Technology helps police track stolen car


Police acting on a report of a stolen vehicle equipped with a tracking device traveling south on Interstate 65 from Edinburgh on Friday morning arrested two women,

The arrest of Katheryne C. Woolard, 26, of Anderson and Leanna L. Lane, 48, of Indianapolis, occurred after Master Trooper Tommy Walker saw the car exit I-65 at the 55-mile marker and go south on State Road 11, just north of Seymour.

With the assistance of two Bartholomew County Sheriff’s deputies, Walker was able to stop the white 2003 Toyota Solara and both women were arrested and taken to Jackson County Jail, the report stated.

Indiana State Police learned at about 9:09 a.m. Friday that the vehicle was being driven southbound on I-65. The car was reported as stolen to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department and its location was being tracked by use of GPS device, according to a State Police media report.

Woolard faces charges with possession of stolen property, a Level 6 felony, and driving while suspended-prior, a Class A misdemeanor. Further investigation determined Woolard is the subject of two Madison County warrants, one for parole violation and the other for failure to return to incarceration, the report stated.

Lane was charged with criminal trespassing, a Class A misdemeanor. Further investigation determined Lane is the subject of a Madison County warrant for fraud, a Level 6 Felony, the report stated.

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