Police track down burglary suspect

A 26-year-old Seymour man suspected of taking $162.56 from a cash register during the burglary of a business in July 2018 was arrested Wednesday, police report.

Preston Devon Marshawn Redmond faces a Level 5 felony charge of burglary and Class A misdemeanor charges of theft and criminal mischief in connection with a burglary reported at 7:08 a.m. July 28, 2018, at Darlage Custom Meats, 5974 Schleter Road.

According to a news release from Detective Sgt. C.J. Foster, he and Officer Brian Proffet initially investigated the incident and were able to determine someone had pried open a cash register and taken the money. Evidence collected at the scene was examined further, and police obtained cellphone records.

The investigation led police to Redmond, who was taken into custody Wednesday by Detective Adam Surface and arrested after being interviewed, Foster said. Redmond was booked into the Jackson County Jail in Brownstown at 3:05 p.m. Wednesday and being held without bond, pending his initial hearing.

The investigation is ongoing, he said.