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Man Accused Of Stealing Money From Armored Truck Back In Ky.

Posted at 6:09 AM, Mar 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-13 06:09:56-04

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3)– The armored truck driver accused of stealing more than $900,000 then going on the run has been extradited back to Kentucky.

Mark Espinosa is faces five felony charges including theft and money laundering.

Prosecutors say he stole money from the truck in Louisville back in December.

He then fled to Connecticut, where he was arrested three weeks later with $850,000 in cash.

Espinosa is also accused of using more than $21,000 of the stolen money to buy a car.

If convicted he faces up to 30 years in prison.