GARY | A man was arrested Thursday in connection with a break-in at a residence in the 4000 block of Massachusetts Street, Gary police said.
Officers were called to the scene at 4:10 p.m. after receiving a call about two subjects removing items from an abandoned garage, police said.
When officers approached the men both fled, prompting a foot chase. Police said one of the men, identified as 53-year-old Jeffrey Howard, was apprehended and taken into custody.
A criminal check showed Howard had an active warrant from LaPorte County, according to police.
Howard faces several charges, including possession of stolen property, criminal trespassing and resisting law enforcement.