Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana

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April 10, 2014

DNA from a cigarette butt leads to arrest in ATM theft

Mark McNew faces several felony charges stemming from the Dec. 17 theft.

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“This case was solved because of cooperation between multiple law enforcement agencies and the outstanding scientific work conducted by Indiana State Police DNA analysts,” Detective Rozzi stated in a news release. Rozzi also commended the public for their willingness to provide information about this case.

Howard County sheriff deputies arrested McNew on a Miami Superior Court 2 arrest warrant for two felony charges for burglary and theft. A Cass Superior Court I arrest warrant charged McNew with a felony count of possession/receiving stolen property.

Mike Fletcher, crime and courts reporter, can be reached at 765-454-8565 or mike.fletcher@kokomotribune.com

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