A Louisville man was arrested Sunday night by Radcliff police after he was apprehended by a resident trying to break into vehicles and apartments on Woodcreek Drive.

According to an arrest citation, when police arrived Steven Jenkins, 33, was being held in a choke hold by an occupant of one of the apartments. When he was let go, he resisted an officer placing him in handcuffs and the two men fell to the ground.

The officer said he felt Jenkins grabbing onto his legs and the side of his body in an attempt, according to the citation, to get his duty weapon or other police equipment.

When another officer arrived, Jenkins was placed in handcuffs.

According to the arrest report, Jenkins illegally entered two apartments and attempted to enter at least two others. He also reportedly tried to break into at least two vehicles.

As Jenkins attempted to break into one vehicle, he was confronted by a man and ran into an apartment. A male apartment resident then fought with him to get him out of the home.

Police also that Jenkins was carrying an identity card and debit card belonging to someone else, the citation said.

Jenkins is charged with two counts of second-degree burglary; third-degree assault of police/probation officer; theft of identity without consent; resisting arrest; attempted theft by unlawful taking of contents from a vehicle; first-degree disorderly conduct; public intoxication from a controlled substance, excludes alcohol; theft-receipt of stolen credit/debit card.

He is being held in the Hardin County Detention Center.

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