle Investigations, Louisville Metro Police Dept. and agents from the FBI and National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) conducted surveillance and located the stolen property in Louisville.
A 2014 Great Dane trailer loaded with more than $12 million worth of LG smartphones was located and recovered.
Juan Perez Gonzalez, of Louisville, was arrested and charged with receiving stolen property over $10,000, leaving the scene of an accident and theft by unlawful taking over $1,000,000.
The case remains under investigation.