Beware: Obey road closure at Johnson and 400N or face the consequences

From the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office: The intersection of Johnson Road and County Road 400 North remains closed due to the ongoing construction project. Do not violate the ... Continue Reading →

Police conducting school bus safety patrols through Aug. 30

The LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office is conducting school bus safety patrols through August 30. Recently the sheriff’s office was awarded a Stop-Arm Violation Enforcement (SAVE) ... Continue Reading →

Sheriff’s office receives speed measurement devices from Criminal Justice Institute

Press release and photos provided  The Indiana Criminal Justice Institute recently distributed 1,000 new RADAR and LIDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) speed measurement devices to ... Continue Reading →

Springfield Twp. woman charged with stabbing man

A Springfield Township woman was charged Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, after a police found a man stabbed in a mobile home. Shannon King, 37, faces charges of Aggravated Battery (Level 3 ... Continue Reading →

4 departments battle smoky barn fire for hours

Firefighters from four area departments battle of large barn fire Saturday afternoon, Aug. 10, 2019, near Rolling Prairie. The call came in at about 4:30 p.m. and upon arrival firefighters ... Continue Reading →

Michigan City woman killed in hit-and-run; drunk driver soon caught   

A Michigan City woman was struck and killed by a car at the intersection of Jackson and Michigan streets, and the drunk driver who sped away was soon apprehended. Michigan City Police ... Continue Reading →

Michigan man killed in Monday motorcycle accident was driving drunk, police say

Billy Finney, 46, of Bridgman, MI, was killed in a motorcycle accident early Monday morning, July 29, 2019. According to the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office, Finney was found ... Continue Reading →

Police, Bolt for the Heart and Franciscan Health unite to raise funds to put a defibrillator in every police vehicle

LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office press release On July 23, 2019, Franciscan Health Michigan City hosted a news conference to announce the official kick-off of the inaugural Bolt ... Continue Reading →

UPDATE: Woman dies of injuries suffered in Rumely Street fire

LPFD update July 24, 2019: “In the morning hours of July 24, Kimberley Buczak 53, passed away as a result of injuries sustained from the fire at 1306 Rumely St. on July 22. Her ... Continue Reading →

LP CVS robbery suspect arrested after off-duty LP officer spots his car in South Bend

Press release from LaPorte City Police  “Detective Matt Drangmeister (pictured to the left of Chief Owens in photo) received a Commendation Award today (July 24, 2019). He was ... Continue Reading →