Compiled from Michigan City Police Department reports


A suspect was recorded via surveillance camera entering a parked vehicle that didn't belong to him in the 1700 block of Franklin Street and leaving behind a backpack. It is not known if he took anything.

The two front tires of a 1995 Toyota Camry and all four tires of a 2002 GMC pickup were found slashed in the 800 block of Buffalo Street.

Two warrants, one for battery and the other for disorderly conduct, have been requested for three juveniles involved in a fight in the 200 block of Calumet Street.


Big R reported the receipt of a counterfeit $100 bill from a customer who attempted to buy $40 worth of merchandise, but was unsuccessful because the bill didn't pass the store's counterfeit test. He then fled the scene when told the police would be contacted. It is believed the bill was a $10 bill reprinted to look like a $100 bill.

A hit and run crash was reported in the 200 block of W. Williams. It involved a dark SUV striking a parked Toyota Camry, damaging the front driver's side.

Keri Lynn Bross, 32, of Michigan City was arrested on an outstanding La Porte County warrant for probation violation on original charges of theft, a Level D felony, and possession of stolen property, also a Level D felony.

Karen L. Ketcham, 65, of Long Beach was preliminarily charged with operating a vehicle with an ACE of .15 or more, an A misdemeanor.

A woman reported that her two brothers stole her mother's car and a laptop and cellphone from her home in the 100 block of Silver Lake Avenue.

A woman reported that a man she loaned her vehicle to has failed to return it.

Juvante Edward Williams, 23, of Michigan City was arrested on an active Porter County warrant for battery/aggravated assault, an A misdemeanor, and for a new local charge of possession of marijuana, a B misdemeanor.

A 14-year-old was arrested for leaving home without permission.

Leon Deandre Woodard, 33, of South Bend was preliminarily charged with operating a motor vehicle without ever receiving a license, an A misdemeanor.


Juveniles reportedly broke the window of a car with a glass bottle in the 100 block of Columbia.

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