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Prosecutor wants to shut down popular La Carreta restaurants

Prosecutor wants to shut down popular La Carreta restaurants

SCHERERVILLE | A prosecutor wants to shut down two popular Mexican restaurants in Merrillville and Schererville after police seized more than $139,000 from them during raids in November. Prosecutors in Lafayette and Indianapolis have filed civil forfeiture lawsuits to keep more $3.4 million…

February 19, 2014 6:09 pm Photos


As trial nears, attorneys argue about importance of restaurant's history

HAMMOND | The owners of the Paragon Restaurant are asking a judge to allow information about the previous owners in response to a motion filed in federal court.

November 04, 2013 8:30 pm

Prosecutors seek narrow arguments in Paragon case

HAMMOND | Prosecutors filed a motion this week asking a federal judge to not allow certain arguments in the case against the owners of a Schererville restaurant accused of housing workers who weren't in the country legally.

October 30, 2013 8:30 pm

California men arrested after police find $315K in vehicle

DEMOTTE | Two California men were arrested Thursday on Interstate 65 after officers found more than $300,000 in their vehicle, police said.

February 28, 2013 9:15 pm

Ex-criminal defense attorney sentenced to 3 years for money laundering

FORT WAYNE | Former criminal defense attorney Jerry Jarrett eluded sentencing for seven years while vigorously fighting his federal money laundering conviction.

December 07, 2011 9:00 am
Bond reduction denied in money laundernig case

Bond reduction denied in money laundernig case

VALPARAISO | A judge denied a request Tuesday to reduce the $25,000 cash bond for a Michigan woman who has been charged with felony money laundering.

July 05, 2011 2:51 pm

Gov't to expand bank rules for tracking money transfers

WASHINGTON | The Obama administration is proposing that banks report all electronic money transfers in and out of the country, expanding its anti-terrorism requirements for financial institutions.

September 27, 2010 2:01 pm
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