By Frank Denzler
---- — A large Federal Bureau Investigation presence was realized shortly after 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Don Miller residence in south western Rush County.
Miller has a storied life and for a number of years has collected and displayed a number of items in his residence in a climate controlled environment.
He is an avid collector of Indian artifacts.
FBI spokesperson agent Drew Northern said Wednesday that although there is a large F.B.I. presence in the area, there is no public threat.
“Mr. Miller does have a large collection of artifacts. We are working with him to help repatriate some of those items,” Northern said Wednesday afternoon.
He continued by saying that at this time many of the items were being logged and inventoried.
“Basically what that means is that treaties, federal laws and statutes dictate who can have these types of items. Mr. Miller has been collecting for a long time as everyone knows and he wants to make sure they go back to where they belong,” Northern said.
Read more on this story as information is made available in Friday’s edition of the Rushville Republican.
Contact: Frank Denzler @ 765.932.2222 x106.