Morgan County Couple Arrested After Police Find Stolen Items

(MORGAN CO.) – Police recovered several stolen items they believe were stolen from multiple surrounding counties.

According to Morgan County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were contacted by authorities in Hendricks County about a stolen Kubota UTV that had been found in Morgan County.

The vehicle was located at a home in the 4000 block of State Road 142.

Police say their investigation led them to arrests 45-year-old Claudius Land. While speaking to Land at his home, officers found several other stolen items from Morgan, Hendricks. and Vigo counties, including power tools, air compressors, jewelry, lawnmowers, power washers and generators.

Land and his wife, 45-year-old Shirley Land, were arrested on preliminary charges of possession of stolen property and booked into the Morgan County Jail.

Deputies are reviewing recent theft and burglary reports. They’re asking anyone who may have had similar items stolen to contact Det. Josh Sparrow at 765-349-5059, extension 4023.