Porter County crime briefs

2014-06-25T18:04:00Z 2014-06-25T19:16:11Z Porter County crime briefsTimes Staff nwitimes.com
June 25, 2014 6:04 pm  • 

Police respond to fight on school bus

BOONE TOWNSHIP | A Christian Haven School student was taken into custody briefly Tuesday after fighting on a school bus.

Porter County police were called about 10:30 p.m. to a disturbance on a school bus transporting 16 Christian Haven students and staff members who were returning from a trip a RailCats game in Gary. Police said the group was asked to leave the ballpark and students were arguing on the school bus.

The bus was stopped on Ind. 8 near County Road 250 West after one girl scratched and bit staff members who were trying to restrain the girl, whose age was not released.

The girl was taken by police to the Porter County Juvenile Detention Center, but police said JDC would not hold her and she was released to school officials.

Motorcycle taken from locked garage

BOONE TOWNSHIP | Porter County police are investigating the theft of a motorcycle from a locked garage.

A resident of the 700 block of Clarendon Drive told police he arrived home just after 11 p.m. Tuesday to find the garage service door kicked in.

Police said a 2006 Suzuki GSX R1000 drag motorcycle was taken. It was valued at $10,000. There are no suspects.

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