Law and Order Lake County
July 26, 2012 4:52PM
Man accused of child molesting
An East Chicago man has been charged in Lake Superior Court with child molesting and other counts involving two girls younger than 14.
Dino Demetrius Hickmon, 45, of the 400 block of East Chicago Avenue, is accused of molesting the two girls between March 2004 and June 2005 and also between May 2011 and July 2011.
He is charged with three class A felonies, punishable by a sentence of 20 to 50 years each, and three class B felonies, punishable by a sentence of six to 20 years.
No foul play in death of Lowell woman
Investigators haven’t determined the cause of death of a 22-year-old woman found in a Merrillville apartment, but they have ruled out foul play.
Lindsay Strehl, 22, 1904 Wicker Blvd. in Lowell, was found dead in an apartment at 766 W. 73rd Ave., Merrillville, on Wednesday morning. The Lake County Coroner’s Office said the cause of death is pending the result of a toxicology report, which could take several weeks.