La Porte County Sheriff’s Department officers are investigating an armed robbery incident at the Family Express at 7687 W. U.S. 20 Wednesday night.Continue reading
One of the suspects in an armed robbery incident at the Marathon Gas Station at Koontz Lake has been formally charged in the case. The incident occurred there on Monday, Dec. 3 around 7:30 p.m. CT.
Two people were taken into custody Tuesday night as an investigation continues into an armed robbery incident at a Koontz Lake gas station.
The Starke County Sheriff’s Department continues investigating an armed robbery at a Koontz Lake gas station Monday night. Sheriff Bill Dulin says that as of Tuesday afternoon, his department has gotten numerous tips, but so far, “nothing has produced solid information that would lead to a suspect.”
The Starke County Sheriff’s Department is investigating an armed robbery at the Marathon Gas Station at Koontz Lake.
Officers with the Starke County Sheriff’s Department responded to an armed robbery incident at the gas station in Koontz Lake on Monday night.
An armed robbery incident is under investigation with the La Porte County Sheriff’s Department.
LaPorte County Police are asking for the public’s help in finding an armed robbery suspect. Maurice J. Williams, 25, is wanted on an active arrest warrant, according to the Sheriff’s Office. Police believe he robbed Next Door Foods on U.S. 12 near Michigan City on April 28.
The La Porte County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance with identifying an armed robbery suspect who allegedly attempted to rob a Next Door Foods Saturday night.
Police are investigating an armed robbery that reportedly occurred shortly after 11 p.m. on Saturday, April 28th. Continue reading
A Rolling Prairie man was sentenced to 15 years in prison, following a series of armed robberies in LaPorte and St. Joseph Counties. Timothy Bennitt, 27, was sentenced in U.S. District Court in South Bend, for robbery and brandishing a firearm during a crime of violence, according to U.S. Attorney Thomas L. Kirsch II.
Two arrests have been made in connection with a series of armed robberies and other crimes in LaPorte and St. Joseph Counties. According to the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office, Timothy E. Bennitt, 28, and Nathan D. Kellogg, 32, are being held in the LaPorte County Jail after being linked to a series of crimes since early January. Continue reading
An armed robbery at a Rolling Prairie restaurant is being investigated by the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies responded around 12:30 Saturday afternoon to the Blacksmith Shop restaurant. Continue reading
A fast-food restaurant in LaPorte was robbed at gunpoint early Saturday morning, and police there are seeking the public’s help to make an arrest. Continue reading
A bit of investigation has led to the arrest of a LaPorte man in connection with an armed robbery at Marshall’s Custom Meats.
LaPorte Police are searching for a suspect after an armed robbery over the weekend.
According to information provided by the police department, the incident occurred in the 100 block of East Lincolnway on Saturday morning. Officers arrived on scene several minutes before 3:00 a.m. to the gas station.
An armed robbery near the LaPorte/Porter county line is being investigated by the Sheriff’s Department.
According to a news release, the incident happened this morning around 5:30 a.m. at Gallop’s Marathon. A 59-year-old truck driver told authorities he was sitting in the cab of his semi-truck when the suspect opened the door and pointed a gun at the victim.
Authorities in LaPorte have arrested a man accused of robbing the Family Express on Pine Lake Road Thursday afternoon. Jacob Borders, 35, came into the store around 2:30 p.m., demanded money from the clerk and threatened to shoot her if she didn’t comply, according to a police department news release. She gave him money, and he fled in a tan Ford Explorer. Occupants of that vehicle flagged down officers en route to the call and told them they gave the suspect a ride to Family Express so he could use the ATM. They say Borders got back into the truck, told them he had just robbed the store and they needed to hurry. They told the police they ordered him out of the vehicle and said they believed he went into a home in the 400 block of Pine Lake Avenue. Continue reading
A LaPorte woman was robbed at knifepoint at her Grove Street apartment Friday morning, according to police there. The 31-year-old victim told them she was walking out her back door onto an enclosed porch around 11:25 a.m. when two Hispanic men wearing black jackets, gloves and ski masks confronted her. One of the men reportedly held a large kitchen knife to her throat, and they demanded money. They got away with a bank card and a small amount of cash. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the LaPorte Police Department at 219-362-9446or visit www.lpcitypd.com to submit a crime tip. You can remain anonymous while providing important information to help make your community safer. Please be as specific as you can about the activity you are reporting.
LaPorte Police are searching for two masked suspects who robbed a restaurant at gunpoint Friday night. Officers responded to the Little Caesar’s on Monroe Street at 11:17 p.m. Victims told police they were cleaning up for the night when two masked suspects wearing all black clothing came inside. They displayed a handgun, demanded money, forced the victims into a restroom and fled. One of the suspects was described as skinny and the other as heavy-set.
Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to contact LaPorte Police Detective Brian Phillips at 219-362-9446, Ext. 205, or at www.lpcitypd.com to submit a crime tip. You can remain anonymous while providing important information to help make your community safer. Please be as specific as you can about the activity you are reporting.
The 17-year-old Grovertown man police say robbed a Plymouth store at knifepoint will be charged as an adult. Corey Michael Sobieck is charged with armed robbery and intimidation. Both are class B felonies, and each carries a maximum of 20 years in prison. Police say Sobieck walked into the Karma Records store about 5:20 Monday evening, brandished a knife at the clerk, threatened to murder her and grabbed cash from the register. Plymouth Police apprehended him a short time later and recovered the knife in some nearby weeds. Sobieck is also on juvenile probation in Starke Circuit Court for conversion.