Knox Man Arrested For Theft of Lawn Tractor

A Knox man was arrested after he allegedly broke into a home in Knox on Saturday.

A resident living in the 1800 block of County Road 300 East in Knox called the Starke County Sheriff’s Department to report that an unknown person broke into her home and stole several items. The shed on the property had also been broken into and a lawn tractor was stolen. The lawn tractor was later found in a shed at a residence near the crime scene.

Officers obtained a search warrant for that residence and on Monday, the items that were reported stolen were recovered. Patrick Sullivan, 36, was at the home at the time the search warrant was conducted and was taken into custody. Sullivan has preliminary charges of Theft and Receiving Stolen Property.