Knox Man Arrested after Burglary Incident

Jacob Hanselman

A Knox man was arrested after a search warrant was conducted at his home Monday.

Officers from the Starke County Sheriff’s Department received a call Sunday about a burglary incident in the east 100 block of 400 South. The victim told police that a gun, a television and prescription medication were stolen.

After an investigation, detectives from the Sheriff’s Department applied for a search warrant for Jacob Hanselman’s residence at 309 Ruthie Dr. Apt. A-1 in Knox. Starke Circuit Court Judge Kim Hall approved the search warrant. On Monday, officers from the Starke County Sheriff’s Department and Knox City Police Department executed the search warrant where they reportedly found items that had been reported stolen.

Jacob Hanselman, 29, was arrested on two counts of Burglary, two counts of Theft, two counts of Receiving Stolen Property and Possession of Marijuana.  He is in the Starke County Jail with a $50,000 bond.