LaPorte Police have arrested a pair of suspect on armed robbery charges, but they may have also captured the individuals wanted in at least three other incidents.
LaPorte Police are investigating following a robbery at a Verizon store on Wednesday evening.
The man accused of carrying-out a string of robberies in Northern Indiana was indicted on Wednesday, and cooperating authorities say an “ongoing criminal nuisance” has been stopped.
The individual that authorities believe is responsible for robberies at the Dollar General locations in Plymouth and North Judson may have struck again in Cedar Lake.
North Judson Police are looking for a man who robbed a store Sunday evening and fled on foot. He went into the Dollar General on East Talmer Avenue around 4:45 p.m., according to police, waited until the clerk was alone, approached and demanded money. The clerk cooperated, and the man left. He did not display a weapon, and nobody was injured. Continue reading
The courtroom was full of family and friends of John Brooke as the jury returned to the courtroom with their verdict. The judge read their decision, his face calm, revealing nothing. As he began reading the verdict aloud, family members burst into tears while Brooke remained calm and collected, even in the face of the seriousness of the charges.
The jury found Brooke guilty of six of the seven counts against him: Conspiracy to Commit Armed Robbery, Intimidation, Possession and Manufacturing of a Destructive Device, Resisting Law Enforcement, Unlawful Use of Body Armor, and Assisting a Criminal. The jury found him not guilty of the count of Possession of a Destructive Device.
For the past two weeks, we have been scrolling down the top 10 stories of the year 2010. Here is the top story of 2010:
It was like a shootout from the wild-west. On February 15th, two Starke County officers tried to serve a felony warrant on Michael Drogosz at Bass Lake.
After he failed to come out, officers called for a SWAT team. Before those officers could arrive, officers Don Ferguson and Bill Dulin took fire from inside the residence. With bullets whizzing too close for comfort, the officers fired back in self defense.