A California man is accused of dealing or delivering marijuana, following a traffic stop on the Indiana Toll Road Tuesday afternoon. LaPorte County Police say they pulled over an eastbound passenger vehicle for several traffic violations.Continue reading
LaPorte County Police made two separate arrests for drug-related offenses Tuesday on the Indiana Toll Road. Officers say Amanda J. Salmons, 34, of Cortland, Ohio is accused of the Level 5 felony of dealing in marijuana, after a traffic stop allegedly turned up a large quantity of the drug.Continue reading
A LaPorte County traffic stop last Friday led to the arrest of a Pennsylvania man on suspicion of dealing meth. The LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office says a deputy pulled over a vehicle on the Toll Road after seeing it commit a pair of traffic infractions.Continue reading
A Michigan City man has been arrested in connection with Tuesday’s bank robbery in Wanatah. LaPorte County Police say Terry A. West Jr., 44, has formally been arrested for the Level 5 felony of robbery, following a formal police interview.Continue reading
A robbery at a Wanatah bank Tuesday morning has led to two people being taken into custody. LaPorte County Police say the robbery happened shortly before 11:00 at the Horizon Bank on West First Street.Continue reading
Two people were arrested on suspicion of dealing meth, after a traffic stop Wednesday afternoon in LaPorte County. Sheriff’s deputies say they saw a red Dodge Charger heading west on the Toll Road commit a pair of traffic infractions.Continue reading
Driving 160 miles per hour on the Indiana Toll Road landed a Wisconsin man in the LaPorte County Jail Tuesday evening, according to Indiana State Police. Trooper Dustin Eggert says he saw a Dodge Challenger Hellcat pass him at a high rate of speed heading east and then weave through traffic without using turn signals.
A crash between a semi and a passenger car on the Indiana Toll Road resulted in some life-threatening injuries and one fatality, according to an Indiana State Police report.
ISP Dispatch received a call of a collision between a semi and a passenger car around 7:13 a.m. on Friday, January 12th. The accident occurred near the 50-mile marker in the westbound lanes of the Indiana Toll Road, approximately one mile east of the LaPorte exit. Continue reading
An Indianapolis-based architecture and engineering firm will open a second office in LaPorte next week. RQAW says its new office officially opens Thursday.
A Knox man was one of four people arrested on meth-related charges, following a Thursday morning traffic stop in Porter County. Indiana State Police say it happened around 2:00 a.m. near the State Road 49 exit off the Indiana Toll Road.
U.S. 30 is likely to be upgraded to freeway standards in the next 10 years, so now’s the time for local residents to get together and offer their input. That’s what a consultant working with the statewide U.S. 30 Coalition told residents during an informational meeting Wednesday in Hamlet.
The LaPorte County Sheriff’s Department investigated a two vehicle accident on Johnson Road at the Indiana Toll Road on Tuesday morning.
Deputies were called to the scene at 8:29 a.m. CT where a 31-year-old driver from LaPorte was stopped at the stop sign, entered the intersection and was struck by a pickup truck. The pickup hit the driver’s side of the car, according to police. The driver and her children were transported to IU Health LaPorte Hospital. One child was subsequently airlifted to South Bend Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injures.
Johnson Road between County Road 400 West and County 500 West was closed for two hours while officers reconstructed the accident scene as part of their investigation.
The driver was cited for failure to yield the right of way.