cargo theft http://wfpl.org en Bill Addressing Cargo Theft Dies in Kentucky Senate Committee http://wfpl.org/post/bill-addressing-cargo-theft-dies-kentucky-senate-committee <p></p><p>Legislation intended to crack down on cargo theft in Kentucky has died in the state Senate Judiciary Committee.</p><p>The measure did not receive a second when a vote was called today (Tues)</p><p>Sponsored by state representative Denver Butler of Louisville, the bill would have increased penalties for thefts of property worth more than 500-dollars.</p><p>The director of security at UPS in Louisville testified for the bill.</p><p>Steve Hamm says organized crime is targeting truckloads of valuable pharmaceuticals as they move across the country.</p> Tue, 05 Mar 2013 20:40:45 +0000 Kentucky Public Radio's Dan Conti 4340 at http://wfpl.org Bill Addressing Cargo Theft Dies in Kentucky Senate Committee