Merrillville Town Council President Rick Bella Issues Coronavirus Executive Order "We don't want to see a high percentage of the Coronavirus in Merrillville." Bella said. "No, we are not going to arrest people and make a bad situation worse, but we will be asking our police department to enforce the order and if needed, patrol areas, remind residents about the order and issue warnings and/or tickets when appropriate," Bella said. Citizens may walk in their neighborhoods, but can't drive to a pl...