CHESTERTON | A Valparaiso police officer working a special drug trafficking patrol recovered marijuana and a large amount of cash during a traffic stop Tuesday afternoon on Interstate 94.
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.
JACKSON TOWNSHIP | Porter County sheriff's police arrested three people on drug-related charges Monday while working drug interdiction patrols on the Indiana Toll Road.
PORTER | Authorities said an illegal immigrant residing in Michigan was arrested Sunday while driving to Chicago to pick up a large amount of marijuana.
BURNS HARBOR | A LaPorte man was placed on medical watch at the Porter County Jail after police believe the needle tip of a syringe may have broken off while concealed in his rectum.
The Lake County HIDTA now has expanded into Porter County, and with it comes cooperation between local and federal law enforcement.
Police stopped the Dodge Caravan in Merrillville. To the untrained eye, it was a minivan from Miami passing through to Chicago. But peeling back the passenger side rear corner panels revealed 2 kilograms of heroin -- which could sell for $160,000 on local streets.
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