BOURBON CO., Ky. (WKYT) - A man wanted
in more than 20 counties for stealing thousands of dollars worth of
property is now behind bars.
Police say Dario Mauriz-Cruz is responsible for crimes all the way from
Boone County in northern Kentucky to Laurel County in southern Kentucky,
and possibly even down into Tennessee.
Mauriz-Cruz was spotted in Lexington with a license plate that didnít
fit the car he was driving.
Police pursued him after he took off, but officers finally stopped him
in Bourbon County.
There, police say he was charged with some vehicle offenses and fleeing
and evading, but police say he is a suspect in nearly 20 car breaks in
Mercer County alone and numerous related crimes all over Kentucky.
Mauriz-Cruz remains in the Bourbon County Jail, but police in Mercer
County say they plan to bring him to Harrodsburg to answer charges as