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.

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