Compiled from Michigan City Police Department reports

MONDAY

Ricquelle Monique Wren, 28, of Michigan City was preliminarily charged for driving while suspended, an A misdemeanor.

Valerie Singleton, 54, of Chicago was arrested by an officer of the Indiana Gaming Commission at Blue Chip Casino and transported to Michigan City jail for booking.

A golden necklace valued at $2,000 was reported stolen from a residence in the 700 block of E. Michigan Avenue. The owner suspected his girlfriend of the theft.

An 11-year-old boy was preliminarily charged with leaving home without permission, and transported to the Juvenile Service Center after police responded to reports of the boy breaking the glass windows of a house in the 700 block of E. 10th Street.

Police are investigating the alleged thefts of a resident's paychecks by her daughter at the Arbors nursing home.

A Michigan City woman reported a case of fraud involving someone creating a Sprint account in her name, without her permission, and racking up charges totaling nearly $7,000.

A 17-year-old girl was preliminarily charged with operating a motor vehicle without ever receiving a license, a C misdemeanor, after being pulled over by police for driving a car with false plates.

A woman told police she suspected her ex-boyfriend of slashing her car's tires in the 2200 block of Normandy Drive at around 5 p.m.

Joseph Terell Roberts, 36, of Michigan City was preliminarily charged with a Level 6 felony count of domestic battery for allegedly hitting a woman in the face.

Police are investigating a case of a man choking and slapping his ex-girlfriend in the 100 block of Dewey Street.

Drequan Derell Walker, 24, of Calumet was preliminarily charged with operating a motor vehicle without ever receiving a license, a C misdemeanor.

Police arrested a 17-year-old boy for battery, a B misdemeanor, and escape, a Level 6 felony, after he allegedly battered his 10-year-old brother and fled the house.

SUNDAY

Planet Fitness reported the theft of a wallet from an unlocked locker in the men's locker room. Attempted use of a credit card from the stolen wallet was reportedly made at a McDonald's and a Walmart.

Walmart reported a man stuffing two BB guns in a bag, then walking over to the self checkout line, paying for only a bottle of pop, then leaving. But when police apprehended the suspect at a BP gas station, he was found not to have the items in his possession, and was released. Officers later located a number of bags at the station containing the following items: 

1 Outdoor Products Traverse Day Pack valued at $9.88

1 Orben Backpack valued at $34.97

1 Swiss Tech Performance Thermal valued at $5.99

1 Hanes Thermal Crew valued at $9

1 BB gun valued at $68

1 Crosman P10 Phantom BB gun valued at $29.88

1 Bushnell Pro 400 Lumen flashlight valued at $29.96

1 Camillus Knife valued at $10

2 Hornady Black Diamond BBs valued at $4.08 each ($8.16 total)

1 GAMO 650NM Red Laser Sight valued at $39.95 (Do not believe this came from Wal-Mart, not on their website)

1 Fieldline Roe Sling Pack valued at $27.97

1 Black Heritage Bag valued at $35

1 Blackweb USB Powerbank valued at $24.88 (Unsure if this model is from Walmart but Blackweb is sold there)

1 PUGS USB Powerbank valued at $19.99 (Do not believe that this came from Walmart, not on their website)

1 Bag of personal belongings containing one glove, USB plug, wrench, bag, and scarf.

Elana Denne Timberlake, 51, of Michigan City was preliminarily charged with driving while suspended, an A misdemeanor.

Jayleen A. Robinson, 26, of Melrose Park, Illinois, was preliminarily charged with driving while suspended, an A misdemeanor.

Police are investigating a battery complaint involving a woman getting spit in the face by her husband, whom she is in the middle of divorcing.

SATURDAY

Dawn S. Davis, 20, of Michigan City was preliminarily charged with operating a motor vehicle without ever receiving a license, a C misdemeanor.

Cherita A Wright, 30, of Michigan City was preliminarily charged with driving while suspended, an A misdemeanor, and a false identity statement, an A misdemeanor.

Tamares Christopher Depree Harris, 25, of Michigan City was preliminarily charged with resisting law enforcement, a Level 6 felony, and operating a motor vehicle without ever receiving a license, a C misdemeanor.

FRIDAY

Jeffrey Gutierrez, 47, of Portage was preliminarily charged by the Indiana Gaming Commission for criminal trespass, an A misdemeanor, and resisting law enforcement, an A-misdemeanor, at Blue Chip Casino.

Kevin Mckaskle, 56, of South Bend was preliminarily charged by the Indiana Gaming Commission for battery, an A misdemeanor.

Police are requesting warrants against a man who stole more than $200 worth of alcohol from Meijer, and then, while driving away, refused to pull over for police, and then escaped them by traveling onto I-94. The warrants are for theft and resisting law enforcement.

A 13-year-old boy cut off his ankle monitor and escaped his home while his mother was sleeping in the 600 block of White Oak Drive. He was later located by police and placed under arrested on a Level 6 felony charge of escape and for being a runaway.

Police are requesting a warrant for harassment against a man who has randomly called the department 50 times to complain about alleged vagrants outside his house. And he has continued to call, even when told by officers to stop.

Omar Tyran Glover, 19, of Michigan City was preliminarily charged with operating a motor vehicle without ever receiving a license, a C misdemeanor. 

A woman reported fraudulent charges totaling more than $450 on her Horizon Bank debit card, which she has lost.

Chase H. Behrendt, 24, of Michigan City was preliminarily charged with strangulation, a Level 6 felony, and battery, also a Level 6 felony, for allegedly beating and strangling a 65-year-old relative.

Walmart reported the theft of bed sheets, dog food, clothing, cat litter and other items, which a woman allegedly concealed in her cart and purse.

FEB. 15

Animal Control apprehended a brown and white dog at large in the 1300 block of Ohio Street. 

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