Louisville man gets 27 years for burglaries

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to breaking into homes while residents were attending funerals has been sentenced to 27 years in prison.

Jefferson Circuit Judge Audra Eckerle on Tuesday handed down the sentence for 34-year-old Michael Bennett of Louisville.

WDRB-TV in Louisville reported (http://bit.ly/1oqlnKo ) that Bennett pleaded guilty to burglarizing multiple homes around the city.

Bennett told prosecutors he up funeral times in the obituary section of The Courier-Journal and would use the White Pages as well as Google Maps to find the addresses of the victims

Officers caught up with Bennett in Aug. 2013. They say they found stolen property in his car, and other items had already been pawned or sold.


Information from: WDRB-TV, http://www.fox41.com


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