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Hoosiers have the right to live in peace. Yet, too many of our friends and neighbors are living in fear.
HAMMOND | A Chicago man was sentenced Thursday to 4.5 years in a federal prison.
DEMOTTE | Three people were arrested after police found a methamphetamine lab in the 800 block of Begonia Street, police said.
In small town and rural Indiana, you can see the gaunt, ghost people. They have rotting teeth. They drive beat up pickup trucks and old Pontiacs, sometimes with kids standing in the backseat. They can be tracked on a ritual tour of drug stores.
HAMMOND | A Chicago man entered a plea agreement Tuesday in a federal drug case.
LAKE STATION | Five individuals suspected of operating a methamphetamine lab were charged through Lake County criminal court.
LAKE STATION | Five people suspected of operating a methamphetamine lab were in custody Wednesday following a drug raid at a Lake Station house in the 3300 block of Arizona Street, police said.
GARY | Officials rolled out campaigns Thursday that aim to put an end to smurfing and prescription drug abuse.
LAPORTE | A LaPorte man on Friday was sentenced in connection with methamphetamine being made in a home where his son begged him to stop.
HAMLET | A man suspecting his neighbor was operating a meth lab called LaPorte County Police, who soon made two arrests.
HAMMOND | A Mexican man was sentenced to more than three years in prison for federal methamphetamine dealing charges, according to a judgement filed Monday.
Why would mayors around the state support mass transit legislation that only affects central Indiana residents?
Welcome to Indiana, the Methamphetamine State.
HAMMOND | A Mexican citizen has agreed to plead guilty to a methamphetamine dealing charge that originated with a Merrillville traffic stop, federal court records show.
HAMMOND | A Griffith man has been sentenced to about 10 years in federal prison for possessing and distributing at least 500 grams of methamphetamine.
LAPORTE | A LaPorte boy begged his father to stop cooking methamphetamine, with its toxic vapors, inside their home, according to court documents released Friday.
HAMMOND | A Griffith man filed an agreement with federal prosecutors Friday, admitting to possessing with intent to sell at least 500 grams of methamphetamine.
HOBART | The methamphetamine lab operation uncovered in Hobart a year ago is an example of an area crime trend, Chief Judge Philip Simon said.
VALPARAISO | A 54-year-old Kouts man was sentenced to six years behind bars Monday after pleading guilty to a felony count of manufacturing methamphetamine.
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