A single car accident in La Porte County Thursday afternoon claimed the life of a La Porte man.Continue reading
A rural La Porte County woman was arrested on Saturday evening after she allegedly backed into a La Porte County Sheriff’s Department vehicle.Continue reading
A recent discovery of more than $144,000 allegedly associated with the drug trafficking industry ranks as one of the largest seizures ever recorded in the history of La Porte County law enforcement.
Authorities say that shortly before 3 p.m. on Tuesday, February 19th, La Porte County Deputy Wade Wallace initiated a traffic stop on a passenger vehicle on US 20, just west of CR 350.Continue reading
Three individuals are in the La Porte County Jail after several drugs and items associated with drug dealing were reportedly discovered during a traffic stop along US Highway 20 last Tuesday.Continue reading
As spring sets in, temperatures start to rise and winter ice and snow recede from the roadways, authorities report that drivers typically become more tempted to increase their speeds and take more risks behind the wheel.Continue reading
The La Porte County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division has concluded their investigation into the death of an 8-week-old infant and an arrest has been made.Continue reading
The death of an infant is under investigation by the La Porte County Sheriff’s Department.Continue reading
La Porte County Sheriff’s Department officers are investigating an armed robbery incident at the Family Express at 7687 W. U.S. 20 Wednesday night.Continue reading
A Walkerton man lost his life in a La Porte County accident on Thursday afternoon.Continue reading
LaPorte County Police have released the name of the man killed in a single-vehicle crash on County Road 1000 North Tuesday afternoon. Brandon Michael Biolette, 18, of New Buffalo, Michigan, died of blunt force trauma, according to LaPorte County Coroner Bob Cutler.
One person has died in a single vehicle accident in La Porte County.
A Valparaiso man died in a two-vehicle accident Wednesday night at the intersection of U.S. 6 and County Road 400 W. in rural Noble Township.
A teenager lost her life in a two vehicle accident at the intersection of State Road 8 and County Road 875 W. in La Porte County Sunday morning.
Officers from the La Porte County Sheriff’s Department, along with the Sheriff’s Office Fatal Alcohol Crash Team, are investigating a two-vehicle accident that resulted in a fatality.
Two people were injured in a three-vehicle accident at the intersection of U.S. 6 and U.S. 421 at the south junction in La Porte County Saturday morning.
An armed robbery incident is under investigation with the La Porte County Sheriff’s Department.
A driver led police on a pursuit Sunday night after a Hamlet Police officer attempted a traffic stop.
A LaPorte woman is missing.
A Silver Alert was issued Thursday in an investigation into the disappearance of MaryAnn Elizabeth Llewellyn. She is 50 years old, Caucasian, 5’4” tall, 98 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.
A nurse employed by Advanced Correctional Healthcare has been arrested for the Level 5 Felony of trafficking with an inmate after she allegedly snuck a cell phone into La Porte County Jail with the intention of delivering it.
A press release issued by the La Porte County Sheriff’s Office indicates that on Friday, March 16th, Jail administrative staff received information that an inmate within the jail was potentially in possession of a cellular telephone.
Upon receiving the information, an investigation was immediately launched and Detectives with the Criminal Investigations Division of the La Porte County Sheriff’s office were called to assist. Continue reading
Officers from the La Porte County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a crash that claimed the life of the driver Friday morning.
Police say a 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee driven by 64-year-old George W. Johnson, Jr. was traveling east on County Road 400 North, east of County Road 50 West, when it left the south side of the roadway, struck small trees, flipped end-over-end, and landed upright approximately 200 feet from where the Jeep initially left the roadway. As a result, the driver was ejected from the vehicle and was found lying next to the rear passenger side of the vehicle in a corn field.