Arrest made in Battle Creek Road theft

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Officials with the Marion County Sheriff’s Department say a suspect has been identified and a crime solved related to a recent theft in Marion County.

According to the department, the arrest stems from advice and tips provided to their investigators that assisted in identifying the person wanted in connection with a recent theft that happened at a house construction site in the 2900 block of Battle Creek Road on Wednesday, July 5th, 2023.

The person of interest reportedly stole mostly lumber items valued at over $1,000.

Security camera footage was able to capture a white full-size early-to-mid-2000s model Ford truck with out of state tags.


(Photos courtesy MCSD Facebook page)

The driver was a white male who appeared to have a beard and several tattoos on his arms. He was wearing what appeared to be a black ball cap and cut-off t-shirt in the surveillance footage.

The suspect was identified and Sheriff’s officials say this case has been “solved,” according to a post by the department on Facebook on Friday.

No names were released at the time of this writing.

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