LaPorte Man Arrested on Child Pornography, Child Exploitation Charges

Ronald E. Wheaton
Ronald E. Wheaton

A LaPorte man was arrested Monday afternoon after several police agencies served a state search warrant at his home.

Detectives with the Indiana State Police (ISP), ISP Crimes Against Children Detectives, North Mobile Forensic Vehicle, and the ISP K9 assisted the LaPorte City Police Department in serving the search warrant at 205 Woodward Street in LaPorte. It was there where officers found possible evidence that 34-year-old Ronald E. Wheaton was allegedly in the possession of child pornography.

Wheaton was arrested on preliminary charges of child pornography and child exploitation. He is currently in the LaPorte County Jail.

The investigation into this case is ongoing.