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Large amount of stolen candy, soda recovered from apartment

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Anthony Cornelson (Source: LMDC) Anthony Cornelson (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A Louisville man confessed to stealing a large amount of candy from a St. Matthews business on Wednesday as officers questioned him about the crime, according to his arrest report.

St. Matthews police officers arrested Anthony Cornelson, 20, at his apartment on Shelbyville Road after they asked him about property seen in his possession. Police said Cornelson showed them several bags full of candy, telling them he had purchased it from someone for $10. Cornelson was then given his Miranda warning and confessed to breaking into a concession stand and garage at the St. Matthews Community Center on Ten Pin Lane, according to police.

The arresting officers said Cornelson was also in possession of merchandise stolen from the St. Matthews Batting Machines on Shelbyville Road. Among the items police recovered: 20 to 30 gallon-size baggies full of candy such as Sour Punch, Ring Pops, Twix and Starburst, 20 to 30 bottles of soda, a Troy Built lawnmower, a gas can, bolt cutters, a chalk dolly and walkie talkies. Police also said they recovered two pry bars used to gain entry into the buildings Cornelson burglarized.

Cornelson is charged with three counts of burglary and one count of possession of burglary tools.

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