Police: Alleged package thief arrested in Lexington


Rodrecus Blakey (FCDC)

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WDKY)- An alleged package thief featured in a May Crime Stoppers report has been arrested.

Lexington Police picked up 43-year old Rodrecus Blakey Tuesday at the Red Roof Inn on Wilhite Drive.

An arrest citation says officers located some of the clothing he was wearing in doorbell camera video from the thefts. They also located some of the stolen packages.

At the time of the Crime Stoppers report, Lexington Police said the man in the video was responsible for at least 19 thefts dating back to March.

Blakey is currently facing six counts of theft of mail matter, but investigators say more charges could be added.

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