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Portage police endorse Reynolds for sheriff

PORTAGE | The Portage Fraternal Order of Police Vernon Reibly Lodge No. 145 unanimously voted to endorse David M. Reynolds for Porter County Sheriff in the November election, according to a press release issued by Lodge President Emerito Beltran.

October 12, 2014 12:00 am

Portage police name liaison officer for boys and girls club

PORTAGE | The Portage Police Department and Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County’s Portage Unit have partnered with a shared goal of providing another resource to the youth of the Portage community.

October 06, 2014 12:30 pm

Portage police file answer in federal suit over police dog attack

HAMMOND | A Calumet City man is suing the Portage Police Department in U.S. District Court over what he contends was a brutal attack by a police dog during his apprehension.

September 11, 2014 9:21 pm

Fires send residents, police officer to hospital

PORTAGE | Two fires in less than 24 hours sent two residents and a police officer to the hospital for smoke inhalation.

August 29, 2014 1:19 pm
Police: Woman threatens man with BB gun at local business

Police: Woman threatens man with BB gun at local business

PORTAGE | A Monticello woman is facing multiple charges after witnesses said she confronted a man with a BB gun at his workplace Monday night.

August 26, 2014 11:55 am
Valparaiso police engage community in National Night Out

Valparaiso police engage community in National Night Out

VALPARAISO | Police officers walked around town Tuesday night to socialize with the people they serve for National Night Out.

August 05, 2014 3:53 pm Photos

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Man charged in Portage police chase

PORTAGE | Authorities on Tuesday approved charges against the man who led Portage police on a chase Monday afternoon before he was arrested in his driveway.

July 22, 2014 12:44 pm

Portage man taken into custody after chase

PORTAGE | A Portage man was taken into custody after he led police on a chase throughout Portage early Monday afternoon.

July 21, 2014 1:31 pm

Portage police seek suspect in pool vandalism

PORTAGE | Portage police are seeking information on the vandalism of a swimming pool in the 2200 block of Sandalwood Street.

July 16, 2014 10:50 am

Fundraiser planned for Portage police, fire dogs

PORTAGE | A fundraiser and Rock 'n Blues show will be held Aug. 2 to benefit the Portage Police K9s and Portage Fire Department dog Bosco.

July 13, 2014 12:00 am

Police vehicle involved in Wednesday's accident

PORTAGE | An accident in which a Hobart woman was severely injured and airlifted to a South Bend hospital is still under investigation.

July 11, 2014 11:00 pm
Portage police to begin carrying heroin antidote

Portage police to begin carrying heroin antidote

PORTAGE | Portage police officers will be adding another tool to their arsenal.

May 28, 2014 4:19 pm Photos

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Portage police seek suspect in sexual assault

PORTAGE | Police are seeking help in finding a man who bound, then sexually assaulted a woman in her apartment early Sunday morning.

May 27, 2014 11:47 am
FBI talking to man following alleged attack on Portage police

FBI talking to man following alleged attack on Portage police

PORTAGE | An initial hearing was continued until Friday morning after the FBI showed up at court Wednesday to talk to a Wisconsin man, accused of violently attacking Portage police officers during a traffic stop Tuesday and shouting God is great in Arabic.

May 21, 2014 2:15 pm Photos

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Local bartenders, servers learn role in preventing DUIs

Local bartenders, servers learn role in preventing DUIs

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | Bartenders, servers and liquor store clerks gathered Tuesday at the Porter County Expo Center to learn how to balance responsibility with the ability to make money.

May 06, 2014 11:35 am Photos

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Cops: Men had 12 pounds of pot in car

Cops: Men had 12 pounds of pot in car

PORTAGE | Two Ohio men were charged with felony possession of marijuana with the intent to deal after Portage police found 12 pounds of raw marijuana in their car following a traffic stop last week.

April 30, 2014 12:37 pm Photos

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Naked man spotted on roof of BMV arrested in Portage

Naked man spotted on roof of BMV arrested in Portage

PORTAGE | Portage police arrested a man reportedly running naked in the area of Willowcreek and Lute roads early Tuesday evening.

April 02, 2014 4:48 pm

Missouri man arrested during Portage SWAT raid

PORTAGE | A Missouri man wanted on three warrants for dealing cocaine by LaPorte County officials was arrested after a SWAT team raid on a local home early Sunday morning.

March 31, 2014 8:58 am
Valpo, Portage police share video training device

Valpo, Portage police share video training device

VALPARAISO | A police officer responding to a suspicious person call approaches a man standing next to his car. The car's hood is up, and the man says something to the officer, who turns and begins to walk away when the man suddenly whips out a gun and prepares to shoot at nearly point blank range.

March 17, 2014 5:45 pm Video Photos

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Portage police arrest five on drug, neglect charges

Portage police arrest five on drug, neglect charges

PORTAGE | Five people were arrested on multiple drug and neglect charges Wednesday afternoon.

February 13, 2014 9:50 am Photos

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