Compiled from Michigan City Police Department reports


Meijer reported two shoplifters, one stealing various meats, liquor, beer, and other grocery items totaling $658.05, and the other stealing boots, a jacket, T-shirts, a garbage can, packages of meat, liquor and other grocery items totaling $379.40.

Virk's Liquor reported the theft of a bottle of Exotico Tequila by an unknown man at around 10 a.m.

Jamariea Tyshawn Cobb, 21, of Michigan City was arrested on a La Porte County warrant for probation violation on original charges of armed robbery, a Level 3 felony, resisting law enforcement, a Level 6 felony, and contributing to the delinquency of a minor, a Level 6 felony.

A man reported that someone tried to access his bank account without his permission, but couldn't get passed the log in. No money was taken. 

Serviscape reported that a prospective employee accepted three T-shirts with the company logo before starting his employment, but never showed up for work and never returned the shirts.

A man said someone attempted to access his Horizon Bank account without his permission, but was unable to steal any money because the account was empty.

Someone reportedly entered an unlocked Hyundai Sante Fe in the 600 block of Cleveland Avenue, stealing an XBox gaming system worth approximately $300, along with three game controllers and three video games (Mortal Combat, Call of Duty and Justice League 2) valued at $50 apiece.

Cary Anthony Hendricks, 29, of Michigan City was charged with driving while suspended, an A misdemeanor.

Racheal Jeane Alexander, 21, of La Porte was charged with driving while suspended, an A misdemeanor.

A 16-year-old female runaway was reported in the 100 block of Grace.

Walmart reported the theft of two microwaves at around 7 p.m.

OCT. 6

A German shepherd was found wandering in the 4700 E. block of U.S. 12 and taken to the city kennel. The dog had no microchip or tag identifying the owner.


OCT. 2

A white male chihuahua was dropped off at the Michigan City Police Station.

OCT. 1

Animal control retrieved a feral cat trapped by a resident in the 600 block of Pearl Street who was upset at the animal spraying in her yard. The cat was eventually taken to Fried's Cat Shelter.

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