conducted a two-hour search on Sunday of Indiana Dunes State Park for a
suicidal woman who was, in fact, safe and sound and gaming the system at her
home in Michigan.
Fire Chief Lewis
Craig told the Chesterton Tribune today that, at 9:53 a.m.,
firefighters were dispatched to Dunes State Park in response to a report of
a woman with “two miniature Dobermans” threatening suicide in her car at the
“We called out
everyone,” Craig said, then proceeded to check every car in every parking
lot at Dunes State Park, walk every trail, and talk to every person who may
have seen the woman.
When their efforts
at the state park turned up nothing, Craig said, the PFD began checking
parking lots at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, starting at the west end
at Long Lake and West Beach and moving east.
responders had the woman’