Within the last couple of months, homes, outbuilding and automobiles around the Hardy Lake area of Scott County, (northeast Scott County), have been getting burglarized. Within this time there have been seven burglaries/thefts alone. Within the last month there have been two major burglaries. One of the burglaries on Whitsitt Road had a Yanmar tractor, Craftsman lawn mower and an Encore “Zero Turn” lawn mower taken. Along with the tractor and mowers a power washer, garden tiller and numerous other hand tools were taken. Another recent burglary literally just around the corner from the Whitsitt Road address on Peacock Road had several guns, money and jewelry taken.
Investigators at the Indiana State Police Post at Sellersburg are seeking to talk to anyone who may have information on the burglaries or the stolen property. Anyone with information should contact the Indiana State Police Post at Sellersburg at 1-800-872-6743 or outside of Indiana at
812-246-5424. A complete list of the items taken from the burglaries mentioned is attached to this news release.
Items Taken In Burglaries in Scott County
These items were taken from residence on Whitsitt Road.
1. Yanmar tractor, 1510 D, three cycle, diesel, green and yellow.
2. Craftsman mower, 46” mowing deck, green.
3. Encore Prowler, zero turn mower, Model # 61 K 650 P, orange.
4. Coleman trailer, Packhorse II, wooden side rails.
- Items on the trailer that are missing. Corn knife, tree saw, rakes, two garden hoes, new yellow nylon rope, plastic ties, tree pruners, hand pruners, spade hatchet, wire, tarp turn buckles, hand trowel.
5. Honda tiller, Model # FG 100 A.
6. Power washer.
7. Tool Box - Items inside tool box included the following; Hammer, 15/16 socket and ratchet, 15/16 wrench, several different sizes of open face, crescent and allen wrenches, pliers, screw drivers, wire, wire cutters.
8. Trash Pump.
9. Wheel barrow.
10. Battery charger.
12. Fuel can, five gallon, yellow.
13. Fuel can, 5 gallon, blue.
14. Snow shovel, green handle.
15. Six new aluminum dome shaped lights.
16. Two sets of lawn mower blades, fit Encore mower.
17. Lawn tools, battery and electric cord, orange.
These items were taken from the residence on Peacock Road.
1. Remington, Model 1100, 20 gauge, wood stock.
2. Mossberg, Model 9200, 12 gauge, wood stock.
3. Ruger, Model 1022, .22 caliber, wood stock, Cemons scope.
4. Ruger, .45 caliber, pistol, stainless steel, with a black holster and second magazine.
5. Plastic zip lock bag containing approximately $300.00 in coins.
6. Silver dollar, (engraved on the coin “Amanda”).
8. Half karat diamond.
9. Numerous, necklaces, bracelets, ear rings and hair berets.
Kentuckiana Crime Stoppers is also offering up to a $1,000.00 reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for these crimes. You can contact Kentuckiana Crime Stoppers at 502-582-CLUE, (2583), collect calls are accepted by Kentuckiana Crime Stoppers. All callers can remain anonymous.