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Drug Charges

Police: Half kilogram of heroin found in Cicero, Ill., man's car

VALPARAISO | A Cicero, Ill., man traveling the Indiana Toll Road with his mother and a juvenile was arrested Tuesday after police found a pound of heroin in his car, prosecutors said.

July 09, 2014 8:00 pm

Police search for Schereville woman accused of pot deals

SCHERERVILLE | Police are searching for a 23-year-old Schererville woman who is accused of dealing marijuana from her home in the 8700 block of Clark Place, according to a news release.

May 23, 2014 12:05 am

Sauk Village man sentenced to nearly 5 years for heroin

HAMMOND | A Sauk Village man was sentenced to nearly five years in prison Friday in U.S. District Court in Hammond for his role in a heroin dealing ring.

April 26, 2013 11:00 pm
Drug busts net 60 pounds of marijuana, cash and SUV

Drug busts net 60 pounds of marijuana, cash and SUV

MUNSTER | A tip to the Lake County sheriff's crime hotline led to two drug busts Thursday, with one at a posh Munster condo netting 53 pounds of marijuana and $13,614 in cash.

March 15, 2013 8:30 pm Photos


Police say LaPorte boy begged dad to stop making meth in their home

LAPORTE | A LaPorte boy begged his father to stop cooking methamphetamine, with its toxic vapors, inside their home, according to court documents released Friday.

January 25, 2013 6:30 pm

Griffith man agrees to plead guilty to manufacturing meth

HAMMOND | A Griffith man filed an agreement with federal prosecutors Friday, admitting to possessing with intent to sell at least 500 grams of methamphetamine.

November 16, 2012 2:48 pm

2 expected to plead guilty in federal heroin smuggling case

HAMMOND | Two defendants in a heroin smuggling case have filed court documents agreeing to plead guilty in Hammond federal court.

May 01, 2012 9:45 pm

Cedar Lake woman accused of dealing cocaine from home

CROWN POINT | A 24-year-old woman is alleged to have admitted selling cocaine from her Cedar Lake mobile home after several years of helping former boyfriends sell narcotics.

May 23, 2011 4:00 pm

Local pair accused of planning to make meth in Cedar Lake

CROWN POINT | Prosecutors charged Tanya Stephens, 26, of Hebron, and John Wachadlo, 34, of Cedar Lake, with attempting to deal in methamphetamine, a felony.

May 20, 2011 7:30 pm

Gary man gets prison time for drug distribution

HAMMOND | A Gary man was sentenced to one year and three months in federal prison Wednesday for distributing crack cocaine.

April 07, 2011 12:00 am

Chicago man admits to 2006 Gary ransom kidnapping

HAMMOND | A 28-year-old Chicago man formally pleaded guilty Monday to kidnapping a Gary man for ransom in October 2006.

April 04, 2011 7:00 pm

I-65 traffic stop leads police to 10 pounds of marijuana

MERRILLVILLE | Lake County Sheriff's Department officials said they charged a Chicago man with dealing marijuana after finding about 10 pounds of pot in the trunk of a car he was driving.

March 08, 2011 7:30 pm

Michigan City officials arrest 28 in drug warrant sweeps

MICHIGAN CITY | Local, state and federal officials teamed up Friday to serve nine arrest warrants but ended up arresting 27 individuals for an array of outstanding warrants.

February 27, 2011 6:15 pm

Federal judge rules Hammond man's constitutional rights not violated

HAMMOND | A federal judge ruled Wednesday that a Hammond man's constitutional rights were not violated when law enforcement searched his home without a warrant.

February 24, 2011 12:00 am
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