JANESVILLE

Rock County sheriff’s deputies arrested a Beloit man suspected of taking items from vehicles on Britt Road early Thursday morning, sheriff's Capt. Todd Christiansen said.

Deputies responded to a call of a suspicious person around midnight Thursday. Christiansen said some vehicles on Britt Road, west of Janesville, appeared to have been entered and property appeared to have been stolen.

Deputies followed the person's tracks on Britt Road toward the Janesville Country Club and into the city limits, where they arrested Matthew Stout, 35, of Beloit.

He is being held at the Rock County Jail on a probation violation, Christiansen said.

The investigation is ongoing.

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