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UPDATE: Burglary Case Tracks Stolen Semi to LaGrange County

LAGRANGE COUNTY, Ind. (WOWO): A stolen semi-truck was found at a Vanburen Township home on Friday, March 13th. Police now have information on where that semi came from, and if the case may be connected to an earlier robbery at the same location.

<p>Police were called to a home that had been burglarized on County Road 800 in Vanburen Township, located near the Indiana Toll Road and Michigan state-line. 

The suspect or suspects took televisions, guns, a crossbow and an air compressor from the home. They also took cases of soft drinks, milk, clothing, even bed sheets. 

Later on Friday, deputies found a stolen 1994 Peterbilt semi tractor at the same home in Vanburen Township.

According to our Partners in News at 21Alive, the semi was stolen out of White Pigeon from TMX Industries LLC in Michigan earlier that morning.

Authorities believe the cases are connected and are ask the public for help. The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department can be contacted at at 260-436-7491 or the St. Joseph Sheriff’s Department in Michigan can be reached at 269-463-7491.

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