Compiled from Michigan City Police Department reports


A man reported a scam where he was asked to cash a $2,000 check and then send via Western Union all but $500 of the money. Horizon Bank later informed him the check was fake.

Police are searching for a silver 2006 Nissan Altima that was reported stolen in the 300 block of E. 7th St.

A man reported that his homeless cousin stole his fiance's 2002 Gray Chevrolet Suburban.

Police responded to a drug overdose in the 100 block of Sherman Avenue. The victim was transported to Franciscan Health Michigan City.

A woman reported that more than $10,000 was stolen from her Chase Bank account through a scam where someone pretending to be NIPSCO got control of her computer and account information to complete the theft.


Burglary was reported in the 2600 block of Oak.

A laptop and $32 in cash was reported stolen from a vehicle parked in the 300 block of N. Dickson St.

A broken window was reported at a home in the 300 block of Kenwood Place.

OCT. 19

The Michiana Humane Society reported a pitbull dropped off at the facility.

OCT. 18

Police apprehended one of two dogs running loose in the 300 block of W. Homer. The other dog escaped.

OCT. 17

Officers apprehended a female pitbull tied up by a passerby who claimed the animal tried to attack him in the 100 block of N. Woodland Avenue.

A man surrendered his female pitbull to the city kennel.

Two feral cats were trapped in the 800 block of Madison Street.

OCT. 15

A feral cat was trapped in the 600 block of Pearl Street.

OCT. 14

Text messages containing threats of bodily harm were received by a man in N. Ivy Court.

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