Law and Order Lake County
October 3, 2012 5:38PM
Updated: October 3, 2012 11:15PM
Man to serve 4 years for threat
An East Chicago man was sentenced Wednesday to four years in prison after pleading guilty to one count of intimidation, according to the Lake County Prosecutor’s office.
Hollis Sharod Herron, 23, admitted that when he went to pick up a car he was buying on Oct. 21, 2011, he and someone else pulled guns on a victim, threatening him with death if he didn’t give them money.
Man admits to 2011 home burglary
A Schererville man admitted Wednesday to burglarizing the home of a Schererville woman in July 2011.
William J. Walters, 24, received a 28-month sentence for the Class C felony charge.
When the victim returned home on the day of the burglary, she discovered several items were missing.
NICTD bans coolers for Saturday trains
The Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District is banning coolers and glass bottles on the South Shore Line Saturday because of the University of Notre Dame football game at Soldier Field in Chicago, according to a release.
“The combination of coolers and glass bottles onboard our trains present serious safety concerns for our passengers and employees,” NICTD Police Chief Robert Byrd said in the release.
People who try to bring coolers or glass bottles with them can either return them to their vehicles or will be banned entry onto the trains. The bans are effective for the whole day for all trains.
An extra westbound train has been added to the schedule, leaving the South Bend Regional Airport Station at 1:30 p.m. An extra eastbound train will leave from the Museum Campus/11th Street Station 60 minutes after the game ends.