No quick fix for losing license, so try public transportation

Sgt. Chris Yagelski

Q: I lived in Kentucky and I couldn’t afford insurance on my car, and I got into a couple of accidents. The State of Indiana won’t give me a driver’s license because I have not paid the accidents off in Kentucky. I am a single mother working full time, so I need to get back and forth to work. Is there a waiver I can get or something you can do? How can I get anything done being a mom without a license?

A: Public transportation. Unfortunately, there is no waiver or quick cure. Insurance is a requirement both in Kentucky and Indiana. You regrettably created the problem, now you must live with the consequences.

Q: I have contacted the police and I have received some conflicting answers. What can I do about my soon-to-be-ex-husband, who is selling my personal property without asking or telling me first?

A: In the state of Indiana, until you are officially divorced, you have mutual property. I cannot give advice on this issue as it is best discussed with your divorce attorney.

Q: I was a little rebellious as a teenager and shoplifted quite a bit when I was 13 and 14. I was finally caught and paid my dues through teen court. I am now 25, have a college education, and am in the Army Reserves. Under these circumstances, can I still apply to become a police officer?

A: Yes, you can, and it should not be a major issue. Make sure you are honest about the incidents when applying or interviewing. Any attempt to conceal or minimize the incidents will indicate a lack of honesty.

Q: What is your opinion about video games that allow players to harm or shoot police officers?

A: The glorification of violence is an unfortunate situation in modern society as it desensitizes and dehumanizes people. I personally do not agree with this type of marketing.

Q: My husband is driving a car that is not his and his driver’s license is suspended. If he parks in front of my house and I call the police, will they come and investigate it?

y believe your husband is driving a stolen car, feel free to call us and we will be happy to come over.

The winner of the $30 gas card sponsored by Bill Richey and our friends at Automated Data Systems was Sue Gust of Michigan City. In last column’s riddle on what was the correct number to the combination on the safe? Well, of course, the answer was 042!

The sponsor for this week’s riddle is our friends at Hoity Toity at 731 Franklin in Michigan City. This week’s winner receives a $30 gift card!

The owners found a burglary at Hoity Toity and the police have five suspects named Tony “Big Tuna,” Sneaky, Jake, Smoots and Frank. No two suspects have the same hair color, weight, height, partner’s first name or color of shoes.

The suspect who has red hair weighs 140 pounds. Tony is 5-foot-3. The culprit has a partner named Hank. The suspect who weighs 150 pounds is not the one who is 5-foot-9. The suspect who has a partner named Snake is not the one with blonde hair. Smoots was wearing orange shoes. Frank has black hair. The suspect who has a partner named Lefty weighs 200 pounds. Sneaky weighs 200 pounds and has tan shoes. Everyone wears glasses except for Big Tuna. The suspect who weighs 200 pounds has no hair. Jake has red shoes, brown hair and limps. The suspect who has black hair has a partner named Hank. The suspect who has no hair is not the one who was wearing orange shoes. Wow! So answer the question: Who is the burglar and what color is his hair?

The 6th correct answer by phone or email at exactly 1 p.m. today wins.

To answer a question or ask one, contact Sgt. Chris Yagelski at 873-1461, ext. 1020, or email

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