TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - A cell phone left at a burglary scene helped police catch the suspect.
The investigation started back in July after a break-in at a home at 6727 North Clinton Street in Vigo County
According to police, 52-year-old Lorna Lee Cottom broke into the home stealing crystal figurines, tools, cameras, and other items, totaling about $1,571.
Police say a stamp collection worth about $8,760 was also stolen.
On the scene, investigators say they found a lost cell phone belonging to Cottom.
She was arrested on Tuesday and charged one count of burglary and one count of theft.