Creek Ridge-area vehicles targeted by thief/thieves

The LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a series of thefts from vehicles and other suspicious activity that has recently occurred in the 7000 to 8000 West block of ... Continue Reading →

Sheriff’s office is accepting applications for Thompson Scholarship

The LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for the Neil Thompson Memorial Scholarship. The $1,000 scholarship is available to any senior scheduled to graduate ... Continue Reading →

New MCPD Officer Axel has already made his first collar

Press release from MCPD Michigan City Police Chief Mark Swistek would like to proudly announce the newest member of the department’s K-9 force, Axel, and his partner, Officer Michael ... Continue Reading →

Man charged with drunk driving after plowing into Trail Creek BMV

Photo and information from Trail Creek Police A man was charged with operating while intoxicated after his truck put a sizable hole in the Indiana BMV branch at Evergreen Plaza in ... Continue Reading →

Man steals car at one gas station, then drives it to two others and robs them

Police are looking for a man who stole a car at one gas station, then committed armed robberies at two others early Tuesday, March 6, 2018. Michigan City Police said the black male ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte man convicted on 3 counts of dealing cocaine

LaPorte County Prosecutor John Espar announced in a press release that a LaPorte man has been convicted on several counts of dealing cocaine. Omar Dominguez’s two-day trial in LaPorte ... Continue Reading →

Your newest deputy ready to serve and protect: Bosco

Press release from LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office In late 2017, Deputy Jonathon Samuelson was selected as the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office’s newest K-9 handler. On Jan. 5, ... Continue Reading →

Learn CPR for free at one of these classes at LaPorte Fire Station 1

The LaPorte Fire Department invites you to learn CPR for free at one of the upcoming classes listed below. The free sessions are made available thanks to a generous grant from the Healthcare ... Continue Reading →

Just to be prepared, SWAT team practices at MC High School

Photos and information provided The Michigan City Police Department, in collaboration with Michigan City Schools, conducted an “Active Shooter” training session at Michigan City ... Continue Reading →

Officer who specializes in substance abuse prevention to speak at Civic March 20

Idaho Police Officer Jermaine Galloway, award-winning speaker on substance abuse prevention, will speak March 20 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the LaPorte Civic Auditorium. The public is ... Continue Reading →