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Porter County Sheriffs Department Flex Team Recovers Stolen Property and Leads to Arrest


Porter County Sheriff Police arrest Valparaiso man for Felony Theft

On September 8th 2010 officers responded to 211 E Morthland DR, Rainsoft Business, for a report of stolen property.

 Initial investigation found that between September 7th and September 8th the following property was stolen, a 2002 Chevy pick up, 2007 Interstate trailer and a Gehl Skidster ( BOBCAT TYPE MACHINE ). The total estimated value of the articles is $ 50.000.00.

Officers of the Porter County Sheriffs Department Flex Team developed information of a possible suspect, officers were directed to a property in the 1200 South area of rural Porter County. Officers located and recovered the reported stolen property.

The Flex Team continued to investigate the case and developed Probable cause to obtain an arrest warrant for the suspect, identified as Jason R Craig, 33 years old of Nickel Plate AVE, Valparaiso.

On September 9th, Craig was located by the Flex Team at 305 Union ST in Valparaiso. Craig was arrested and charged with Theft D-Felony, Craig is also being held on a Hold for Indiana State Parole.


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