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Resisting Law Enforcement

Gary man accused of beating woman in two-hour attack

CROWN POINT | A Gary man was charged Monday after police said he strangled a woman and held her for two hours Saturday while he beat her, court records show.

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Man loses job, goes to jail after Facebook comments targeting police

Man loses job, goes to jail after Facebook comments targeting police

HAMMOND | A man was fired from his job and his bond was revoked in a criminal case this week after he made comments on Facebook advocating violence against Hammond police.

September 18, 2014 9:30 pm Photos


Hammond officer's gun, equipment recovered after auto burglary

CEDAR LAKE | Police investigating the theft of two dirt bikes last weekend learned about an auto burglary in which a Hammond police officer's service firearm and equipment were stolen, officials said.

August 20, 2014 9:30 pm

Police: 19-year-old arrested after fleeing from officers

GARY | A 19-year-old man was arrested Monday after fleeing from officers who spotted him loitering in front of an abandoned building, police said.

July 30, 2014 12:05 am

Man suing M.C. police, alleging excessive force, false arrest

HAMMOND | A man shot in the back during a police chase is suing Michigan City and one of its police officers.

June 19, 2014 8:15 pm

Hebron cops: Drunken woman arrested after letting child drive

HEBRON | A DeMotte woman was charged with multiple offenses Monday morning after police found her drunk in a car being driven by her child, who did not have a license.

June 16, 2014 2:09 pm
Twin Hobart brothers arrested in New Chicago after chase

Twin Hobart brothers arrested in New Chicago after chase

NEW CHICAGO | A Hobart man wanted on two warrants was arrested along with his twin brother Friday night after he fled from police during a traffic stop in New Chicago, police said.

May 05, 2014 7:47 am Photos


Appeals court cuts prison term for man who rammed C.P. cop

Appeals court cuts prison term for man who rammed C.P. cop

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Court of Appeals on Tuesday shaved 2.5 years off the prison sentence of a region man who deliberately drove into the patrol car of a Crown Point police officer during a chase.

June 25, 2013 6:45 pm Related
Court: Define role of school resource officer

Court: Define role of school resource officer

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court on Friday asked the General Assembly to clarify whether school resource officers -- off-duty police employed by schools for security and discipline purposes -- are engaged in law enforcement duties.

February 25, 2013 12:00 am Related

LaPorte man arrested after police pursuit

MICHIGAN CITY | Indiana State Police arrested a 26-year-old LaPorte man early Thursday following a pursuit that traveled through a Walmart parking lot on Franklin Street.

February 21, 2013 9:00 am

Daniels: No decision yet on right to resist police

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mitch Daniels has not decided whether he will sign legislation explicitly authorizing Hoosiers to physically resist police if officers are breaking the law.

March 12, 2012 6:15 pm

Ind. House supports right to resist police acting illegally

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House agreed to add a right to resist police to the state's self-defense law Thursday in response to a May 2011 Supreme Court ruling that said Hoosiers never can resist police.

March 01, 2012 4:45 pm

Lawmakers, legal experts urge rehearing on police entry decision

INDIANAPOLIS | The right of any Hoosier to resist illegal police entry into his or her home is protected by Indiana law, cannot be eliminated at the whim of a court and keeps police from exceeding their authority.

June 19, 2011 6:00 pm

Gary woman is charged with resisting law enforcement

MERRILLVILLE | A 25-year-old Gary woman was charged Thursday in Lake Criminal Court with resisting law enforcement.

April 29, 2011 12:00 am

Police: Suspect fired at Gary officers after car chase

GARY | A suspect shot at Gary police officers after bailing out of a stolen car that officers were chasing late Friday night, city police said.

April 04, 2011 5:30 pm
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