La Porte man arrested for OWI after rear-ending La Porte woman’s car, causing injury

  A La Porte man was arrested Dec. 3 for operating while intoxicated with prior conviction after his vehicle rear-ended another on Ind. 2 at Fail Road. According to the La Porte ... Continue Reading →

Man who shot at La Porte County officers on Thanksgiving is charged with attempted murder

  Indiana State Police announced Dec. 4 that charges have been filed against Siad H. Berry II, 42, from Knox, who fired shots at La Porte County officers on Thanksgiving evening ... Continue Reading →

Wanted felon had loaded gun in his car when arrested

  A La Porte County Sheriff’s deputy arrested a wanted felon and found a loaded pistol in his car during a traffic stop Nov. 27. Deputy Wade Wallace stopped Jeffery W. Wade, ... Continue Reading →

Man shot to death in Michigan City

  A 26-year-old man was found shot to death in a Michigan City home Wednesday, Nov. 25. The man was identified by Michigan City Police as Micah Garrett of Michigan City. Police ... Continue Reading →

Wanted man exits still-moving SUV, which then hits police vehicle

Information from Michigan City Police Department A wanted man was apprehended after getting out of his still-moving SUV, which then hit a Michigan City Police squad car, on Nov. 20. Officer ... Continue Reading →

1 dead, 3 hurt in 2 successive crashes on U.S. 20

Two crashes involving a total of six vehicles resulted in one death and three injuries on Nov. 20, 2020. Brian E. Klingerman, 62, of Bremen, Ind., died of his injuries after the first ... Continue Reading →

Michigan City Police apprehend felon with gun

On the afternoon of Nov. 16, Michigan City Police officers Matthew Babcock and Steven Kolarczyk were in the area of St. John Road and  Franklin Street when they saw a white Ford Fusion ... Continue Reading →

Michigan City man arrested after gun found in car

A Michigan City man was charged with Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Level 5 Felony, and Resisting Law Enforcement, Level A Misdemeanor, after being stopped by police on Nov. 11. ... Continue Reading →

2 city officers promoted to corporal

The City of La Porte Police recently promoted two officers, according to Chief Paul Brettin. Officer Matt Drangmeister was promoted to corporal following the retirement of Corporal ... Continue Reading →

La Porte man dies when truck hits pole, tree

Photo and information from La Porte County Sheriff’s Office A La Porte man was killed early the morning of Nov. 11 when his pickup truck left the road and struck several objects, ... Continue Reading →