NEW ALBANY, Ind. (PRESS RELEASE) -- On Tuesday morning, Indiana State Police arrested Arthur “Artie” R. Fowler, 39, from 3000 block of Lacewood Lane, New Albany, Ind., for ten counts of Theft, D Felony. The arrest warrant was issued out of the Clark County Superior Court #3.
The arrest follows an investigation that began in late 2011 on a complaint received by the Indiana State Police about Fowler working as a buying agent for a car dealership in Northern Indiana.
Arthur “Artie” Fowler was allegedly buying automobiles in Southern Indiana with money supplied by the Northern Indiana car dealer. After Fowler purchased the vehicles he was allegedly re-selling them. After he sold the vehicles he allegedly did not send any of the money back to the Northern Indiana car dealer.
Fowler was incarcerated in the Clark County Jail awaiting his first court appearance.