Osgood teens arrested for burglary

anda English Burnett

Two Osgood teens have been arrested in connection with a home burglary on Delaware Road.

According to information from Sheriff Tom Grills, the incident occurred on June 21 about 8:19 in the evening, when officers responded to a report of a burglary in progress near Delaware.

The homeowner said he had seen two white men operating a smaller pickup truck at his residence. He reported they went into his garage and took some items.

The caller was able to give dispatchers a description of the men as well as the vehicle they were driving. Sheriff’s deputies saw the suspected vehicle traveling south on County Road 300 East, just a few miles from the residence that had previously been burglarized.

As a result of an investigation by the sheriff’s office and Ripley County Sheriff’s Detective Abraham Hildebrand, both suspects were take into custody quickly.

Andrew E. Hill, 18 and Michael A. Adams, also 18 were arrested and taken to the Ripley County Jail where they were incarcerated on charges of Burglary of a Structure, Class C Felony, Theft, Class D Felony, and Possession of Marijuana, Class A Misdemeanor.

Formal charges have been filed by Ripley County Prosecutor Ric Hertel.

The incident is still under investigation by the Ripley County Sheriff’s Office, who was assisted by both the Holton and Milan police departments.

Sheriff Grills reminds citizens to be vigilant, watch out for themselves and their neighbors. Report any suspicious behavior to police immediately.