WARSAW — A Warsaw man was arrested after allegedly committing several local acts of theft and fraud.
Isaah Michael Hough, 18, 315 N. Columbia St., Warsaw, is being charged with theft, a level 6 felony; fraud, a level 6 felony; and two additional counts of theft, both class A misdemeanors.
On May 28, an officer with the Warsaw Police Department spoke with a male subject at Retired Tigers. The male advised a female tenant reported the theft of $15 from her walker.
According to the affidavit of probable cause, the female said on May 14, she left her walker containing $15 parked at the entrance of Retired Tigers. Upon returning, she discovered that the money had been stolen. The male reviewed surveillance video and observed a subject, later identified as Hough, steal money from the walker.
Also on May 28, the officer responded to a vehicle theft. A female at the scene said that sometime between May 27 and 28, her vehicle was stolen from her driveway. A mountain bike was parked in the driveway where the vehicle had been parked.
On May 28, another officer with the Warsaw Police Department spoke with a second male subject regarding a theft. The male said that sometime between May 27 and 28, a briefcase was taken from his vehicle. The briefcase contained several bank checks and a credit card from his church. The card had been used at Walmart in the amount of $14.82. Two more transactions were attempted at Freedom Express but were declined. However, a later transaction did occur at Freedom Express in the amount of $97.34.
On May 28, an officer spoke with a male subject regarding the vehicle theft. The male said he located his vehicle parked at a location. Officers recovered the vehicle and collected it for processing.
Officers also obtained surveillance video from Walmart and identified the subject using the church’s credit card as Hough. In the video, Hough arrived in the stolen vehicle.
Hough has a pending case of auto theft in Kosciusko County Superior Court 3. He also has a pending case of burglary in Noble County Circuit Court.
Hough was booked in the Kosciusko County Jail on May 29, with an $11,000 surety and cash bond.