Police arrest 1 for vehicle theft in Bartholomew County

Brian K. George (Provided Photo/Bartholomew County Sheriff's Department)

BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) – Police in Bartholomew County arrested a suspect after an officer spotted a stolen car on Monday.

Police say they saw the stolen car around 1 p.m. near 450 N. and Talley Road.

The driver was identified as Brian K. George. Deputies say they found a bag containing a clear, crystal substance. They believe the substance was methamphetamine.

Police also found several pieces of identification and bank cards that did not belong to him.

George told officers that he did steal the vehicle. Police say he is also a suspect in several other vehicle thefts.

George was preliminarily charged with auto theft, possession of methamphetamine and driving while suspended-prior.

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