Tag Archives: Gary police

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.

 

Breaking 26 Y.O. Gary Man Dies After Being Shot

27 Dec interstate 80 94 accident

by Ken Davidson

Gary, Indiana saw another homicide tonight. 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. The Gazette is awaiting official confirmation from the office of the lake county coroner but feel confident enough to report this homicide at this time. King Carter was the first to report this incident. Others have subsequently verified it, including family members of the victim.

Shots Fired During Robbery at Grant's Gas & Mini Food Mart

17 Dec
Gazette Staff

Grant's Gas & Mini Mart was again the subject of an armed robbery involving shots fired yesterday.  The location was previously the site of a robbery/homicide in June 2009.  This time no one was injured.  Gary police report that two masked men entered the gas station at approximately 2:40 am.  Their faces were covered and they were armed with weapons.  One of the suspects fired his weapon at the glass.  Upon arrival police discovered a "large hole" which was the result of the weapon discharge.  The suspect then pointed the weapon at the cashier, demanding money.  The clerk handed over an undetermined amount of currency and the suspects fled.  The clerk was too shaken to provide a detailed description.

Detective Alex Jones has been assigned this case, anyone with information about this Robbery can
reach him at 219-881-7477

The photo below is security footage from the 2009 incident:
2009 homicide photo

This photo is from a 2009 robbery/homicide at the 15th and Grant street location.

Suspect breaks own wrist to escape

22 Nov

breaking news…
A suspect in Gary broke his own wrist to get out of handcuffs, attacks Police officer and escapes.The County police and Gary police have Broadway on virtual lockdown
looking for suspect photos to come .

Gary Case to be Featured on Chicago Crime StoppersTonight 11/9

9 Nov

Chicago Crime Stoppers Case Files will air a feature on the homicide of Tonya Ward who was murdered in Gary. The show will air tonight at 11:00 pm on My50 Chicago. Gary Police Detective Art Azcona will be featured.

Case of Tonya Ward will be featured on My50 Chicago tonight at 11:00 p.m.

Case of Tonya Ward will be featured on My50 Chicago tonight at 11:00 p.m.

Charges Filed in Hobart Murder

22 Oct

by Ken Davidson

Lake County Prosecutor Bernard Carter has confirmed that Marco Antonio Gonzalez has been charged with murder in the October 20th death of Jesus Ibarra of East Chicago. On Saturday night, Hobart police were called to the scene of the Family Express at 2 E. Ridge Road in Hobart regarding a fight. The victim, Jesus Ibarra, ultimately showed up at Methodist Hospital Northlake in Gary with a stab wound to the chest. Ibarra later died from his injuries and Gary police notified Hobart police of the death. Gonzalez was arrested early Sunday morning but his name was not released because he is 17 years old. Adult charges have now been filed.

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