According to the Indiana State Police, sometime before the Labor Day Holiday, someone broke into two separate barns, one in Harrison County and one in Washington County and stole a total of four all terrain style vehicles worth approximately $30,000.00.
The first burglary was located on a farm near 11983 Shepherd Road in Harrison County. In that burglary, some person or persons broke into a locked and secured barn on the property and stole a six passenger gray colored Polaris Ranger, a maroon colored Kawasaki Prairie 360cc four wheeler and a black colored Kawasaki Prairie 650cc four wheeler.
On September 6th, it was discovered that at 8860 Kight Road near Hardinsburg in Washington County someone had broke into a locked and secured barn and stole a Kawasaki Brute Force 650cc all terrain vehicle.
Trooper Nathan Teusch from the Indiana State Police Post at Sellersburg is working these cases and believes the cases are related.
Kentuckiana Crime Stoppers has adopted these cases for up to a $1,000.00 reward. An additional reward of $2,500.00 is also being offered. This total of $3,500.00 is being offered for information leading to the arrest of those responsible for the thefts and the return of the four wheelers.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Kentuckiana Crime Stoppers at 1-502-582-CLUE, (2583), (collect calls also accepted), or the Indiana State Police Post at Sellersburg at 812-246-5424 or 1-800-872-6743. All callers can remain anonymous.