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One Arrested in Whiteland Thefts

Authorities in Johnson County arrested one suspect in the recent spate of thefts in and around Whiteland.

Deputies arrested 27-year-old Christopher Mars on Tuesday on a warrant for probation revocation. During his arrest, Mars was allegedly in possession of a controlled substance. Deputies also found items belonging to two theft victims in Mars' vehicle.

Investigators suspected Mars in the thefts, even before the arrest. While searching his home, police found property belonging to yet another victim.

Johnson County Sheriff Doug Cox says Mars is denying involvement in any thefts and is not cooperating with investigators. Investigators are asking that anyone with knowledge of Mars' whereabouts on Sunday and Monday to call the Johnson County Sheriff's Department at 317-346-4604.

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013 4:24:23 PM

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