400 gallons of fuel taken from farm

About 400 gallons of fuel were stolen from a farm southeast of Franklin.

Police were called to a farm off Greensburg Road at 8:40 a.m. Wednesday, where a resident reported someone had stolen unleaded fuel, according to the report from the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office.

The padlock to the barn also had been broken and a field computer and radio were stolen, the report said.

Deputies found fresh footprints, a cigarette butt and handprints and fingerprints that were collected as evidence, the report said.

The sheriff’s office is investigating.

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Annie Goeller is managing editor of the Daily Journal. She can be reached at agoeller@dailyjournal.net or 317-736-2718.