April eleventh, 2022, on Sunday at roughly 10:15pm, the LaPorte County Regional Dispatch Center acquired a 911 name in reference to a housebreaking in progress at 3309 Franklin St. Additional info was acquired by Dispatchers of a darkish coloured car headed south on Franklin St. Multiple Officers from Uniform Patrol Shift 2 and Uniform Patrol Shift 3 instantly responded and commenced to canvas the world for the darkish coloured car. A car matching the outline given was situated touring south on Franklin St and a visitors cease was carried out by Officers within the 4100 Block of Franklin St.
The driver was recognized as 54-year-old, East Chicago resident, Lucy Luna. As Officers have been talking with and trying to detain Luna, the entrance passenger, later recognized as 43-year-old, Hammond resident, Desmond L Robinson, fled the visitors cease on foot and commenced working southeast from their location. Officers gave chase, and with the help of LaPorte County Sheriff’s Department K9, Robinson was situated in marsh space close by.
Officers realized throughout their investigation that pressured entry was made into the Smoke and Vape Shop and a number of other objects of worth have been taken. Responding officers processed the crime scene and performed interviews with these concerned on this incident. Evidence collected throughout this investigation led to the arrests of Lucy Luna and Desmond Robinson. Luna is going through expenses of Resisting Law Enforcement A-Misdemeanor and Burglary Level 5-Felony. Robinson is being charged with Burglary Level 5 Felony, False Identity Statement A-Misdemeanor, and Resisting Law Enforcement A-Misdemeanor. Both Luna and Robinson are being held at LaPorte County Jail on a $15,005.00 bond and have their preliminary courtroom look in LaPorte County Superior Court #1 scheduled for April twelfth, 2022, at 8:30am.
Other responding Officers have been from MCPD Uniform Patrol Shift 2, MCPD Uniform Patrol Shit 3, LaPorte County Sheriff’s Department, and LaPorte County EMS.
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