On Tuesday, August 4th detectives located the stolen property at a residence in the 300 block of 500 E in Knox. During the incident suspects David Spohn (30) of Knox and Stephen Danti (35) of Grovertown were arrested.
A third suspect named Michael Byer (27) of Grovertown resisted arrest and led several Police agencies on a hour chase through the woods by the Yellow River in Knox.
Detectives received and executed a search warrant for the residence, garage, and van recovering hundreds of stolen items and evidence relating to the crimes.
More charges are pending at this time for burglaries and thefts on the suspects.
Majority of the items have been returned to their owners but there still is some items that haven’t been claimed.
If someone has had a burglary or theft in Starke County please contact Chief Detective Rob Olejniczak at 574-772-3771 ext 6.
Starke County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by Knox Police, DNR, and Hamlet Police.