Lafayette man charged for stealing AC units

Anthony Volpi (Photo Provided/Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office)
Anthony Volpi (Photo Provided/Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office)

TIPPECANOE CO., Ind. (WLFI) – A Lafayette man faces charges after prosecutors said he stole air conditioning units from several Lafayette homes last fall.

Anthony Volpi, 44, faces burglary, theft and corrupt business influence charges. According to police, the string of thefts last year started in September and continued into December.

During the investigation, prosecutors said another man told police he and Volpi broke into vacant homes. They said Volpi later admitted stealing at least 15 AC units and scrapping them for money. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, off topic, or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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