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Pursuit ends in arrest at Merrillville apartment complex, police say

Pursuit ends in arrest at Merrillville apartment complex, police say

Merrillville arrest

Police investigate after a chase that ended in a Merrillville apartment complex.

MERRILLVILLE — A chase ended in at least one arrest at a Merrillville apartment complex Tuesday afternoon, police said.

Merrillville officers assisted in a pursuit that ended around 2 p.m., confirmed Merrillville Assistant Police Chief Kosta Nuses. 

An aviation unit helicopter was seen flying over the scene as police convened in a parking lot in the 8500 block of McKinley Street in The Lakes at 8201 Apartment Homes.

Join Tristan DeFord, Jami Rieck, and Nancy Zakutanksky on a shift working for Superior Ambulance in Merrillville.

Nuses said another local police agency was investigating a stolen vehicle that was spotted driving in North Lake County, which ended in a chase. 

The investigation is ongoing and limited information was immediately available from local authorities. 


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Anna Ortiz is the breaking news/crime reporter for The Times, covering crime, politics, courts and investigative news. She is a graduate of Ball State University with a major in journalism and minor in anthropology. 219-933-4194,

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