LaPorte Man Arrested after State Police Find Drugs in Motel Room

These items were collected from the bust at a LaPorte motel

A LaPorte man was arrested Tuesday after Indiana State Police received a tip about illegal drug activity.

State Police Troopers were called to a motel on State Road 39 in LaPorte County. During the course of the investigation, a K9 was utilized and 3.2 pounds of marijuana was located. Drug paraphernalia and $1,917 was also located in a rented room and a vehicle.

Dennis P. Vanmeter, 58, of LaPorte, was arrested and has preliminary charges of Dealing Marijuana, Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Paraphernalia. He was booked into the LaPorte County Jail.

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