Tuesday, 16 October 2018 17:37

Deputies Investigating Burglary, Auto Theft From IN Body Shop

Written by Melissa Hudson, ABC 57

The owner of a body shop contacted the Elkhart County, IN, Sheriff's Department on Oct. 8 after discovering someone broke into the business and stole thousands of dollars in tools along with two motorcycles and a vehicle.


The victim contacted deputies the morning of Oct. 8 when she discovered the burglary to Cobija's Body Shop in the 27000 block of CR 10.


She told police that between 8:30 p.m. Sunday and 8:20 a.m. Monday, someone broke a window and stole the following items:


• $480 worth of Dewalt hand power tools
• 36 sets of vehicle keys
• 10 vehicle titles
• A $2,000 Miller welder
• A $1,000 SATA paint sprayer
• Two bags of hand tools valued at $2,000
• A motorcycle
• White 2013 Nissan Sentra
• Black 2005 Suzuki GSXR 600 motorcycle


If you have any information on this case, please contact the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department or Crime Stoppers at 574-288-STOP.


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