Police Say Man Purchased Timber Illegally

Published 06/10 2014 10:03PM

Updated 06/10 2014 10:05PM

A man's purchase of timber lands him behind bars.

Indiana Conservation Officers arrested Roger Greathouse of New Harmony, Indiana.

Police say starting in 2012, Greathouse began purchasing timber illegally in Vigo County.

Police also say Greathouse failed to pay the landowner the agreed amount of money.

He's in the Vigo County Jail on charges of corrupt business influence, theft and purchasing timber without being a licensed timber buyer.

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