Law and Order: Sisters charged in attack on woman in Gary
Post-Tribune staff reports October 5, 2013 10:50PM
Updated: November 7, 2013 6:43AM
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Two sisters are charged with assaulting a woman and breaking the windows to her car while a baby was inside.
Marsharay Webb, 26, and Martina Webb, 20, of 1365 Chase St., are both charged with two counts of felony batter, criminal recklessness and misdemeanor battery and criminal mischief, court records show.
The victim told Detective JerVean Gates she was driving to her friend’s house with her 9-month-old daughter in the car, but a red car parked in the alley was blocking her path. She asked a woman to move the red car, and Marsharay Webb began swearing and said, “We live here.”
After the victim was able to move around the car, the Webb sisters ran after her with metal poles and started beating the driver and breaking car windows. Shattered glass fell into the car where the baby was seated, the probable cause affidavit states. The driver suffered several injuries from the assault. She identified the Webb sisters as her attackers.
Both are wanted on arrest warrants and will held on $40,000 bail when apprehended.
Glen Park man arrested on weapons charge
A Glen Park man with a prior felony conviction was arrested Tuesday after Patrolman Demonte Yanders tracked the down the source of gunfire and stopped Dwayne Archie, 31, with a handgun.
Archie, of 3461 Pennsylvania St., is charged with carrying a handgun without a license because his 2003 conviction of auto theft. He is being held at Lake County jail on $30,00 bail, court records show.
Yanders heard a gunshot near 35th Avenue and Massachusetts Street and saw a man on a bicycle riding away fast, the probable cause affidavit states. He stopped the man, who denied having a weapon, but said, “I got a thumper,” when Yanders reached the man’s waistband. Yanders held the man at gunpoint and found a loaded 9mm Taurus semiautomatic handgun.