Kokomo police arrest burglary suspect, thank public


Kevin J. Taylor (photo provided by Kokomo Police Department)

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UPDATE (May 26, 2020): The Kokomo Police Department thanked the public Tuesday for its assistance with identifying the suspect from the surveillance video. Kevin J. Taylor, 36, of Kokomo was arrested on May 22 on charges unrelated to this case. Police said they anticipate charges forthcoming from this investigation.

Surveillance photos of Kokomo burglary suspect (Images provided by Kokomo Police Department)

Original Story:

KOKOMO, Ind. — The Kokomo Police Department (KPD) is asking the public to help identify a man suspected of burglarizing a business Wednesday.

According to KPD, officers responded to the 800 block of E. Vaile Ave. on May 21, around 12:33 p.m. for a reported burglary to a business.

Police said the burglary happened on Wednesday, May 20 around 5:15 p.m., and the suspect took an undisclosed amount of cash from the business.

KPD obtained surveillance video showing the suspect who is described thin, with short brown hair, wearing a hooded sweatshirt and shorts.

Police said the case is currently under investigation, and anyone with additional information is asked to contact Dthe Kokomo Police Department Hotline at (765) 456-7017.

Anonymous tips may qualify for a cash reward by calling Central Indiana Crime Stoppers at 1-800-262-TIPS (8477).

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