Police said solving a recent hit-and-run crash was as easy as following a trail of liquids left behind by the damaged vehicle.
The boy faces a charge of operating a vehicle while never receiving a license, police said.
The issue came to light recently when a family filed a lawsuit against Chesterton High School volunteer wrestling coach Keith Davison, as well as the entire Duneland School Corp., seeking $1 million.
The resident told police he woke shortly before 5 a.m. to the smell of smoke in his house, at which time he discovered his front screen door "hot to the touch."
"The last time she was heard from was at 11:30 p.m. (Monday, July 5), when she sent a text message to her daughter," police said. "She did not tell anybody she was leaving. According to her family, this is not normal behavior for her."
It began with the woman receiving emails claiming to be from PayPal about a large withdrawal.
Officers said they noticed two nearby juveniles interested in the police activity.
The flagsticks are 6 feet in length, yellow and display the country club's logo, police said. They are valued at $80 each.
The woman does not know when the fraudulent account was opened, but has learned it went to collection in July, police said.
Police searched the area but were unable to locate the man or his vehicle.
The rider suffered abrasions on his right elbow and upper forearm, and a possible fractured arm, police said.
He attempted to avoid a collision, but failed and was thrown over the handlebars of his bike and onto the road before coming to rest in the grassy median, according to the crash report.
The round grazed the man's forearm and then went into the kitchen table and a box containing another pistol, officials said.
The boy, whose age is estimated at 18 months to 2 years, was found by an apartment resident around 8:45 a.m., police said.
While the two trucks did not collide, a pickup truck on the first hauler clipped another pickup truck on top of the second hauler, according to police.
The resignation of interim chief Nick Brown comes days after town officials reportedly became aware of an "out-of-state" incident involving Brown that occurred several years ago, according to Kevin Nevers, town spokesman.
Police said they were called to the area shortly after 7 a.m. in response to the sound of gunshots
The woman then contacted police again a short time later and said the man was now texting her death threats, according to the report.
While watching the dog in the fenced-in yard, he saw two men in a black Chevrolet Trailblazer with a gold emblem on the front passing by and heard the driver say, "I'm going to stop here so I can take the dog," Chesterton police said.
When the officers attempted to stop the men, they reportedly fled.
"It was just sad that someone would do that," Kodie Kennoy said of the cross stolen from her mother's grave.
Each are currently working and did not file for unemployment, police said.
The mother is being held at Porter County Jail, and police are pursuing felony counts of resisting law enforcement and neglect of a dependent and misdemeanor invasion of privacy and reckless driving.
Officers were told an older juvenile rushed into the club, grabbed the 7-year-old boy and fled in a white van, police said.