KCSD Press Release- Kosciusko County Deputies have arrested a South Bend man involved with yesterday’s early morning burglary of the Tippecanoe Valley Middle School.
Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Deputies, along with the assistance of the Kosciusko County D.T.F. and South Bend Metro Special Operations Section, arrested Joseph Luis Stoll II, 30, South Bend, shortly before noon today. Stoll has preliminarily been charged with felony theft, along with felony burglary with intent, after allegedly breaking and entering into the Tippecanoe Valley Middle School yesterday. Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department Deputies Chris Anderson and Cpl. Brandon Hepler were able to locate several items associated with the burglary incident inside Stoll’s vehicle, which was located in the parking lot of the Motel 6 along U.S 933 in the city of South Bend.
Numerous tips had been provided to the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department within the last 24 hours that assisted deputies in the subsequent arrest. Stoll is currently being held on a $10,000 bond in the Kosciusko County Jail. The Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department was also assisted by the Kosciusko County Prosecutor’s Office during the investigation.
The Kosciusko County Prosecutor’s Office advises that the defendant’s charge is merely an accusation and that the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.