Man accused of stealing items from Warren County School District’s maintenance yard

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- Police arrested a Bowling Green man Wednesday night whose accused of burglarizing the maintenance yard belonging to the Warren County Public Schools.

Austin Pedigo, 24, is charged with numerous offenses, including third-degree burglary and theft by unlawful taking.

According to Bowling Green police, officers responded to a burglary alarm at the facility on W. Main Ave.

When they arrived, officers said they located Pedigo carrying a generator and several power tools.

Police say Pedigo used bolt cutters to get into the fenced facility.

According to an arrest citation, a school district official estimated that Pedigo was attempting to steal nearly $3,000 worth of equipment.

Pedigo is lodged in the Warren County Regional Jail.