Man accused of stealing from EKU Police Department

Bradley Hudson is accused of stealing items out of EKU Police cars during the weekend of 12-1-18 and 12-2-18, including a bulletproof vest

RICHMOND, Ky. (WTVQ) – Eastern Kentucky University Police say a man was arrested after admitting he stole items from the police department.

Investigators say Bradley Hudson was initially pulled over because the tail lights on his car were out.  Police say once the officer reached Hudson’s car, he detected the smell of marijuana.

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Police say Hudson was asked if his car could be searched and he gave permission.  Investigators say during that search, the officer found items that had been stolen from EKU Police vehicles this past weekend, including a bulletproof vest.

Hudson was lodged in the Madison County Detention on theft, marijuana possession and other charges, according to EKU Police.