Sign your kids up now for Sheriff’s Camp for youths in August

Girls and boys ages 9 to 14 from LaPorte, Porter, Lake and Jasper counties are invited to attend the 4th annual Northwest Regional Sheriff’s Camp on Aug. 7-9 at Indiana Dunes State ... Continue Reading →

UPDATE: Puppy apparently died on its own of asphyxiation; no burglary

Photo and press releases from LaPorte Police UPDATE APRIL 10 FROM LAPORTE POLICE: “The LaPorte Police Department recently received a report of an alleged burglary that took ... Continue Reading →

Sheriff’s 2017 annual report reveals upticks in reported offenses, arrests, crashes and traffic citations

LaPorte County Sheriff John Boyd has issued the department’s 2017 Annual Report, which contains statistics in the following categories: calls for service; information in the areas ... Continue Reading →

Another infant, 2nd in 5 months, left in Coolspring Township Fire Dept. Baby Box

A second newborn, apparently healthy, has been left in the Coolspring Township Volunteer Fire Department Baby Box. The Baby Box automatic alarm notified emergency personnel that ... Continue Reading →

Michigan City man found with meth, heroin, morphine and pot is charged with dealing

A Michigan City man found unconscious in a car with drugs present was arrested April 6, 2018, by the LaPorte County Drug Task Force. Kyle Dilley, 27, is charged with Dealing Methamphetamine, ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte man charged with dealing cocaine

Press release submitted The LaPorte County Drug Task Force announces the arrest of Steven Britze, 28, of LaPorte, following an investigation. On Tuesday, March 27, 2018, the LaPorte ... Continue Reading →

Wintry conditions (ugh) cause havoc on U.S. 20, other highways

The LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office issued a warning Wednesday morning, April 4, 2018, urging all motorists to stay off U.S. 20. These photos posted by the sheriff’s office ... Continue Reading →

New officer joins LaPorte Police force

  Adam Jaskowiak was sworn in April 2, 2018, by LaPorte Police Chief Tom Owens. Adam is a graduate of the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy and previously served as an officer ... Continue Reading →

“Chimney inspectors” scam LaPorte County woman

Press release from sheriff’s office The LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office is alerting citizens of a scam. Earlier this month, a homeowner who resides in northern LaPorte County was ... Continue Reading →

Fire destroys house, garage, 2 vehicles on Long Lane

Photos and information from LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office A home on Long Lane was destroyed by fire early Thursday morning, March 29, 2018. No injuries were reported. Scipio ... Continue Reading →