September 8, 2018-Merrillvile Police are investigating after a financial representative of Independence Hill Conservancy District (IHCD) reported to the Merrillville Police Department on Friday afternoon and stated that the district was missing $326123.91 from a Chase Bank Account. According to the report, withdrawals were made online from August 15 and September 4, 2018. No further details regarding the withdrawals were available and the investigation is ongoing according to a source.
According to the IHCD website, the “District provides Sanitary sewers for most of the Southwest corner of the Town of Merrillville.” The District is governed by a 5 member Board of Directors. The District has not yet issued a statement regarding the incident.