STEUBEN CO., Ind. (ADAMS) – The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office says a porch pirate has been arrested after detectives followed up on information received from tips.
They got the information following a theft from a residential porch that occurred on Jimmerson Lake Ln 101D in Steuben County’s rural Jamestown Township.
The incident had been reported on Monday and was captured on video by the homeowner’s surveillance camera. Images from that video footage were then shared online via social media.
The tip information combined with investigative efforts led to a suspect being identified as 18-year-old Cody Wayne Pike of Orland, IN. Following an interview with Pike, Sheriff’s detectives submitted the case to the Steuben Count Prosecutor’s Office to review for misdemeanor theft charges.