Compiled from Michigan City Police Department reports.


A woman reported she found a Coach wallet in her yard around 10:30 a.m.

Police responded to a battery call in the 300 block of N. Carroll Avenue shortly after 2 p.m. after a man reportedly slapped his female neighbor in a dispute over his dogs roaming at large.

A woman reported she was battered by a man inside a motel room at King’s Inn around 2:30 p.m.

An electronic flare, two anchors, a radar unit, four black Speedo life jackets and four sets of 25-foot blue boating rope reportedly were stolen from a boat docked at Heisman Harbor sometime between 8 a.m. on May 7 and 6:36 p.m. Wednesday. The boat’s cabin lock and GPS radar display unit also were damaged.

A woman reported her washer and dryer were stolen from her former residence in the 200 block of Decatur Street.

Eugene M. Turner, 47, of Michigan City was cited for driving while suspended prior and never receiving a license at 11:14 p.m. in the 1100 block of E. Michigan Boulevard.

An injured cat located in the 1300 block of S. Woodland Avenue was transported to a local veterinarian, where it was euthanized.


Employees of Rittenhouse reported that a man demanding to be moved into the facility that day threatened to shoot and kill them and blow up the facility.

A license plate was reported stolen from a vehicle parked in the 3400 block of Salem Court at 2 p.m.

Officers were dispatched to a domestic dispute in the 900 block of E. Michigan Boulevard at 2:50 p.m.

A landlord reported his evicted tenant punched him in the face before fleeing in a car at 7:41 p.m. in the 700 block of Fairfield Avenue.

A wallet containing $300 cash reportedly was stolen from Papa John’s around 6:30 p.m.

Brandon Van Shon Goodwin, 29, of Michigan City was arrested at 7:09 p.m. at his residence in the 200 block of Pinetree Court on a La Porte County warrant for never having received a license.

A woman reported on Tuesday that she had been battered by a friend April 29 at a party in the 200 block of Beachwalk Lane.

A threat to blow up Meijer was reportedly written in black marker on a hand dryer inside one of the public restrooms at the store at an unknown time and discovered by employees Tuesday.


Police responded to a license plate theft call at Walmart at 10:16 a.m.

A 17-year-old boy was reported as a runaway from his residence in the 3400 block of Salem Court at 10 p.m. after not returning home or attending school or work.

A woman reported her grill was stolen from outside her residence in the 300 block of S. Karwick Road sometime between 8 p.m. Sunday and 7 a.m. Monday.


A woman reported she was threatened by the boyfriend of her granddaughter’s mother at 12:20 p.m. on Carlon Court.


A blind, cream-colored Chihuhua was dropped off at the city kennel around noon.

A woman reported a resident of another unit in her building threatened to kick in her door and “kick the crap out of” her around 11:30 p.m.

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