Compiled from Michigan City Police Department reports


A man reported that he registered a vehicle in his own name for a customer in March of 2017. He recently received notice of a red light camera ticket in Chicago for the license plate of that vehicle. He said the license plate is now on a different vehicle than what he originally registered. 

Casey Schree Marshall, 26, of Michigan City was arrested for theft, an A misdemeanor, after allegedly shoplifting at Meijer.

James David Edwards, 31, of Michigan City was arrested on a charge of battery, an A misdemeanor.


Julien Eduardo Gonzalez, 18, and Michael A. Ortiz, 39, both of Michigan City, were both arrested on A misdemeanor charges of battery.


Jody Ray Jones, 50, of Michigan City was arrested on a Lake County warrant for failure to appear on a charge of theft.


Billy C. Smith, 40, of Union Mills was arrested on an outstanding La Porte County warrant for parole violation on the original charges of dealing cocaine, a Level A felony, and dealing cocaine, a Level B felony.

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