|Motorcycle theft thwarted|
|Written by George Browning|
|Tuesday, 26 January 2010 00:00|
A plot to steal and sale a Harley Davidson V-Rod motorcycle in Washington County was thwarted Monday by local law enforcement officers.
According to a press release from the Indiana State Police, information was received from a confidential informant on Monday that James Maudlin, along with other unknown suspects were allegedly going to steal a Harley Davidson V-Rod Motorcycle.
After allegedly stealing the motorcycle, the suspects wanted $7500 for it and were looking for a buyer.
The police report lists the dollar value of the crime at $16,000.
A state trooper acting undercover posed as the buyer for the motorcycle.
DES Detectives, District number 45 Troopers and the Washington County Drug Task Force members set up surveillance on the suspects.
At approximately 4:45 p.m. Monday four suspects were arrested in Clark County for the burglary and theft of the motorcycle.
The motorcycle was recovered and returned to the owner.
Also arrested were Lisa Maudlin and Jeremy Maudlin both of Salem.
Additional information will be added to this story as it is made available.
|Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 January 2010 13:45|