LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A man accused of shoplifting from a business in the Original Highlands neighborhood decided his best method of escape was on public transportation.
Officers were called to Walgreen's at 990 Baxter Avenue at 3:50 p.m. April 18. Police were told by store employees the suspect had gotten on a TARC bus.
When officers stopped the bus they found Stephen M. Culbertson, 33, of Louisville, matched the description they were given. The stolen merchandise was inside a bag Culbertson was carrying and inside his pants.
Culbertson said he took the items to give his daughter a better Easter.
Metro police charged Culbertson with one count of shoplifting.