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Suspect in numerous burglaries in Van Wert, Allen counties arrested in Delphos PDF Print
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 12:00 AM

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DELPHOS — Van Wert County Sheriff Thomas M. Riggenbach has announced deputies, with assistance from the Delphos Police Department and Allen County Sheriff’s Office, executed a search warrant on Tuesday at 835 W. Skinner St., Lot 52, in Delphos.

The search warrant was in connection with the recent residential burglaries in Washington and Jennings townships and Allen County.

During the course of the investigation, deputies developed information that led to them obtaining a search warrant for the above residence. Also, as part of the investigation, a suspect in the burglaries was identified.

During the search of the above residence, the suspect, Kenneth W. Wright, 25, of Delphos was taken into custody. Also, as a result of the search warrant, a number of items stolen in the residential burglaries were recovered. Other items stolen in the burglaries were recovered at different locations. A small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia was also recovered at the residence.

Wright is currently incarcerated at the Van Wert County Correctional Facility. He is charged with one count of burglary, a felony of the second degree, and is scheduled for arraignment in Van Wert Municipal Court on Thursday.

The investigation is continuing and additional charges may be filed.


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