Police arrest man for stealing AC units in Region 8

Kenneth Kelly Provided by Sharp County Sheriff's Dept.
Kenneth Kelly Provided by Sharp County Sheriff's Dept.
Provided by Sharp County Sheriff's Dept.
Provided by Sharp County Sheriff's Dept.

SHARP COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – Police in Sharp County have identified and arrested a man they say has been stealing air conditioning units around the county.

According to the Sharp County Sheriff's Department, Kenneth Kelly of Cherokee Village was identified and arrested in connection with several AC unit thefts.

Police say several of the air conditioning units were stolen from around the Hardy area. Police released surveillance photos of the man and his Ford F-150 truck and received tips that the man was Kelly.

Police Kelly may have been scrapping the metals and compressors in the units and going outside the Hardy/Sharp County area to cash in.

Kelly is charged with theft of property.

©2010 KAIT all rights reserved.