September 14, 2022

Purdue police investigating thefts of license plates from McCutcheon Drive Parking Garage

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University police have received six reports of license plates being removed from vehicles parked in a campus parking garage.

The thefts reportedly occurred in the McCutcheon Drive Parking Garage sometime between 4 p.m. Sept. 3 and 9 p.m. Sept. 4. Purdue police Chief Lesley Wiete said police have noticed other plates missing off vehicles in the garage. She urges students who park in the McCutcheon Drive garage to check their vehicles and make sure their plates are still attached. Anyone who is missing a license plate should report it to the Purdue Police Department at 765-494-8221.

Anyone with information on the thefts is asked to call the Purdue Police Department at 765-494-8221. The WeTip anonymous hotline, which is used by all Greater Lafayette law enforcement agencies, also is available at 1-800-78CRIME (1-800-782-7463). 

Writer/Media contact: Jim Bush,

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