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Saddle stolen from barn

On July 19, LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was contacted regarding a burglary that took place at a residence on SR 5 north of Shipshewana.

    According to the police report, Gene Newcomer went into his barn and discovered that a Bighorn 257 saddle had been taken from the tack room.

    The theft occurred sometime between July 6 and July 19, and Newcomer told officers it could have occurred during the week of the LaGrange County 4-H Fair.  

    This case is currently under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact Deputy Randy Mellinger at 463-7491 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-342-STOP.