The Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office has arrested two men for stealing scrap metal from two Vanderburgh County businesses. The arrest was made by motor patrol deputies following a traffic stop.
Shortly after midnight this morning, Deputy Nathan Baehl observed a pick-up truck turning onto St. Joseph Avenue from Industrial Park Drive. Deputy Baehl stopped the vehicle for exceeding the posted speed limit. He observed that the truck was loaded with what appeared to be scrap metal and knew the businesses located on Industrial Park Drive were closed at that hour. Deputies questioned the driver and the passenger and were able to obtain statements form both implicating themselves in stealing the scrap metal from two businesses.
Both the driver, Dylan Brendel and the passenger, Bo Bivens were arrested and charged with two counts of Class D Felony Theft. They were taken to the Vanderburgh County Confinement Center where they are being held without bond pending a court appearance today.