Ex-convict arrested in connection with business break-ins

Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at 5:50pm
Staff reports

A homeless man is in police custody Tuesday for allegedly burglarizing at least four businesses.

It was a Crime Stoppers tip that led Metro Police to arrest 42-year-old Raymond Mallory along Hermitage Avenue Tuesday. He is charged in Saturday’s break-in at A-L Compressed Gasses at 865 Visco Drive, during which $21,500 worth of tools, equipment and supplies were taken.

Police suspect Mallory may have been involved in other burglaries and a spokesman said more charges are pending.

Mallory has previous convictions for burglary, aggravated assault, cocaine possession, forgery and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia. He was being held in lieu of $50,000 bond.

2 Comments on this post:

By: standingonthetop on 11/29/11 at 6:38

This guy having a record like he does and being able to commit even MORE crimes because he isn't locked up for the ones he ALREADY COMMITTED is a TRUE TESTAMENT to what kind of absolute failure our criminal justice system is.

By: relliott on 11/30/11 at 9:26

Why is the sleazeball out of jail with a record like his anyway?