Caught on camera: Thieves steal kayaks from Connersville backyard


Connersville police say the two people responsible for recently stealing kayaks from a backyard turned themselves in and have been charged. Officers say they won’t be releasing any additional information regarding the case, including names or booking photos. The kayaks have been returned.


CONNERSVILLE, Ind. – Connersville police are trying to track down two men caught on camera stealing kayaks from a backyard.

According to the Connersville Police Department, the theft happened in the early morning hours on May 27. Surveillance footage showed two men walking into the backyard and then walking off with the kayaks.

They stole three of them; one is blue, one is lime or bright green and the third is seafoam green. All three are Pelican brand.

“Let's make these two gentlemen famous!” Connersville police wrote in a Facebook post. “They took three kayaks from the backyard of a residence on the west side of town. These kayaks belong to some children that worked hard to earn them.”

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