Community corrections inmate charged with dealing drugs



A LaPorte County Community Corrections inmate was arrested Tuesday night, March 1, 2014, after heroin, cocaine and another drug were found in his vehicle during a traffic stop.

LaPorte County officers stopped a vehicle driven by Ronald E. Robison, 56, on U.S. 35 north of Johnson Road. Police dog Marko was brought to the scene and detected drugs. During a search, officers found crack cocaine, heroin and Suboxone, which is a Schedule III controlled substance, as well as a significant amount of cash.

Robison is charged with dealing cocaine or narcotic drug (heroin), Class A felony; dealing cocaine or narcotic drug, Class B felony; possession of a Schedule III controlled substance, Class D felony; and two counts of possession of a legend drug, Class D felonies.

Robison was being held in LaPorte County Jail without bond.

If you suspect drug activity in LaPorte County, call the Metro Operations Unit at 325-9022.

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