A “drive-off” from a Valparaiso gas station on Thursday led police directly to the suspect—a 31-year-old Merrillville woman--after following “her” directions. According to the Times, a clerk told police that only after giving directions to the local Social Security office did she realize that a passenger in the woman's car had pumped 42-dollars worth of gas into her car. The clerk then gave chase but the woman had left. An immediate search of the area by police turned up nothing. But upon discovering that the woman asked the clerk for directions, police went to that location and found the car and two suspects matching the description.
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