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Police recover stolen property from multiple homes

Two men are in the Knox County Jail after authorities said stolen property was discovered in their homes. 

On Wednesday, the Knox County Sheriff’s Office and Knoxville Police Department served a warrant on Luke Simkins of East Galesburg. Police said several stolen items from recent burglaries were found. More than $5,000 worth of property was found. 

Later, the Knoxville Police Department and Galesburg Police Department served a warrant on Adam Fowler’s home in Galesburg, recovering more than $10,000 worth of items from recent burglaries. 

The investigation is ongoing. More arrests or charges are pending, police said. The Knoxville Police Department, Galesburg Police Department, East Galesburg Police Department, BNSF Police and other agencies are investigating. 


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