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October 26, 2013

3 arrested for alleged Brazil burglary

BRAZIL — Three Wabash Valley men were arrested on burglary charges Wednesday, in a joint investigation by Indiana State Police and the Clay County Sheriff’s Office, authorities said.

According to the Indiana State Police, Mark Shaffer, 23, of Terre Haute, James Howard, 22, Terre Haute and Joshua Johnson, 25, of Brazil were arrested at their homes without incident  and were charged with one count of burglary and trespassing, a misdemeanor.

On Oct. 19, Indiana State Police and Clay County Sheriff’s detectives received a tip about the three individuals allegedly possessing stolen property, according to an Indiana State Police news release. Officers later determined the three men were alleged to have burglarized a residence and barn on West County Road 1200 North in Brazil where guns, and lawn/ power tools were taken, police said.

Police later recovered some of the items while serving a search warrant at the Johnson residence at 601 West Central Ave. in Brazil, authorities said. Other items that police believed came from a previous burglary on State Road 340 West of Brazil were also recovered, police said.

Investigators also received consent to search two eastern Vigo County residences and recovered burglary items believed to be connected to both burglaries, Indiana State Police said. No additional suspects are being sought, authorities said.

Shaffer, Howard and Johnson are incarcerated in the Clay County Jail with bond.

Anyone with information about these or any other burglaries possibly related to these individuals is urged to contact Detective Stearley at 765-653-4114 or Detective Siddons at 812-448-9048.

 Indiana Conservation Officers and the Brazil Police Department also assisted with the investigation.

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