Michael Mollenhauer, who currently serves as LaPorte County sheriff, will seek the Democratic nomination for LaPorte County Council District 1 in the May 2014 Primary.
Due to term limitations, Mollenhauer will be leaving the sheriff’s administration on Dec. 31, 2014. Mollenhauer stated in a news release that his 46 years of service to the community has given him knowledge of how local government works and said he would use that experience to watch over the financial wellbeing of LaPorte County.
Mollenhauer has served two terms as the sheriff of Laporte County, he was a veteran of the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office for 29 years and made it to the rank of Captain. He also served as the Chief of Police in Bremen and worked as security for the United States Marshall Service Federal Court.