The Porter County Sheriff’s Police is investigating the burglary of a
residence in the 600 block of North Old Ind. 2 in Jackson Township.
According to police, sometime between 8 a.m. Dec. 18 and 2 a.m. today
someone pried open the man door to the basement, then removed six pre-1964
silver dollars from the master bedroom and a Yardman snow blower from the
“Three doors to the outside were left open” by the burglar on exiting the
residence, “causing the kitchen sink pipes to freeze and break,” police
said. Water soaked both the kitchen and living room hardwood floors and
drained into the basement. Police estimated damage to the home at $1,600 and
loss of valuables at $900.