BURLINGTON, KY (FOX19) - A Burlington, Ky. couple has been arrested for stealing copper from an air conditioner at a dentist's office.
Daniel Gentry, 27 and Ashley Murphy, 25, were arrested early Friday morning. Officers had been watching the couple after receiving several tips from Crimestoppers concerning their involvement in five Burlington copper thefts in the last month.
Two plain clothes officers had the couple under surveillance overnight on Friday. The couple left their home Friday morning, and were caught in the act of stealing copper from an AC unit at a dentist's office in Florence and loading it into their SUV.
Both are charged with Theft by unlawful taking and Criminal Mischief.