LONDON, KY - A man who hooked up a stolen item to his truck and drove off with it was arrested in London for theft by unlawful taking.
Benjamin Curtis Burkhart, 44, of N. Highway 11 in Manchester, KY was arrested at 12:26 P.M. on Thursday, July 6, 2023 on Johnson Road by London Police Officer Brent France.
According to Officer France’s report, he received a call about a stolen item and located it on Johnson Road hooked to the back of an F-350 truck.
After stopping the vehicle, Burkhart said he thought the item belonged to a friend, and that’s why he took it.
Burkhart was arrested and transported to the Laurel County Correctional Center.
Benjamin Burkhart was charged with:
- TBUT OR DISP ALL OTHERS $1,000 < $10,000
- NO REGISTRATION RECEIPT
- NO REGISTRATION PLATES
- FAILURE TO PRODUCE INSURANCE CARD
This individual was lodged in the Laurel County Correctional Center.
Photo is of the accused is courtesy of the Laurel County Correctional Center.