Lexington police arrest man in thefts from mailboxes

Lexington police say they have arrested a man who had been stealing mail.

Undercover officers saw David Clark, 43, stealing mail from houses in the area of Park Avenue and then moments later around Kalmia Avenue at 1:55 p.m. Saturday, according to a news release.

"Officers were able to make contact with the suspect and retrieve the stolen mail items," according to the release.

Residents of the neighborhood recently reported that a man was stealing mail from houses.

Clark was charged with theft of mail matter. He also was wanted on two unrelated warrants.

Anyone with additional information is asked to call police at (859) 258-3600 or log on at