Drug Enforcement Administration
The Jasper County prosecutor's office has charged a local man with turning a gas station near DeMotte into an illicit drug market.
DEMOTTE | Federal and local law enforcement officials closed a service station at the intersection of Ind. 10 and Interstate 65 Monday during an investigation into the alleged sale of bath salts and other controlled substances.
So what is law enforcement in the region facing this year? Well, drugs, gangs and increased senseless violence come to mind.
Mexican cartels are exporting drugs to Northwest Indiana's streets, but the violence surrounding it is all made in the U.S.A., according to law enforcement officials.
GRIFFITH | Griffith's interim police chief sent a message as loud as a flashbang grenade early Thursday to drug dealers he believes are using his town as a "safe haven" for their illegal trade.
Several local police departments will participate in the Drug Enforcement Administration's National prescription Drug Take-Back Day Saturday.
HOBART | The Hobart Police Department will be participating in the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
GARY | A sweep of northern Lake County communities Friday night quickly turned toward the city of Gary when a 19-year-old was gunned down in front of his home.
MICHIGAN CITY | Two men were arrested Thursday night after local and federal officials interrupted what looked like a drug deal, police said.
HAMMOND | A former local DEA agent agreed to dismiss a federal lawsuit Tuesday after alleging she was fired due to her sexual orientation, court documents state.
HAMMOND | A former employee of a Merrillville doctor was sentenced Friday to nearly 3 1/2 years in federal prison for illegally selling prescription pain medication.
MICHIGAN CITY | Hiawatha Wright didn't struggle as he was arrested on a warrant for three counts of allegedly dealing cocaine.
The Indiana State Police in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Administration will be collecting prescription drugs as part of the second annual National Take Back Initiative.
HAMMOND | A federal judge threw out part of a lawsuit Monday regarding a Merrillville-based gang leader killed in 2007 by a federal agent.
PORTAGE | A prescription drug drop-off box has been installed in the lobby of the Portage Police Department.
Hobart police Patrol Cmdr. Rick Zormier isn't going to cut slack to anyone caught distributing, selling or in possession of synthetic marijuana.
Veteran Hobart police officer Paul Peters has witnessed firsthand the dangerous effects of synthetic marijuana on teens.
CHICAGO | A recent investigation of the relationship between government authorities and former Chicago drug dealer and U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration informant David C. Headley -- a central figure in the plotting of the 2008 attacks in Mumbai -- has found that intelligence agencies dep…
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