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Porter County Drug Task Force

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 1:36 pm

Women arrested in prostitution sting in M'ville

Seven women were charged with prostitution following an undercover sting at a Merrillville hotel earlier this month, police said.

February 28, 2013 12:00 am
Use of marijuana doesn't change, attitude does

Use of marijuana doesn't change, attitude does

Whether they call it kush, loud or weed, Officer Wilson Pierce can smell the freshly smoked marijuana on students as they file into their morning classes.

June 10, 2012 12:00 am Photos


Prescription drug abuse reaching 'epidemic' levels

Prescription drug abuse reaching 'epidemic' levels

PORTAGE | SWAT team members serving an arrest warrant for alleged drug dealing swarmed the home of a 56-year-old Portage man late last month. Inside that Central Avenue apartment, officers said they discovered a cache of drugs — not heroin or cocaine, but dozens of bottles of prescription pi…

June 03, 2012 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: A double-barreled attack on drugs

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.

June 22, 2011 12:00 am
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