Former Starke County resident, 31-year-old Jerrod L. Minix, was arrested on two active arrest warrants on Tuesday.
Police in LaPorte County received information on the whereabouts of Minix and officers from the Michigan City Police Department’s Street Crimes Unit, the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Department, LaPorte City Police Department and the United States Marshals Service set out to arrest Minix. They arrived at 115 Tall Timbers Court in Michigan City and surrounded the residence. Police then conducted a search of the residence after speaking with the female owner of the residence and Minix was found hiding underneath insulation in the attic. Minix was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Michigan City Police Department.
Minix had a warrant out of Starke County for Burglary, a Class B Felony. Another warrant was active out of LaPorte County for Receiving Stolen Property, a Class D Felony.
Police also reportedly found a four wheeler/ATV on the property which had been reported stolen out of LaPorte County. This incident is being investigated and more charges are pending against Minix in this incident.