Suspect arrested in string of Shelbyville burglaries

SHELBYVILLE, Ind. - The Shelbyville Police Department arrested a suspect Friday in connection with a string of recent burglaries.

Travis Kent was charged with 16 counts of burglary, 17 counts of theft and 1 count of possession of methamphetamine dating from a search warrant Shelby Co. authorities executed on his residence Dec. 18, 2013, police said.

A laptop was recovered in that search that had been stolen in a previous burglary, according to police.

Officers were able to recover some stolen items, and were hoping to recover more.

Anyone with information about the burglaries is encouraged to contact the Shelbyville Police Department.

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