Turkey Run Employee Arrested After Thousands Of Stolen Items Found

By Emma Koch - 21Alive

Turkey Run Employee Arrested After Thousands Of Stolen Items Found

January 20, 2014 Updated Jan 20, 2014 at 4:39 PM EDT

MARSHALL, Ind. (21Alive) -- An Indiana woman was arrested after several stolen items from Turkey Run State Park were allegedly found in her possession.

According to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, conservation officers conducted an investigation into numerous thefts from the Turkey Run Inn and camp store. The investigation resulted in the seizure of thousands of items that were stolen over a period of several years and the arrest of Lesa Bilskie, 50, an employee at the Turkey Run Inn.

Most of the items stolen were merchandise and camping equipment. A search warrant was issued for Bilskie's home where property valued in excess of $5,000 was recovered.

Bilskie has been charged with theft, a class D felony.

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