Monthly Archives: March 2012

Call me skeptical…

I guess after my many years as a cop, I’m a wee bit skeptical. A few months ago, our City Controller, Bob Lendi, sent out a registered letter to all gas stations and mini marts explaining our paraphernalia law. Basically, … Continue reading

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Scrappers no more!

On Tuesday, the Hammond Police Department served search warrants at 4810 Hohman Ave., A&M Metals. Allegedly, this scrap metal dealer was accepting stolen metal, and may have been directly involved in the theft of several items. While issuing the search … Continue reading

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Catalytic Convertors

We are seeing a lot of thefts of catalytic convertors. These are the anti-pollution devices on the bottom of your car. Like many items of scrap metal, these bring a high dollar at local yards. Most of the thieves are … Continue reading

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Busy Weekend

Whew! What a weekend. On Friday night (11:30PM) we responded to the 7100 block of Van Buren. Following a physical altercation, a suspect produced a handgun and fired several shots at some teenage males. Four were wounded, none seriously. On … Continue reading

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