Knox City Police Department Investigates Theft of Steel from Railroad

The Knox City Police Department is investigating the theft of steel from the Norfolk and Southern Rail property on US 35 in Knox.

On Tuesday, February 15th, the police department received a complaint of individuals stealing metal from the property. Shortly after the call, a deputy from the Starke County Sheriff’s Department located the suspect vehicle southbound on US 35 and conducted a traffic stop. The stolen property was recovered in the suspect vehicle. Two North Judson men were arrested in the incident and taken to the Starke County Jail. They have preliminary charges of Theft and Trespass on Railroad Property.

The names of the men arrested were not released pending further investigation by the Knox City Police Department and the Norfolk and Southern Railroad Police Department.