Showing: 1-20 of 14


Man tased, arrested for resisting, disorderly conduct

PORTAGE | A Portage man who, according to a police report, became belligerent with police was shocked by a stun gun and arrested late Monday night.

September 02, 2014 7:30 pm
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


Hebron approves pay hikes for police

HEBRON | For the first time in five years, the town's Police Department will receive raises in January.

November 23, 2013 6:00 pm

Jorgensen, Maassel win new terms on school board

VALPARAISO | The selection of the City Council's appointee to the Valparaiso School Board was accomplished Monday without the anger of the Center Township Board's appointment to the board last week.

June 24, 2013 7:43 pm

Crown Point man dies after Taser strike by Thornton police

THORNTON | A man was pronounced dead Sunday at a hospital after Thornton police used a Taser to subdue him during an arrest, officials said.

June 10, 2013 11:35 am
PHIL WIELAND: Saving NIRPC from those alligator jaws

PHIL WIELAND: Saving NIRPC from those alligator jaws

I can't help but wonder if Portage Mayor James Snyder was a fan of "Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom."

June 07, 2013 12:00 am

Portage chief defends actions in arrest of autistic woman

PORTAGE | Portage Police Chief Troy Williams said officers involved in the Tasering and arrest of a developmentally disabled woman Friday morning acted appropriately.

June 04, 2013 11:49 pm
Portage police arrest, shock man with a Taser at tavern

Portage police arrest, shock man with a Taser at tavern

PORTAGE | A Chicago man who brought his own liquor to a local  bar early Monday morning ended up being arrested and shocked with a Taser when he became combative with police.

February 25, 2013 6:15 pm

Police use Taser on man who struggled with officers

PORTAGE | Police responding to a complaint of loud music found a man passed out on a floor next to a revolver.

January 15, 2013 3:07 pm

Porter County crime briefs

Construction materials taken from residence in Portage

January 07, 2013 6:30 pm

Portage man Tasered after resisting police

PORTAGE | A Portage man faces a list of charges after allegedly being caught rummaging through a vehicle and then trying to flee police.

December 19, 2012 12:00 am

LaPorte County investigating Taser use on pregnant inmate

An investigation was still ongoing Tuesday into a miscarriage discovered after a pregnant LaPorte County Jail offender was shocked with a Taser.

December 04, 2012 3:21 pm
Taser blasts subdue man in hotel fracas

Taser blasts subdue man in hotel fracas

PORTAGE | A Lakes of the Four Seasons man was jolted four times with a Taser early Sunday after police said he harassed a hotel employee and kicked a state trooper in the face.

January 30, 2012 7:45 pm

Man Tasered after chase

LAPORTE | Police Tasered a man early Wednesday after he led them on a high-speed chase, got out of his vehicle and failed to obey orders to lie down, authorities said.

October 12, 2011 7:30 pm
Follow The Times

Latest Local Offers

Featured Businesses



Do you think the Lake County Solid Waste Management District should pay its new director less than its former director?

View Results