Police said a man tricked the elderly woman into giving him $2,000 dollars last week.
He was reunited with his van after a woman who saw the story on TV called police.
The confirmation Friday comes as the department investigates reports of diarrheal illness in three northern Indiana counties.
A dozen roads will be re-sized from 12 feet wide down to 10 feet.
Several vehicles were submerged or partially submerged in the water-filled sinkhole.
Only one of 19 regions in the state has adequate staffing, according to state guidelines.
The health commissioner has previously declared public health emergencies in Madison County and Scott County.
The Pence Administration has been instructed to supply lawmakers with more details about the motivation for new security measures.