ROSEDALE, Ind. (WTHI) - An Indiana State Police initiative aimed to keep schools safer and to have a better community involvement led to the recovery of a stolen vehicle.
On Friday around 11: 30 a.m. Indiana State Trooper Michael Organ did a walk-through of Rosedale Elementary School as part of the Indiana State Police School Walk-Through Initiative.
This initiative is to prevent crime and to ensure the safety of schools.
While at the elementary, Organ received a tip of a suspicious vehicle on the property. The vehicle was a tan 2000 Ford truck.
Officials report that the driver of the truck, later identified as Jonathon Carnes, 19, had also been denied access to the school earlier that morning.
Trooper Organ located the truck and Carnes in Rosedale, Ind.. Officials report the truck had been stolen from a business in Lyford, Ind.
Carnes faces possible charges of Burglary, Theft of Vehicle, Theft and Leaving the Scene of a Property Damage Crash.
He is being held at the Parke County jail with a $10,000 bond.
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