JUNCTION CITY - In an ongoing investigation, Junction City police believe they've broken up a theft ring run out of a garage in the city.
Larry Anthony Delaney, 21, of 81 Kentucky Ave. and Bradley Adams, 19, of 1026 Jack Black Road, Lancaster, were arrested and charged with three counts of theft, receiving stolen property and possession of burglary tools.
Junction City police Officer Anthony Pinkston allegedly saw three go karts in their vehicle during a routine traffic stop. The carts, with tags still attached, were reported stolen from Wal-Mart SuperCenter.
Pinkston and Police Chief Jimmy Gipson also located a stolen lawnmower at Delaney's residence and a stolen lawnmower at his neighbor's residence. Gipson said that Delaney allegedly traded his neighbor the lawnmower for a truck.