Police say the counterfeits may have taken advantage of busy times at stores when cashiers would not pay attention to the poorly-made fake bills.
Legislators are still trying to determine how much a shift toward more rehabilitation will cost local governments.
Justin Dupuy with the Armed Citizen Project says they are offering free shotguns to residents in high-crime areas.
Monroe County Community School Corporation officials are cracking down on any copycat crimes.
The finding could affect sentencing reform efforts in the Statehouse.
An Indiana State University professor says common sense would seem to dictate that criminals would want to be comfortable rather than uncomfortable.
A growing number of thieves are targeting cars for catalytic converters.
National Night Out was created 28 years ago as a neighborhood crime and drug prevention program to encourage police-community partnerships.
Ideas presented to the committee included complete legalization and taxation of marijuana.
One recommendation the Commission approved lowers theft from a felony to a misdemeanor if the value of the items stolen is less than $750.