(MARTIN CO.) – On Tuesday, at approximately 12:58 p.m., the Indiana State Police received a report of a theft that had occurred in Jasper at the Home Depot store.
The suspects’ vehicle left the store with three male occupants traveling northbound on U.S. 231.
Martin County Sheriff Major Keith Keller observed the vehicle a short time later on U.S. 50 near Rama Dye Road in Martin County and stopped the vehicle.
ISP Trooper Ross Johnson and Deputy Jonathan Wells arrived to assist.
All three male occupants were detained and identified.
Trooper Johnson discovered that two generators stolen from the Jasper Home Depot were inside the vehicle. The generators were valued at nearly $1,200
Police arrested 50-year-old Ramone Stroud, of Louisville, 18-year-old Jordan D. Armstrong, and 37-year-old Howard S. Stiltz.
All three men are facing a felony charge of theft.
Stroud is also charged with operating a vehicle without ever receiving a driver’s license.
Armstrong is also facing a charge of possession of marijuana.
Trooper Johnson was assisted by the Martin County Sheriff’s Office, Loogootee Police Department and Martin County EMS.