Bradenton apartment complex AC thefts result in arrest

acastillo@bradenton.comJuly 15, 2014 

BRADENTON — An investigation revealed the theft of more than 250 AC handlers and used condensers valued at $3,500 from an apartment complex at 6601 66th St. W., Bradenton, according to the Bradenton Police Department.

Apartment management reportedly have been installing new AC units throughout the apartment complex over the past seven months. The old units were reportedly placed in a storage unit.

An investigation revealed 129 used AC handlers and 143 used condensers were taken.

Apartment management confronted an employee, who reportedly admitted he was involved in the theft.

The investigation is ongoing.

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