2 brothers, 1 other man charged with dealing cocaine


Press release from La Porte County Drug Task Force

Jeff Marshall

Jeremy Marshall

During the past several months, members of the La Porte County Drug  Task Force have been investigating an organization associated with the sale and distribution of cocaine throughout La Porte County. Over the course of this investigation, detectives identified people tied to this organization. 

On April 19, 2021, Members of the task force, Michigan City Police and La Porte County Sheriff’s Office arrested brothers Jeremy Marshall, 35, and Jeff Marshall, 36, both of Michigan City. Officers found cocaine, marijuana, drug paraphernalia and money in the brothers’ residence.


On April 25, task force members and police arrested Terry Shorter, 33, of Michigan City after a traffic stop. Officers later found cocaine, marijuana, drug paraphernalia and money in his residence as well.

Both Marshall brothers were charged with Dealing in Cocaine or a Narcotic Drug, Level 2 Felony and were being held at La Porte County Jail on a $50,000 cash bond. Shorter was charged with Dealing in Cocaine, Level 3 Felony, and was being held at the jail on a $25,000 cash bond.

Michigan City Police Chief Dion Campbell said, “I could not be more proud of the  previous and continued work by the members of the La Porte  County Drug Task Force. This unit continues to be dedicated to eradicating illegal drugs not only in Michigan City, but throughout La Porte County. The investigations conducted by the task force have undoubtedly made La Porte County a safer place.” 

The task force asks anyone with information about criminal activity to contact it at 219-873-1488 or via social media. The public may also contact the La Porte County Prosecutor’s Office to report such activity via Facebook Messenger or through its crime tip hotline at 219-873-1488. You may also call the WeTip Hotline for General Crime (800) 78- CRIME and possibly receive a reward upon an arrest and conviction. All WeTip call information is sent directly to the prosecutor’s office. You may always ask to remain anonymous.

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