The 4x4 was pulling into driveways in Lithopolis on Saturday evening, prompting police to follow, Chief Wesley Barton said.
The vehicle had expired tags, so an officer pulled it over.
Inside, the officer found three suspects, one of whom fled on foot, along with "a large amount of jewelry and electronics.
said the department has identified items stolen from one house in Lithopolis and two in Groveport.
The most expensive contraband was jewelry, including high-end watches and rings, Barton
They face burglary, theft and drug charges, as well as traffic offenses, Barton
"This was a little different because it was occurring on a weekend during the evening, when people are home," Barton