Theft at Hardy Lake State Reservoir leads to arrest PDF Print E-mail


Late yesterday evening, troopers from the Indiana State Police Post at Sellersburg were sent to Hardy Lake State Reservoir at the Beach area for a theft. When troopers arrived the victims told troopers someone had entered their unlocked car and stole a wallet and numerous other personal items. Witnesses in the area of the theft were able to describe an automobile and two alleged thieves.

Troopers were able to match the description of the alleged thieves to James Stephan Tharp, 22, from Crothersville, IN and Eric L. Couch, 23, from York Road in Austin, IN. Troopers located James Tharp and Eric Couch at Eric Couch’s residence on York Road in Austin around 10:00 PM. After speaking with both of them troopers placed them both under arrest for Theft, D Felony. Troopers were able to recover most of the stolen property.

Both of the arrested were incarcerated at the Scott County Jail.


Last Updated on Thursday, 12 July 2012 07:12