Porter Police are investigating several cases of theft involving vehicles
that have occurred since Monday.
* According to police, at 12:15 p.m. on Monday a resident reported that
someone had stolen her 2001 Chevrolet Blazer overnight parked in front of
her residence in the 200 block of Michigan Street. She advised she had left
the car unlocked and forgot to take the keys out of the cupholder the day
before, police said.
Police estimated the loss at $4,000.
* According to police, at 6:08 p.m. on Monday a resident went to PPD
reporting that someone entered his vehicle sometime overnight and stole
several items in the 200 block of Michigan Street. He told police he thought
he locked his vehicle but found the passenger door to be unlocked the next
morning and discovered missing were eight packs of Marlboro cigarettes, a
black backpack, a camouflage rain coat, one quart steel thermos, a dual cell
phone charger, and a wallet with an Indiana driverís
license and social security card, police said.
Police estimated the loss at $175.
* According to police, at 7:23 a.m. on Tuesday a resident reported that
between Friday and Saturday someone entered her vehicle while it was parked
at her residence in the 300 block of Spring View Court and took her purse.
She advised the purse contained about $150 in U.S. currency, four credit
cards, a driverís license, and a diamond necklace, and
a set of keys for another vehicle, police said.
Police estimated the loss at $2,200.
* According to police, at 5:07 a.m. on Wednesday a resident reported his
2009 Honda Metropolitan moped had been stolen from his lawn sometime
overnight between 1:00 a.m. and 5:05 a.m. in the 300 block of Indiana
Street. He advised that the key was not left in the ignition but he did not
put any locking mechanisms on the moped.
Police estimated the loss at $1,000.