Porter County crime briefs

2013-12-23T12:37:00Z 2013-12-23T21:53:08Z Porter County crime briefsTimes Staff nwitimes.com
December 23, 2013 12:37 pm  • 

Liberty Township gas station is burglarized early Sunday

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | Police are investigating a break-in Sunday of Luke Oil, 151 E. U.S. 6. Police said a suspect used a garbage can to break the door at 1:12 a.m., then collected 34 cartons of cigarettes in the can.

The suspect was wearing a green and black plaid long-sleeved coat, blue jeans and tan boots.

Mary, Jesus decoration is taken from Christmas display

UNION TOWNSHIP | A resident of the 400 block of Westchester Lane reported a light-up Christmas statue of Mary and Jesus was taken from in front of his home.

Gaming system, video games taken in burglary

PORTAGE | A resident of the 300 block of Beige reported to police Sunday evening that someone broke into her home and stole a Sony PS3 game system, 100 video games, a flat screen TV and Christmas presents. The items were valued at $5,000.

iPod stolen from vehicle in Portage

PORTAGE | A South Haven man reported to police Saturday night that someone entered his vehicle and stole an iPad valued at $190 and a purple crown Royal bag containing two decks of playing cards and $50 in cash while it was parked at the Moose Lodge, 3075 County Line Road.

Items taken from Bell Street home

PORTAGE | A man reported to police early Saturday evening that someone entered his home and took several items.

Missing was a 62-inch flat screen television valued at $2,500, a PS3 video game console valued at $300 and a red and white tree climbing saddle valued at $150.

Air conditioning unit stolen from mobile home

PORTAGE | Management of Oak Tree Village Mobile Home Park reported to police Friday afternoon that an air conditioning unit had been stolen from a mobile home in the 200 block of Sandalwood. The unit was valued at $3,000.

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