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Paula Palo Sighted in Gary 12/28, Please Keep an Eye Out

28 Dec

by Ken Davidson

Paula Palo was sighted today in Gary near 5th and Broadway. At approximately 3:00 pm a caller reported seeing Paula to the Gary Police Department. Officers checked the area but did not find her. The family wishes to thank those who have kept a lookout and remains hopeful that Paula can be found safely and get her medication.  Paula is 59 years old and was last seen wearing the black coat pictured below.  She was wearing blue jeans and a cross necklace.

If you see Paula or have any information, please call the Gary Police Department at 219.881.1260

Paula Palo Missing from Gary, IN

Paula Palo Missing from Gary, IN

Coroner Identifies 24 Y.O. Trammel Harper, Gary Homicide Victim

28 Dec interstate 80 94 accident

by Ken Davidson

The office of Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey has confirmed that the victim in a December 27 homicide as 24 year old Trammel Harper of Gary.  The report states that coroner investigators were called to the 2200 block of Georgia Street at 9:40 pm.  The cause of death was multiple gunshot wounds.

At approximately 9:00 p.m. the Gazette began receiving reports of a homicide in the 2100 block of Georgia Street in Gary. Gary police were reportedly searching for a suspect in a late model grand prix.  King Carter was the first to report this incident. Others have subsequently verified it, including family members of the victim.

King Carter has since reported that the driver of the Grand Prix was apprehended.  We have not received confirmation of that from the Gary Police Department at this time.

 

Family Searches for Missing Gary Woman

17 Dec

by Ken Davidson

Paula Palo was last seen on 12-08-13. she was walking/ left Edgewater Systems for Balanced Living 1100 W. 6th Ave Gary, Indiana  and has not been seen since. Paula said she was going to the store and would be back soon yet there was no sign of her.  Paula is 59 years old and was last seen wearing the black coat pictured below.  She was wearing blue jeans and a cross necklace.

If you see Paula or have any information, please call the Gary Police Department at 219.881.1260

Paula Palo Missing from Gary, IN

Paula Palo Missing from Gary, IN

Dec. 3; Another Violent Day in Gary

4 Dec
by Ken Davidson

Gary Police report a shooting, a brutal battery and two armed robberies in Gary yesterday.  In a statement released by Corporal Gabrielle King, the Gary Police Department stated:

At approximately 10:00 am a 26 year old man reports he was stopped at 42nd Avenue
and Pennsylvania Street  when he was approached by a known subject who said he owed
him money. When the victim did not give the subject any money he picked up a power
tool and began to beat the victim about the head and face, then ran off with the
victims cell phone and glasses. The victim was treated at a local for the injuries
he sustained.

At approximately 6:30 pm 20 year Rollen Smith pulled up to a residence in the 2200
block of Delaware Street and was talking to some guys who were outside when shots
rang out. At that point Mr. Smith and the others fled on foot, but the shooter kept
firing and he was shot, and fell down. He was then helped up by a friend and they
went to a store on 21st and Virginia Street, where they called for help, two cars
that were parked on Delaware Street were also damaged. Mr Smith was transported to
the emergency room for treatment for his injuries.

At 6:30 pm an armed male subject entered a store in the 2200 block of W 11th Avenue
and demanded cash from the register, while pointing a gun at the cashier. Another
employee walked up and startled the gunman who then fled from the store before he
could steal anything.

Between 11:45 pm and 12:00 am a 54 year old man was given a ride to an ATM in the
2700 block of West 5th Avenue. Once they arrived at the ATM the known party demanded
that the victim withdraw some money, after doing so the suspect took the money and
fled in his vehicle and the victim ran from the area.

There were no reports of any arrests as a result of these incidents.  The Gazette will keep you updated.  Anyone with information is asked to contact the Gary Police Department at 219-881-1210.

 

John Doe Homicide in Gary

4 Nov

by Ken Davidson

 

The office of Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey has confirmed a homicide at 2700 Maryland today.  The only details available were that the victim was an unidentified black male and the cause of death was multiple stab wounds.  Anyone with information on the identity of the victim or the crime itself is urged to contact the Gary Police Department.

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