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Michigan City Police solve string of crimes at apartment complex

MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. -- The Michigan City Police Department says they have made an arrest in a string of burglaries at the Long Beach Lane apartment complex and the adjoining Shorewood Drive neighborhood.

The burglaries and attempted burglaries they have solved:

  • On Monday June 5th, a burglary was reported at a residence in the 100 block of Shorewood Dr. The suspect made entry by cutting a screen on a window and then entering through the unlocked window. Taken were electronic items.
  • On Tuesday June 20th, a burglary was reported in the 200 block of Long Beach Lane. The suspect made entry by damaging a screen and opening an unlocked window. At that time a wallet was stolen.
  • On Tuesday June 27th, a burglary was reported in the 600 block of Long Beach Lane.  The suspect made entry by damaging a screen and opening an unlocked window. A wallet was stolen in this burglary.
  • On Sunday July 9th, an attempted burglary was reported in the 400 block of Long Beach Lane.  Several screens were damaged as the suspect tried to enter an occupied home.

Through the work of Corporal Tim Baker and the reports by responding officers, a suspect was identified.

On July 12, Baker received a search warrant for the home of the suspect.

The suspect, 18-year-old KeJuan Harrison, has been charged with three counts of residential burglary and one count of attempted residential burglary.

Police said multiple stolen items were recovered during the execution of the search warrant.

Police said residents were home at the time of the burglaries.

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