LaPorte Police Investigating Business Break-In


Police in LaPorte are looking into a weekend break-in at Applied Industrial Technologies. Business representatives called the police Monday morning and advised someone entered the office sometime between 5:15 Friday night and 7:30 Monday morning. Various Makita power hand tools, a cash drawer and an envelope were all taken. The total value of the lost items is estimated at $6,900. Anyone with information about the theft is asked to call the LaPorte Police Department at (219) 362-9446 or visit to submit a crime tip.