Loogootee Woman Arrested After Theft Attempt

A Loogootee woman landed in jail following an attempt at stealing from a local store.

Jasper Police were called to Traderbakers in the 800 block of Third Avenue in Jasper just before 2:40 pm yesterday afternoon on a report Joyce Jonesof a woman attempting to steal merchandise. Police determined upon arrival that 66-year-old Joyce Jones of Loogootee had attempted to take almost 81 dollars worth of miscellaneous items from the store.

Jones was lodged in the Dubois County Security Center on charges of theft.