(Batesville, Ind.) – Batesville Police have arrested a Cincinnati man in connection with a residential burglary that occurred Monday.
On November 19 at around 5:00 p.m., Batesville officers responded to a residence on White Oak Court in reference to a home that had been burglarized. The homeowner reported several items stolen, including jewelry and coins.
The victim’s neighbor told investigators she observed a male subject entering the residence and provided them with information that eventually led to an arrest.
On Tuesday morning, Franklin County Chief Deputy Doug Baker and Batesville Police Detective Sergeant Mike Benjamin stopped a vehicle on Interstate 74 that was suspected of being used in the burglary.
The passenger of the vehicle, Aaron Gorth, 26, of Cincinnati, was arrested for Residential Burglary (Class B felony) and Theft (Class D felony). Officers located items in the vehicle that were stolen during the burglary.
Investigators are forwarding their investigation to Ripley County Prosecutor Ric Hertel to review for formal charges. Gorth remains held in the Ripley County Jail awaiting a bond hearing.