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Portage man charged after trying to flee traffic stop, dragging officer

Portage man charged after trying to flee traffic stop, dragging officer

HOBART | A Portage man was charged this week with resisting law enforcement and criminal confinement after allegedly dragging a Hobart officer during a traffic stop, police said. 

October 08, 2014 1:32 pm
Police investigating traffic stop involving Gary official

Police investigating traffic stop involving Gary official

GARY | Indiana State Police is probing a Saturday morning traffic stop involving Gary's director of communications. 

June 17, 2014 2:35 pm

Police: Driver hit officer, rammed squads, resisted arrest

PORTAGE | A driver was arrested Tuesday after hitting a Portage police officer, hitting four squad cars and shouting, "There is only one true God" and "Allah Hu Akbar," as officers pulled him from his vehicle, authorities said.

May 20, 2014 8:00 pm

Man facing drug charges following traffic stop on I-80/94

GARY | A 23-year-old man is facing charges of dealing in cocaine and possession of cocaine after police found five bricks of the drug in the car he was driving, authorities said. 

April 28, 2014 3:37 pm

EDITORIAL: Regional efforts help police fight crime

Northwest Indiana has entered a new era of regional cooperation when it comes to police work. It's paying off.

January 28, 2014 12:00 am

Chicago man pleads guilty in federal drug case

HAMMOND | A Chicago man entered a plea agreement Tuesday in a federal drug case. 

January 21, 2014 8:31 pm
STOP Team anti-crime approach 'like fishing'

STOP Team anti-crime approach 'like fishing'

GARY | It started with just a look. A "funny," quick glance the driver gave to Gary police Officer Don Briggs. But it was enough.

August 28, 2013 6:30 pm Photos

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Appeals court rules cracked tail lamp not enough for police stop

Appeals court rules cracked tail lamp not enough for police stop

INDIANAPOLIS | A dime-size hole showing a bit of white light through an otherwise functional red vehicle tail lamp does not justify a police stop, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Monday.

August 05, 2013 10:44 am Related
Indiana Supreme Court OKs stops for too-dark windows, even if tint is legal

Indiana Supreme Court OKs stops for too-dark windows, even if tint is legal

INDIANAPOLIS | Motorists with tinted vehicle windows may find themselves getting pulled over more often following a recent Indiana Supreme Court ruling.

July 07, 2013 5:45 pm Related
False imprisonment judgment upheld against state police

False imprisonment judgment upheld against state police

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Court of Appeals has upheld a $300,000 civil judgment against the Indiana State Police after a trooper was found to have falsely imprisoned two Northwest Indiana men following a traffic stop on the Indiana Toll Road in Porter County.

January 28, 2013 12:00 am Related
Sister arrested after Gary woman found dead in passenger seat

Sister arrested after Gary woman found dead in passenger seat

GARY | The sister of a woman found dead Thursday in a vehicle during a traffic stop in Gary has been arrested, said Gabrielle King, Gary police public information officer.

December 07, 2012 6:20 pm Photos

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Men impersonating cops pull over, rob woman on Borman

HAMMOND | Indiana State Police are warning drivers to be cautious after they received a report Saturday that a woman was robbed on Interstate 80/94 by two men impersonating police.

February 12, 2012 5:00 pm

Police: Cops found $266K in car during I-80/94 traffic stop

PORTER COUNTY | A woman was arrested Monday after Lake County sheriff's officers discovered about $266,000 in the car she was driving, police said.

May 17, 2011 6:05 pm
STOPS training for Hobart cadets a matter of life and death

STOPS training for Hobart cadets a matter of life and death

HOBART| The simple act of pulling over a driver to issue a traffic citation can turn deadly, cadet Christopher Prevatte has learned.

April 21, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Jasper Co. traffic stop leads to weapons charges

A Wednesday afternoon traffic stop on Interstate 65 in Jasper County led to the discovery of a handgun and the arrests of two men.

March 24, 2011 6:50 pm

State troopers net cocaine in I-65 stop south of Lowell

A traffic stop by Indiana State Police on Interstate 65 resulted in the arrest of two men accused of possessing cocaine Monday morning.

March 21, 2011 11:02 am

Traffic stop nets sheriff $440,000

A traffic stop Monday netted $440,000 -- the Lake County sheriff's biggest single cash seizure in the agency's history, Sheriff Rogelio "Roy" Dominguez said.

October 17, 2007 12:00 am
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