McCracken Co., KY man arrested after breaking into abandoned building

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - A McCracken County man was arrested Thursday morning after he broke into a vacant building at Tennessee and South 13th Streets.

Paducah police received an anonymous call, stating a man had entered the vacant building.

They found William R. Hendrickson, 58, with copper wire in his hand and a flashlight, crescent wrench, wire cutters and a pocket knife in his possession.

Officers determined Hendrickson had cut the copper wire from inside the building.

Hendrickson was arrested on charges of third-degree burglary and possession of burglary tools and booked into McCracken County Regional Jail.

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