Man accused of stealing $40K of wire from employer, selling it for scrap

Man accused of stealing $40K of wire from employer, selling it for scrap

Forty-one-year-old Lance Ballou is charged with theft by unlawful taking.

Print
Email
|

by Amy Stallings

WHAS11.com

Posted on November 28, 2012 at 12:27 PM

Updated Wednesday, Nov 28 at 1:53 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- Louisville police have arrested a man they said stole items worth thousands of dollars from his employer.

Forty-one-year-old Lance Ballou is charged with theft by unlawful taking after police said he ordered approximately $40,000 worth of electrical wire on his employer's account without permission. 

According to the police report, Ballou sold the wire for $12,335 at River City Metals.  Police said sales slips from E&H Electric and River City Metals correspond with with time items were picked up and then scrapped. 

Print
Email
|