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Portage Man Confesses To Nearly 100 Buglaries

Last updated on Tuesday, October 9, 2007

(PORTAGE) - Police say a Portage man has confessed to 93 burglaries in Porter and Lake counties.

21-year-old Jason Meade was arrested Thursday. Authorities say he admitted being part of a ring that's been rifling the cash drawer at small businesses for five months.

Meade's a suspect in break-ins in Portage, Valparaiso, Chesterton and Gary.

Police say they zeroed in on Meade after he turned up on the surveillance video at a business in Gary.

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