Compiled from Michigan City Police Department reports

SEPT. 30

Someone smashed a residential window open with a rock in the 300 block of Gardena at 8:30 p.m.

A cosmetics bag containing $300 in high-end cosmetics was reported stolen at the Michigan City Inn.

Knives were reportedly found on a porch on three separate occasions in the 300 block of Holliday. No threats occampanied the appearances of the weapons.

Police responded to a domestic disturbance in the 200 block of Hendricks Street where they learned a student intentionally broke her HP Chromebook owned by Michigan City Area Schools.

SEPT. 29

A 2014 Chevy Cruz found crashed and abandoned by a NIPSCO pole was later determined to have been reported stolen.

Residential entry was reported in the 300 block of Pearl. It was not known if anything was taken. The front door was not locked and only blocked by a chair, which was pushed aside to gain entry. 

A computer tablet was reported stolen from a vehicle parked in the 700 block of Spring. The vehicle owner claims the vehicle was unlocked for only 5 minutes when she went inside her home where she was parked. That's when the theft allegedly occurred. She said she attempted to lock the vehicle remotely, but when the parking lights lit up, illuminating someone standing nearby, she knew her car was being burglarized.

Police investigated a hit and run between a Dodge Avenger and a Honda outside of the McDonald's on Michigan Boulevard at 3:01 a.m. The victim had reportedly drank a couple beers, but the suspect abandoned her vehicle on scene and fled. 

A 16-year-old was arrested for being a runaway in the 700 block of W. 4th St.

An employee at Steak & Shake reported another employee stole $30 from her purse.

Battery was reported in the 2200 block of Normandy Drive.

A 17-year-old pet cat was reportedly killed by a neighbor's dog who attacked the cat on the front lawn of the cat's home.

Three male subjects loitering in a residential driveway reportedly pointed a gun at one of the residents when they were asked to leave. The suspects then took off running.

SEPT. 28

About $1,000 was reported stolen from a woman's purse when she left it at home in the 300 block of Woodlawn Avenue.

Someone claiming to be an auditor demanded an associate at Lowes let her audit the cash office. When the associate threatened to contact management, the suspect left.

Unauthorized transactions totaling hundreds of dollars was reported on a business account.

A female boxer mix dog was apprehended in the 400 block of Decatur Street.

A runaway was reported in the 100 block of Cleveland Avenue.

Someone reportedly stole a cell phone from an unlocked car while the owner was taking groceries inside in the 700 block of Pearl.

Amber Rose Watts was arrested for theft, an A misdemeanor, after allegedly shoplifting at Kohl's.

A 16-year-old male runaway was reported in the 1100 block of Gardena.

Invasion of privacy was reported in the 500 block of E. 9th Street.

A woman reported that her ex-husband, after banging on her front door, removed the window and unlocked the door, gaining entrance to her house to ask her about getting back together.

Johnny Mack Garland, 34, of Michigan City was arrested for criminal trespass, an A misdemeanor.

Aimy Lynn Brewer, 27, of Michigan City was arrested for operating a motor vehicle without ever receiving a license, a C misdemeanor.

Robert M. Stantz, 46, of Michigan City was arrested for disordly conduct, a B misdemeanor, after allegedly making unreasonable noise and continuing to make noise despite being asked to stop, and public intoxication, a B misdemeanor.

SEPT. 24

Employees at Five Below reported receiving a $100 counterfiet bill.

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