Man arrested for trashing Midtown business

Man arrested for trashing Midtown business

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - The man who confessed to WMC Action News 5 about trashing a Memphis business and causing more than $20,000 in damage is now behind bars.

John Utley says he tried to make amends with the owner of Big League movers after he was caught on camera leaving the office at Minglewood Plaza with a large TV. Laptops, tablets, and artwork were also missing.

Despite his apology, the owner decided to get police involved.

Utley said he realized what he had done the next day and eventually contacted the owner to return what he took.

He was arrested at his home Wednesday afternoon.

Utley is due in court Thursday morning on theft and vandalism charges.

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