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