Two men were arrested for a string of thefts in Hillsboro. The Hillsboro Police Department responded to a suspicious person report on Sunday, February 20th at 3:36 PM. Hillsboro Police responded to a semi-truck parking area on Industrial Park Drive near School Street. While there HPD located two males. 39-year old Brian J. Reinacher of Hillsboro was taken into custody for a warrant for his arrest in Indiana. 40-year-old Timothy D. Davidson was also taken into custody for criminal damage to property and criminal trespass to railroad property. During the investigation, HPD found items that appeared to be equipment from the railroad tracks including a switch transformer. Both men were transported to the Montgomery County Jail.
On February 12th, HPD responded to a report of a catalytic converter theft at Ace Hardware located at 300 Springfield Road. Video surveillance showed two suspects approaching a van from the rear of the building on February 5th just before 1 AM. Investigators reviewed the footage and recognized the clothing from a previous search warrant in January. 40-year-old Timothy D. Davidson was also recognized and identified. Davidson was charged with theft of essential motor vehicle parts.
Further charges are suspected and Hillsboro Police thanked the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office for their help.