Police arrest suspect in vehicle theft

La Grange County deputies arrested a man they say stole a Jeep out of a parking lot in Wolcottville.

Deputies were called to the Lassus Handy Dandy at 400 N. Main around 2 a.m. Monday.

The victim reported the theft of a 2004 Jeep Wrangler from the parking lot.

Deputies said they developed a person of interest and during the afternoon hours, had a brief encounter with the stolen vehicle and witnessed it being driven by the person of interest.

A short time later, the vehicle was located in Sturgis.

Mitchell L. Troyer, 26, was arrested by Sturgis Police.

Charges in La Grange County are pending.

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