In Kouts, police announced today an arrest warrant was served on an 18 year old man accused of breaking into the Kouts Dollar General Store late last month. Kouts Police report at 2am on May 28th, security footage showed a hooded individual enter the store through a shattered front window and opened a rear door to let in a second individual. Security video footage also reportedly showed the individuals taking items and unsuccessfully attempting to enter a locked cigarette case.
Michael Ferrell, of Kouts, was taken to the Porter County Jail and charged with felony burglary. An investigation continues for a second suspect involved in the burglary.