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St. Joseph County Police bust theft ring

Danny (left) and Jeremy (right) Whitaker (Courtesy St. Joseph Couty Police) Danny (left) and Jeremy (right) Whitaker (Courtesy St. Joseph Couty Police)
St. Joseph County Police have busted a theft ring and recovered stolen property.  The property which was stolen from construction sites and other locations is valued at close to $70,000.  Chainsaws, weed whackers and a few electronics are just some of thee items recovered. 

Police have arrested two men
for burglary.  Police have identified the suspects as Danny and Jeremy Whitaker. 

One of the organizations's that was burglarized is the Elkhart Conservation Club. 

"That's the first break-in we've had in the club since 1929 so were we upset, we were surprised and we just couldn't believe that how they got in and how they broke things up when they got in, yea we were upset," says Dave Douglas, President of the club.

The property was believed to bee stolen over a one month period of time.

FOX28's Amir Abbas will have more on this developing story later today.
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