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Scrap Metal Services buy local auto parts yards

Scrap Metal Services LLC has bought auto parts scrap yards in Gary, Lake Station, Westville and DeMotte.

February 24, 2014 12:23 pm
Scrap yards enlisted in fight against metal thefts

Scrap yards enlisted in fight against metal thefts

Alia Randhan, of Cedar Lake, watches the closed circuit security monitors at Metro Recycling in Griffith. This video system is one of the many ways companies are battling scrap theft.

December 29, 2013 12:00 am
Scrap yards enlisted in fight against metal thefts

Scrap yards enlisted in fight against metal thefts

Two men unload scrap metal from a pickup truck Monday. After each truck is unloaded, the customers give their license plate number and other personal information to the office workers inside Metro Reycling. The information is kept on file to help police respond to metal thefts.

December 29, 2013 12:00 am
Scrap yards enlisted in fight against metal thefts

Scrap yards enlisted in fight against metal thefts

A worker at Metro Recycling in Griffith gets some scrap metal prepared to be recycled.

December 29, 2013 12:00 am
Scrap yards enlisted in fight against metal thefts

Scrap yards enlisted in fight against metal thefts

Employees of Metro Recycling monitor scrap metal deliveries nonstop on more than a half dozen computer screens mounted in the company's Griffith plant, while still cameras capture photos of every load of scrap weighed.

December 29, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Beatty International moves forward with scrap

Beatty International moves forward with scrap

HAMMOND | For 97 years, Beatty International Co. has thrived on metal.

July 04, 2013 6:00 am

Lake Station men charged with taking scrap metal from Hobart gas station

HOBART | Two Lake Station men were charged with taking scrap metal from a closed Hobart gas station, police said.

October 18, 2012 6:30 pm

Man charged with taking scrap metal from Hobart business

HOBART | A Portage man used a borrowed sports utility vehicle to cart away scrap metal from a business at 7219 Grand Boulevard, police said.

June 13, 2012 12:00 am

Police seeking suspect in Gary metal theft

GARY | A warrant was issued Tuesday and bail was set at $20,000 for a woman who police believe helped steal scrap and other metal parts from a Gary business in August.

December 28, 2011 5:21 pm

Company reports $23,000 in scrap metal missing

LAPORTE | LaPorte County police have a possible suspect in the theft of more than $23,000 in scrap metal from a manufacturing firm.

December 28, 2011 12:00 am
pile of used cars

pile of used cars

A lot of used cars in the junkyard

October 25, 2011 9:25 am
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