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Police continued to investigate and were able to identify a possible suspect later on Friday. Valparaiso Detectives assisted by Porter County Sheriff's Officers served a search warrant on a residence at 214 S. State Road 2. The renter of this property was identified as Scott Millender 26 yrs old. Millender was identified as one of the subjects that had fled from police earlier in the morning. Millender was not home at the time of the search warrant.
Police searched the property and located numerous items of stolen property. Stolen property recovered included; two wave runners, and two trailers. Included in the property recovered was a trailer stolen earlier in the morning from the storage site at 358 West St.
Police have arrested Nicolas Sorba, 26 yrs old from Hobart on Aiding in a Burglary (Class C-Felony) and an arrest warrant for Burglary has been issued for Scott Millender 26 yrs old. Sorba admitted after an interview with Detective Brian Thurman, that he was involved in the theft. A third subject identified as David Sharp 32 yrs old is a person of interest for police. Anybody with information regarding the location of Millender or Sharp are asked to call Valparaiso Police at 462-2135.
(photos provided by VPD)
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