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Stings to target human trafficking

Stings to target human trafficking

A recent reverse-sting by the Hammond Police Department and the Lake County Sheriff's Department resulted in the arrest of four men for patronizing a prostitute. More operations targeting prostitution are planned in north Lake County. "It's not a victimless crime," Hammond Police Chief Brian…

August 02, 2013 5:12 pm
Lake County Sheriff's Department Marine Unit dedicates new vessel for use

Lake County Sheriff's Department Marine Unit dedicates new vessel for use

CROWN POINT | On July 19, Lake County Sheriff John Buncich dedicated a new vessel for use by the Lake County Sheriff’s Department Marine Unit. The vessel is described as a 2013 Silver Ships AM 800 Rigid-hull inflatable boat with a three sided pilot house. It is equipped with the latest marin…

July 23, 2013 2:57 pm Photos

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Lake County Marine Unit to staff Lake Michigan

Lake County Marine Unit to staff Lake Michigan

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Police Department Marine Unit will be staffed 24 hours per day at this time due to the high winds and waves on Lake Michigan, Sheriff Buncich reported. Officers will remain there to ensure no boats are on the lake. The waves are approximately eight feet at this …

October 30, 2012 10:52 am

Pet Oktoberfest slated for Oct. 20

CROWN POINT | Lake County Sheriff John Buncich announced today, the Lake County Sheriff’s Animal Adoption and Control Center is having their 2nd Annual Pet Oktoberfest on Saturday, October 20.

October 15, 2012 12:06 pm
Lake County Officer saves two lives in Gary fire

Lake County Officer saves two lives in Gary fire

CROWN POINT | Last night, at approximately 10:58 p.m., a house fire was reported in the 4300 block of West 45th Avenue in Gary, Indiana with occupants trapped inside.

September 28, 2012 3:20 pm

Lake County Posse Unit captures abandoned horses

CROWN POINT | On July 10, the Lake County Sheriff’s Department Posse unit captured 4 horses which had been turned loose by unknown individuals. The horses were malnourished and one had some injuries. They are now being fostered at a local farm. They have been seen by a veterinarian and their…

July 16, 2012 10:09 am

Sheriff Buncich announces June 18 kickoff for Summer Basketball League

CROWN POINT | Sheriff John Buncich announced today the June 18th Kick-off for his Summer Basketball League. Sheriff John Buncich, in partnership with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana is hosting a Summer Basketball League for girls and boys ages 6 to 14.

June 12, 2012 2:06 pm
Lake County Police and Dyer looking for accident information

Lake County Police and Dyer looking for accident information

CROWN POINT | On June 3, 2012 at approximately 3:30 am, Traffic Reconstruction Team Officers Sgt. John Verbich and Cpl. Mike Miller were requested at the scene of a fatal hit and run accident by the Dyer Police Department. The accident occurred at Calumet Avenue and Harrison Place involving …

June 11, 2012 11:23 am

10-year-old reports attempted abduction in Leroy

CROWN POINT | A 10-year-old boy reported an attempted abduction about 6 p.m. Wednesday in the 14100 block of Elkhart Street in Leroy.

June 07, 2012 3:08 pm
BNI's Sierra Bennett recipient of Indiana Sheriff's Association scholarship

BNI's Sierra Bennett recipient of Indiana Sheriff's Association scholarship

CROWN POINT | Sheriff John Buncich is pleased to announce Sierra Bennett, of Gary, is the recipient of a scholarship from the Indiana Sheriff’s Association.

June 05, 2012 1:45 pm
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