Plymouth Police chase down suspected burglar

PLYMOUTH - Plymouth Police made an arrest in a burglary on Friday morning in Plymouth.

A resident on Baker Street in Plymouth contacted 9-1-1 to tell police that he had surprised a man that had allegedly broken into his home and that the suspect was running north towards Centennial Park and that he the caller was chasing him.

Plymouth Police Cpl. Ray West located the suspect in Centennial Park who was identified as Jeffrey B. Lusch, 57, of Waterloo, Ind.

According to information provided by the Plymouth Police Department, during the investigation it was determined that a crowbar had been used to force a back door open on the Baker Street residence and the suspect had removed cash before running from the scene.

The cash was found on Lusch. A crowbar was also located inside the victim’s residence.

During questioning Lusch admitted that he had entered the residence and taken cash from the residence. He also stated that he is on probation for burglary in Dekalb County, Ind.

Lusch was charged with Burglary as a Class B Felony and Theft as a Class D Felony. His bond has been set at $50,000.00 cash.