Law and Order Porter County
May 25, 2012 6:40PM
Updated: May 25, 2012 11:22PM
Senior threatened medical employee over records
A 63-year-old Crown Point man, who was irate over what he felt was a mishandling of his medical records, allegedly threatened an employee by name during a phone call at about 9:20 a.m. Thursday.
“I’m gonna go over there and I’m gonna shoot all you guys,” the man reportedly told the HealthLinc clinic employee, at 454 College Ave.
Crown Point police contacted the man, who reportedly said he was not serious about the threat, just expressing frustration. The man is expected to be charged with felony intimidation.
Teens arrested for shoplifting
A 15-year-old male was arrested for felony theft and possession of a legend drug for allegedly shoplifting at about 4:50 p.m. Thursday at Walmart, 2400 Morthland Drive. Police said he attempted to steal $349.10 worth of goods including 10 video games, shoes and a backpack to hide them. He also was charged with possession of synthetic marijuana and detained at the Porter County Juvenile Detention Center.
• A 14-year-old boy was charged with felony theft for allegedly shoplifting earphones, a Bluetooth earpiece and a bracelet at about 8 p.m. Thursday at Kmart, 2801 Calumet Ave. The stolen items were worth $62.03, police said. He was released to a parent.
Train passenger charged with theft
An unruly passenger removed from a westbound South Shore train, at about 5 p.m. Wednesday at U.S. 12, was arrested on two felony counts of theft and for misdemeanor false informing.
Police found him with a stolen credit card and a binder of business-related items, which the owner said had been left on top of his vehicle. Eric Humbles, 36, of Chicago, was identified by his fingerprints after he gave police a number of false names. The U.S. Postal Service will be investigating a large quantity of mail, addressed to South Bend residents, that Humbles had on the train.