NEW HAVEN, Mo - Sheriff Gary Toelke released a statement late Wednesday morning regarding a burglary that had occurred last week in Whispering Lakes subdivision south of New Haven, Mo.
Toelke said that on November 18, Franklin County Deputies responded to the Community Center in Whispering Lakes subdivision outside of New Haven in reference to a burglary.
Caretakers of the building advised that tools and other items had been stolen from the building.
Caretakers reported that they had video of the subjects who entered the building. Images of the suspects were released on the Franklin County Sheriff Facebook site which resulted in several calls identifying the suspects.
On November 22nd, deputies were able to locate one of the subjects and the vehicle used in the theft at a residence in New Haven. He was taken in to custody. On November 23rd deputies received information that the two other subjects were currently at Walmart in the city of Washington. Deputies and Washington Police responded and took the two in to custody.
The subjects admitted to the thefts and advised they sold the items for scrap at a recycling shop in Union. They also attempted to sell some items on the Internet.
Three people have been arrested in connection with this case. Two of the subjects were a white male, age 28 from New Haven, a white female, age 17 from Washington.
Austin Clark, a white male, age 20 from Washington has been charged in the case with burglary and stealing and domestic assault and stealing charges related to other cases.