Man arrested after police find heroin in LaPorte house

A Michigan City man was arrested in LaPorte April 21, 2017, and subsequently charged with possession of heroin, Level 6 Felony, and theft, Level 6 Felony. The theft charge stemmed ... Continue Reading →

Michigan City Police officer who resigned in March now charged with repeated rape of mentally impaired LaPorte woman

April 25, 2017, press release from LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office:  The LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office and LaPorte County Prosecutor John Espar announced the arrest ... Continue Reading →

MC man shot by security guard in Franciscan Health parking lot

April 22, 2017, press release from Indiana State Police: Indiana State Police detectives and crime scene investigators, at the request of Michigan City Police Chief Mark Swistek, are ... Continue Reading →

Fail and 20 once again the site of a serious crash

Yet another serious crash has happened on U.S. 20, this one at Fail Road Wednesday morning, April 19, 2017. The LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office reports that at about 5:45 a.m., a ... Continue Reading →

Citgo on East Lincolnway robbed for 2nd time in 2 weeks

Information from LaPorte Police The Citgo station at 104 East Lincolnway was robbed for the second time in two weeks on Tuesday, April 18, 2017. This robbery occurred at about 3 a.m. ... Continue Reading →

Elderly Hanna man loses $5,000 in gift card scam

A Hanna man is out $5,000 after falling for a gift card scam, the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office reports. The 83-year-old man told police he received a call April 11, 2017, from ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte man killed when car breaks apart after hitting tree

Press release and photos from LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office On Thursday, April 13, 2017, at approximately 5:10 p.m., LaPorte County sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to ... Continue Reading →

Mayor Meer: MC drinking water has tested safe after Portage chemical spill

April 13, 2017, press release from Michigan City Police Department: Michigan City Mayor Ron Meer would like to update the City of Michigan City residents and visitors in regards to ... Continue Reading →

Seniors pursuing law enforcement-related fields may apply for Neil Thompson Scholarship

The LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for the Patrolman Neil Thompson Memorial Scholarship. A scholarship in the amount of $1,000 will be awarded to a ... Continue Reading →

Anthropologist solves LaPorte County’s Mystery of the Puzzling Patella

Information from LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office Columbo wasn’t available, so LaPorte County sheriff’s deputies responded to the home of Jerry Eapmon Jr. after he ... Continue Reading →