Man accused of stealing more than $200K from Kentucky stores, includes Lexington and Georgetown

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Posted at 11:45 AM, Nov 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-15 18:26:13-05

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (LEX 18) — A man has been arrested and accused of stealing more than $200,000 of items from Kohl's and similar stores in Kentucky.

Georgetown Police Department says they responded to a call of a shoplifter at several Kohl's stores in the surrounding areas on Saturday, November 13. Michael Reid was later charged with theft by unlawful taking or disposition of all others $10,000 or more and possession of burglary tools.

Police say the suspect has been involved in jewelry thefts at other Kohl’s and similar stores in Louisville, Lexington, and Richmond.

He is lodged at the Scott County Detention Center.