Pana Police arrested two men for burglary and theft on Monday. Around 7:44 AM on Monday, Pana Police received a call of suspicious persons around and entering the former Aztec Mexican Restaurant building that is vacant at 29 S. Locust Street. With the assistance of Christian County Deputies, officers located two subjects inside the building, and both were taken into custody. Several burglary tools and a bicycle cart loaded with electrical wire that was believed to have been cut from inside the building.
28-year-old Byron C. Kay and 26-year-old Tyler Englehart of Pana were both processed on burglary and theft charges and transported to Christian County Correctional Center. Kay, is currently out on bond in Christian County for possession of burglary tools after an arrest in March of 2021, possession of burglary tools after an arrest in 2019, and possession of meth after an arrest in 2018. Pana Police thanked the citizens of Pana who reported the suspicious behavior.