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Three arrested following meth lab bust in DeMotte

DEMOTTE | Three people were arrested after police found a methamphetamine lab in the 800 block of Begonia Street, police said.

March 24, 2014 5:21 pm

Indiana's two-year budget, plethora of new laws take effect July 1

INDIANAPOLIS | Happy fiscal new year, Hoosiers!

June 30, 2013 7:00 pm
OFFBEAT: Pine Pox Theater '25 Saints' offers glimpse into meth messed up lives

OFFBEAT: Pine Pox Theater '25 Saints' offers glimpse into meth messed up lives

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

February 23, 2013 12:00 am

Whiting mayor asks state lawmakers to trust local leaders

INDIANAPOLIS | Whiting Mayor Joe Stahura and mayors across the state have a message for the Indiana General Assembly — trust us.

December 05, 2012 6:38 pm

Ind., Ill., attorneys general meet about meth, synthetic drug abuse

EVANSVILLE | Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller and Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan today convened an interstate summit to tackle the region’s growing threat of small-batch methamphetamine production and increasing use of synthetic drugs. They said coordinated strategies will bette…

June 19, 2012 5:57 pm

Hammond man is sentenced to 10 years in trafficking case

HAMMOND | A Hammond man was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in federal prison for drug trafficking, federal court records state.

February 28, 2012 12:29 pm

Defendants agree to plead guilty in Hobart meth case

HAMMOND | A Hobart woman agreed Wednesday to plead guilty in federal court to possession of pseudoephedrine, a chemical used to manufacture meth, federal court records state.

September 21, 2011 5:30 pm

Lawmakers vote to restrict sale of ingredient to make meth

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled General Assembly agreed Friday to restrict the sale of a key ingredient in the production of methamphetamine.

April 29, 2011 7:15 pm

House endorses computer tracking of meth ingredient

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana retailers may be required to run an instant computer check before selling a key ingredient in the production of methamphetamine.

April 08, 2011 7:15 pm

Kouts man appeals 15-year drug ring sentence

HAMMOND | A Kouts man sentenced to 15 years in prison for his part in a widespread meth ring is appealing his judgment while criticizing how his lawyer handled the case.

March 24, 2011 5:45 pm

Meth trafficking ring leader gets 22 years in prison

HAMMOND | A Crown Point man who led a national meth ring told a federal judge Wednesday he was thankful for getting caught.

March 16, 2011 7:00 pm

Man gets 15 years for role in meth ring

HAMMOND | A federal judge sentenced a Kouts man to 15 years in prison Friday for his role in a massive meth conspiracy.

March 04, 2011 11:15 pm

Meth ring leader's girlfriend gets three years in prison

HAMMOND | In the five years Stacy Simpson dated meth trafficker Richard "Tricky" Kasper, she all but disappeared from the lives of her family and lost everything from custody of her children to her teeth.

February 25, 2011 12:00 am

Meth ringleader's brother-in-law gets credit for time served, supervised release

HAMMOND | Supporters of a Cedar Lake man who supplied meth ingredients to a family member spilled happy tears in federal court Tuesday after a judge's sentence made it possible for him to be home for the holidays.

November 30, 2010 6:15 pm

Porter County man sentenced to more than 5 years in meth case

HAMMOND | Three phone calls landed a Hebron man in prison.

November 20, 2010 12:00 am

Judge gives woman 'really big break'

HAMMOND | Brandi May walked out of federal court in tears Thursday morning after a federal judge gave her a "really big break" by sentencing her to probation instead of prison for her role in distributing ingredients that fueled a local meth ring.

October 08, 2010 12:00 am

State police create meth investigative website

BRISTOL | The battle against the production of methamphetamine is now being fought online with a web-driven investigative tool called the Indiana Methamphetamine Investigation System, or IMIS.

August 14, 2010 11:30 am

Kouts couple sentenced for aiding meth cooks

HAMMOND | A Kouts couple charged in a 2008 methamphetamine production sting in Porter County were sentenced Tuesday to more than three years in prison.

July 28, 2010 12:00 am
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