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Car Theft

Gary man shot in leg during carjacking at busy intersection

GARY | A Gary man was carjacked and shot in the leg when he stopped at a busy intersection to check on his tire.

July 31, 2013 12:45 pm
Cops: Gary man arrested after being caught with stolen car

Cops: Gary man arrested after being caught with stolen car

GARY | Lake County and Gary police apprehended a man Wednesday night who attempted to evade authorities after allegedly stealing a gold Ford Thunderbird.

December 13, 2012 10:05 am

Thieves target unlocked cars in Portage

PORTAGE | A woman's car was stolen and several other people reported thefts from unlocked vehicles during the holiday weekend, police said.

November 26, 2012 7:00 pm
Gary man accused of mischief,   auto theft attempt in Hobart

Gary man accused of mischief, auto theft attempt in Hobart

HOBART | Police said they used blood samples left behind by a Gary man to connect him to an attempted truck theft in Hobart.

May 23, 2012 12:00 am

M'ville couple victims of carjacking at apartment complex on Tuesday

MERRILLVILLE | A Merrillville couple told police they were victims of a carjacking at gunpoint Tuesday night.

May 02, 2012 7:00 pm

C.P. man, 21, is charged with auto theft and resisting arrest

HOBART | A 21-year-old Crown Point man is accused of stealing a woman's car after she gave him a ride to the U.S. 30 corridor, police said.

February 22, 2012 12:00 am

High-tech license plate scanner leads to arrest

Indiana State Police are crediting a new license plate scanner with helping them nab a car theft suspect Tuesday afternoon.

October 05, 2011 11:15 am

Police: 14-year-old boy hurt in crash of allegedly stolen car

LAPORTE | A 14-year-old boy was seriously injured when he crashed an allegedly stolen vehicle, police said.

August 11, 2011 6:30 pm

Burnham cops: Tow trucks used to steal cars

BURNHAM | Burnham police said Friday they have become aware of multiple incidents of people using tow trucks to steal vehicles and salvage them for cash.

July 29, 2011 8:30 pm

Hobart man used 'chop shop' for scrap sales, police allege

HOBART| A Hobart man was removing parts from stolen vehicles, including a valuable custom-built car, then selling it as scrap, police said.

March 24, 2011 12:00 am
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