Theft of Gate (12-2-14)

A resident in the 1200 block of West Fred Street reported a male subject just removed a gate from the property next to him.  The complainant advised that the subject walked off with it.  The subject is a white male wearing a red hoodie.  All units were detailed to the area.  Lt. Tobias located the subject at 121st Street and Indianapolis Blvd. driving a red Ford truck.  Officers spoke with the driver Shawn Thomas from 2510 Schrage Avenue, Whiting, IN who came back with a warrant out of Hammond PD.  The subject was transported to the Whiting PD and placed in lock up pending transport to Hammond lock up.  Air One towed the vehicle.  Officers were unable to charge the subject due to not finding the gate in his possession.