The LaPorte County Metro Task Force have located and arrested a wanted fugitive in the City of LaPorte. On Thursday, March 10th, Metro Operation investigators developed information concerning the whereabouts of 25-year-old Bryan Lumpp. Lumpp had been listed on the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office Top Ten Wanted list.
Bryan Lumpp had been wanted on five outstanding criminal warrants for Failure To Appear. The charges for which he failed to appear include one Domestic Battery charge, three Resisting Law Enforcement charges, four Battery charges, a Public Intoxication charge, one Theft charge and one count of Residential Entry.
Lumpp was found hiding inside a home which is located in the 400 block of Rockwood Street in LaPorte and he was taken into custody without incident. During a search that was conducted incident to his arrest, more than 100 small bags which contained a substance that had the appearance of heroin were located on and near his person. The contents of the bags were later field tested and tested positive for heroin. Based upon that seizure, he was also charged with Possession of a Schedule 1 Drug With The Intent to Deliver, a Class A Felony. He was transported to the LaPorte County Jail where he is being held without bond.
This case remains open and additional arrests are anticipated.