LaPorte Man Turns Himself in on Drug Charge

Kyle Shumate
Kyle Shumate

A LaPorte man turned himself into the LaPorte County Jail after a warrant was issued for his arrest on a charge of dealing in a schedule III controlled substance (suboxone) which is a Class B felony.

Kyle Shumate, 24, surrendered himself on Monday. He was released from jail after posting a $2,500 bond. Shumate will appear soon for an initial hearing in LaPorte County Circuit Court.

The warrant was issued as a result of an investigation that was initiated by the LaPorte County Metro Operations Unit. Additional arrests are anticipated.

If you have any potential drug activity to report to the LaPorte County Metro Operations Unit, call (219) 325-9022.