Criminal investigation leads to multiple felony charges

LAKE CO. – Indiana Conservation Officers arrested a Munster man Monday morning after a lengthy criminal investigation regarding break-ins at the Willow Slough Fish & Wildlife Area property office in 2018.

Nikola Kutansky

Police arrested 35-year-old Nikola Kutansky, of Munster, without incident after Conservation Officers and Munster police served search and arrest warrants at his residence.

Police say during the break-ins, multiple items were stolen, including DNR property signs, ammunition, and a taxidermy mount.

Kutansky faces two felony counts of burglary and two felony counts of theft.