Detectives seek theft information

The Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect who stole an undisclosed amount of cash from an Edinburgh hotel.

Sheriff’s deputies said the individual took the cash from the front register at the Best Western Horizon Inn in Edinburgh on May 3.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Capt. Chris Roberts, detective bureau, at 812-565-5924 or email

Tips also may be left anonymously at the sheriff’s tip line at 812-379-1712.

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Julie McClure is assistant managing editor of The Republic. She can be reached at or (812) 379-5631.