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MEC burglarized

The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a burglary at the Michiana Event Center (MEC) north of Howe.

    According to the police report, sometime between 7 p.m. on March 5 and 6 a.m. on March 6, an unknown person or persons pried open an entrance at the MEC and took cash from a safe and a money container that was attached to a wall before leaving the area through a rear overhead door. The suspect or suspects then fled north on SR 9 into Michigan, where they discarded the money containers.

    This case is still under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department at 463-7491 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-342-STOP.