Lexington man accused of stealing hundreds of coins from laundry machines

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Lexington police have charged Leif Morgan with nine counts of third-degree burglary.

Police said Morgan went to eight different apartments around Lexington in February, March and April.

Police said he used a drill to break open the locks on the washers and dryers. They say he then stole quarters from multiple machines.

According to Morgan's arrest citation, he was caught on camera using a tool to break into a laundry room and then stealing more quarters from those machines.

Police said at one location Morgan stole approximately $450 in quarters.

Morgan is expected to be arraigned on burglary charges on Thursday.

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