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Bartholomew Co. Sheriff Calls For Mischief To Stop Following Recent Theft

Bartholomew County Sheriff Matthew Myers said, “stealing someone’s property is deliberate disregard of other’s property rights.."

(Columbus, Ind.) -On Tuesday, November 11, Bartholomew County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a reported overnight theft.

Once on scene, the deputies spoke with the owner of the vehicle who told deputies that he left his vehicle east of the intersection of East Base Road and North 525 East after being involved in a property damage accident.

The owner stated that when he returned to get his vehicle, the battery, spare tire, catalytic converter, and two Columbus North High School Cross Country championship trophies were missing.

Bartholomew County Sheriff Matthew Myers said, “stealing someone’s property is deliberate disregard of other’s property rights, this isn’t something that was committed accidentally, and the meanness needs to stop.”

The investigation into this incident is ongoing.

If you have any information, no matter how seemingly insignificant, the Sheriff is asking you to call home directly at 812-379-1650 or email sheriff@bartholomew.in.gov.

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