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Flat Rock woman arrested at burglary in progress

Bartholomew County deputies broke up a burglary in progress Friday morning and arrested a Flat Rock woman.


About 12:45 Friday morning, Bartholomew County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the 5100 N. block 200 West in reference to a burglary in progress.


The victim reported to dispatch that a female subject approached her residence and removed her Ring doorbell.  The suspect, identified as Crystal Shaw, 39, of  Flat Rock, then went to the rear of the home, parked her Ford F150 and proceeded to cut the wire of another Ring camera. 



On arrival, deputies located Shaw in the truck leaving the residence.  She was taken into custody without incident.  Shaw had removed several items from the property and had caused damage to the rear door. 


Shaw was transported to the Bartholomew County Jail on preliminary charges of burglary, criminal mischief, possession of drug-related paraphernalia and an outstanding warrant.


Shaw remains in the Bartholomew County Jail without bond.


All persons are considered innocent unless/until proven guilty in a court of law.