Kokomo PD: 4 looted storm-damaged store

$100 worth of alcohol recovered

KOKOMO, Ind. - Four people are accused of looting a storm-damaged liquor store in Kokomo a day after tornadoes ravaged the city, police said.

Kokomo Police arrested Steven V. "Vince" Grace, 22; Jeremy D. Beard, 26; Courtney N. Wilson, 32; and David Wilson Jr., 42, on felony charges. 

Beard, Grace and David Wilson are all charged with felony burglary and theft.

David Wilson faces an additional misdemeanor marijuana charge.

Courtney Wilson is charged with aiding burglary and theft.

Witnesses told police they saw four people with backpacks leaving the liquor store -- Soupley's at Lincoln Road and Lafountain Street -- Monday afternoon.

Police stopped a vehicle that matched witnesses' descriptions, and they recovered about $100 worth of alcohol that had been taken from the store.

Kokomo has imposed a daily curfew for the areas affected by the tornado from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. through Friday night.

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