Madison County

Two Richmond men charged with stealing a/c units

RICHMOND — Two Richmond men were caught allegedly stealing air conditioning units from a vacant house.

According to Kentucky State Police, Bradley S. Smith and Charles D. Power were found with two units beside their pickup truck when troopers arrived at the corner of Lee Drive and Lee Court. A neighbor had called police after seeing the men at a vacant house on Three Forks Road in Madison County and had described their truck and the direction they were heading. Smith, 32, and Powell, 33, were each charged with two counts of theft by unlawful taking over $500.