Compiled from Michigan City Police Department reports


A 2009 Lexus IS 250 was reportedly stolen in the 300 block of Jackson Street.

Police are seeking warrants for two men on charges of disorderly conduct. One man reportedly beat the other with a wooden rake handle, while the other reportedly threw a woman off a flight of stairs after getting beaten in the 1300 block of Pine Street.


An assortment of 32 used automobile batteries was reported stolen from Walmart at 11:55 a.m.

Battery involving a juvenile shooting two other juveniles with a BB gun, and injuring one near his eye, was reported in the 600 block of Willard Avenue at 6:21 p.m.

Battery involving a drunken boyfriend beating his girlfriend was reported in the 2700 block of Franklin Street at 11:01 p.m.

A package worth $240 was reported stolen from the front porch of a home in the 300 block of E. 11th Street.

The bottom jaw of a man swelled to the size of a grapefruit after reportedly getting hit with a stick by an unnamed assailant in the 900 block of E. Michigan Boulevard.

Police issued a trespass warning against a man threatening a woman in the 200 block of Pine Tree Court.

A GMC Sierra reportedly collided with the fender of a Chevrolet Traverser then fled the scene on Wabash Street by the hospital.

A 15-year-old girl reported that her grandmother's boyfriend inappropriately touched her while teaching her how to drive a 4-wheeler. 

Joshua Michael Thayer, 39, of Long Beach was charged with a Level 5 felony for causing serious bodily injury when operating a vehicle while intoxicated, a Level 6 felony for operating a vehicle while intoxicated, a Level 6 felony for driving while suspended, an A misdemeanor for operating a vehicle while intoxicated and endangering a person, and an A misdemeanor for operating a vehicle with an ACE of .15 percent or more.


Tools valued at more than $1,400 were reportedly stolen out of a Michiana Mechanical Ford Econolin in the Walmart parking lot.

Six pairs of underwear, six T-shirts and two pairs of pants were reportedly stolen from Zumiez at Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets at 10:30 a.m.

A woman reported that her sister borrowed her bike then failed to return it.

Two juveniles were arrested on A misdemeanor charges of theft after allegedly stealing a bucket of popcorn from Popcorn World at Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets and then, along with several friends, battering the owner when he confronted them about the theft outside the store. 

Daniel Green, 49, of Michigan City was arrested on a La Porte County warrant for FTA, and a Michigan warrant for possession of methamphetamine.

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