ask for help to find escapee
Wanda English Burnett, Editor
Today marks the sixth day Kelvin J. Fuller, 40, has been on the
loose and police are asking the public to help bring this dangerous
escapee into custody.
According to information from Sgt. Tony Slocum, Fuller, escaped
from the Westville Correctional Facility between 8:00 and 9:50 a.m.
last Wednesday, August 1. Since Fullers escape, he is alleged
to have broken into a home near the prison facility where he stole
two sets of car keys and a white Chevrolet Malibu. Also, he is alleged
to have robbed a female bus driver in Merrillville and on August
2, he is suspected of having robbed a Fifth Third Bank branch in
ISP Sergeant Detective Joe Gawor noted that Fuller has an extensive
criminal history and has served time for crimes such as arson, criminal
confinement, and burglary to name a few. He is extremely dangerous,
he told the Osgood Journal on Monday morning when he said Fuller
was still at large. He noted that over the weekend Channel 59 news
had received a call as well as an Anderson newspaper, that they
believe was from the suspect. In the call the suspect alluded to
the fact that he hadnt receive proper medical treatment while
incarcerated. A small segment was aired on Fuller on Americas
Most Wanted television show Saturday night.
Police say Fuller, who is a black male, approximately five feet,
nine inches tall and 175 pounds, is extremely dangerous. He has
short black hair, brown eyes and a mustache with salt and pepper
facial hair. He could be driving the car he allegedly stole, which
is a white 2004 Chevrolet Malibu sedan with Indiana registration
In God We Trust plate WI 7309.
Police are asking citizens to be on the lookout for the vehicle
or Fuller and report to their nearest law enforcement agency if
they think they have seen him.
Call the Indiana State Police at 689-5000 or the sheriff's department
at 689-5555 or 689-5558.
Kelvin J. Fuller