Two arrested for burglaries

By Herald Staff

Two people were arrested Tuesday night on charges stemming from burglaries that happened in Dubois County.

Robert A. Knox, 27, of Orleans was charged with two counts of burglary with a deadly weapon, Level 2 felonies, and two counts of burglary of a dwelling, Level 4 felonies. Lili R. Robinette, 18, of Hardingsburg, Ill. was charged with residential entry, a Level 6 felony.

The Indiana State Police reported that Dubois County Sheriff’s office completed an investigation into two burglaries involving a deadly weapon on Dec. 4. No details about the burglaries were given in the report. As a result of the investigation, warrants were issued for Knox and Robinette by the Dubois County Prosecutors Office, police said.

State police began an investigation to locate the the two suspects on Monday, and it was determined both subjects were a high risk to public safety. The state police, United States Marshal Service, and Orleans Police were tasked with apprehending the individuals.

Knox was found hiding in an outbuilding in Orleans at 7:12 p.m. Tuesday and taken into custody without incident, state police reported. An Indiana State Police K-9 assisted in locating and apprehending Knox. Robinette surrendered about an hour later, police said.

Both were lodged in the Dubois County Security Center.

All suspects are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law, police said.




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