MOBILE, Ala. -- On Thursday, September 24, 2020 at approximately 5:47 p.m., Mobile police responded to the 500 block of May Street in reference to a report of someone stealing power.

According to MPD, the victim stated that the neighbor entered her home through a window and plugged his power cord into her power outlet.

Officers followed the cord to the neighbor’s house and detained him.

MPD states the subject was interviewed and confessed to entering the residence and plugging in his extension cord to use her power.

Darrel Sampson, 64, was arrested.

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.