Starke County Sheriff’s Department Investigating Theft from San Pierre Auto

The Starke County Sheriff’s Department is seeking information on a theft from the San Pierre Auto dealership.

On Tuesday, March 22nd, officers were called to San Pierre Auto in reference to a broken window in the building. The suspect or suspects broke out the front window of the building and it looked like they crawled through the window to enter the business. While inside, the suspect(s) went through the desk drawers and cabinets throughout the building. They took five vehicle titles from a desk drawer, key fobs for four vehicles from a cabinet, one new NAPA battery, a battery jump pack and one expired dealer plate from 2008. It also appeared the suspect(s) went into the garage and went through all the tools. A knife reportedly used to pry open a safe was taken into evidence by police.

On Wednesday, March 23rd, the owner of San Pierre Auto reported the theft of a Ford pickup truck. The Sheriff’s Department is asking that if anyone knows anything about this case to call the Department at (574) 772-3771 and leave an anonymous tip.