Thompsonville Man Arrested for Stealing Horse

Thompsonville Man Arrested for Stealing Horse

FRANKLIN COUNTY – A Thompsonville man has been arrested for stealing a horse.

According to Franklin County Chief Deputy Kyle Bacon, on March 9 deputies responded to rural west Frankfort for a report of a stolen horse.

An investiagtion began and a suspect was developed – 25-year-old Dakota H. Horton. Bacon said through tips received on social media posts, it was learned that Horton had taken the horse into the northeastern part of Williamson County. A warrant was issued and Horton was located in Washington, Ind.

With assistance from the Washington, Indiana Police Department, Horton was taken into custody and then extradited back to Franklin County.

Horton remains in the Franklin County Jail on $40,000 bond for Theft over $10,000 but not more than $100,000 and two counts of Violation of Order of Protection.

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