May 1, 2017-Gary Police announced today that charges were filed against Ronnie White, age 43 of Gary. According to Lt. Dawn Westerfield, “the charges stem form an April 28, 2017 incident in the 4600 block of West 5th Avenue. During the incident White battered another male and stole his vehicle after the assault.
Ronnie White is charged with Aggravate Battery, Battery by Means of a Deadly Weapon, Battery Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury, Battery Resulting in Moderate Bodily Injury and Auto Theft. Ronnie White is currently in custody. Anyone with information on this incident is urged to contact Detective Sergeant Gregory Wolf at 219-881-1210 or the Crime Tip Line at 866-CRIME-GP.
All criminal defendants are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. A criminal charge is not evidence of guilt.