Two suspects were arrested on Wednesday in Huntingburg after warrants were issued for their arrest for a recent burglary in Jasper.
Warrants for the arrest of 20-year-old Jason C. Walters of Jasper and 18-year-old Trisha R. Kendall of Huntingburg were issued on Tuesday for the June 2 burglary that occurred on the 1700 block of West Fifth St in Jasper. The suspects had taken a blue 2000 Jeep Cherokee Laredo, a 42″ TV, Xbox and various other items in that burglary.
Walters had been arrested on Monday, June 11 for theft and criminal mischief for breaking into vehicles at Ruxer Field (that report here). He appeared in court and was released to the Dubois County Work Release Program that same day, however, on Tuesday he left for work release and did not return to the security center. The warrant for his and Kendall’s arrest was issued after Walters did not return.
On Wednesday the police learned Walters and Kendall may be hiding at a residence in Huntingburg. Jasper police officers, sheriff’s deputies and Huntingburg police officers went to 313 Van Buren Street and located the two suspects. The two were taken into custody without incident, but during the arrest a small amount of marijuana and paraphernalia was located.
Police arrested Roberto C. Flores, was arrested on a separate warrant for failure to appear in the Dubois County Superior Court.
All three were transported to the Dubois County Security Center. Walters and Flores were ordered held without bond, while Kendall was held with a $1400 cash-only bond.
Walters was charged with Burglary (B Felony), Theft (D Felony) and Auto Theft (D Felony).
Kendall was charged with Aiding Receiving Stolen Property (D Felony), Aiding Receiving Stolen Auto Parts (D Felony) and Unauthorized Entry of a Motor Vehicle (B Misdemeanor).
Walters and Kendall were charged with the new drug violations by the Dubois County Sheriff’s Department.