Police nab suspected burglar near Geist

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A string of thefts may be solved after a Friday morning traffic stop near 86th and Carroll Road.

Lawrence Police stopped the car with Hancock County plates under suspicion that it was involved in a burglary on 96th Street Thursday night.

A man and woman in the car were questioned after officers noticed what appeared to be stolen goods in the car.

Police departments in Hamilton and Marion County were notified to check with robbery victims in hopes of identifying any stolen items.

A man who witnessed the 96th Street burglary was called out to the scene to try to identify the items and suspects.

Both the man and woman were taken into custody.