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High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area

GUEST COMMENTARY: Lake County needs single dispatch center

For more than a year, members of the One Region Public Safety Committee have been meeting to collectively assess and evaluate law enforcement functions within Lake, Porter, and LaPorte counties.

October 22, 2013 12:00 am

3 arrested on drug charges on Indiana Toll Road

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.

June 05, 2012 7:00 pm
Illegal immigrant nabbed on drug-buy trip, cops allege

Illegal immigrant nabbed on drug-buy trip, cops allege

PORTER | Authorities said an illegal immigrant residing in Michigan was arrested Sunday while driving to Chicago to pick up a large amount of marijuana.

March 19, 2012 1:59 pm
Broken syringe found during search at jail

Broken syringe found during search at jail

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.

March 14, 2012 2:30 pm Photos

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Women found with needles, bottled urine in car

PORTER | Two LaPorte County woman face drug charges after police said they found hypodermic needles and a container of "clean" urine in their car.

December 21, 2011 3:23 pm

Ex-DEA agent drops sexual orientation bias lawsuit

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.

November 15, 2011 8:32 pm
Uncontrollable 'bath salts' users a menace to cops, community, themselves

Uncontrollable 'bath salts' users a menace to cops, community, themselves

With names like Stairway to Heaven and Tranquility, synthetic street drugs dubbed bath salts give the impression of a serene high. But a video of a man who ingested the drug shows its effects are anything but.

September 01, 2011 6:00 pm Photos

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EDITORIAL: A double-barreled attack on drugs

Years of trying to add Porter County to the Lake County High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area finally succeeded in getting federal approval for the newly expanded effort.

June 22, 2011 12:00 am

Porter County joins federal drug enforcement effort

VALPARAISO | Officers from Porter County will be joining a collaborative effort to combat the proliferation of drugs and gang activity after being named a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area by the federal government Monday.

June 20, 2011 7:00 pm
Four charged with dealing meth in Hobart

Four charged with dealing meth in Hobart

HOBART | Police have arrested four people for allegedly operating a meth lab out of a home in the Oak Hill Trailer Park, 905 W. 37th Ave.

January 25, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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