Sheriff’s office promotes L. Scott Boswell to rank of sergeant

Information provided The LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office has promoted L. Scott Boswell to the rank of sergeant. Sergeant Boswell is a 1996 graduate of Chesterton High School. In ... Continue Reading →

Kerr said “grrr” and 2 arrests were made

Officer Kerr, one of the LaPorte Police Department’s four-footed members, sniffed his way to two arrests March 25, 2019, shortly after midnight. According to information from the ... Continue Reading →

Many tires, other trash discovered dumped in Patton Cemetery

The LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office has a strong message for dumpers: “NEWS FLASH: A cemetery is not a dumping ground for tires, unwanted household items and trash! “Yes, you ... Continue Reading →

Sheriff’s department releases 2018 crime, accident statistics

Information provided LaPorte County Sheriff John Boyd is announcing the release of the 2018 LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office Annual Report, which contains crime-related and statistical ... Continue Reading →

Man shot and killed in MC; suspect at large

Michigan City Police are searching for the shooter after a 27-year-old man was shot and killed in the early hours of March 30, 2019. Police said they were called to the 1000 block of ... Continue Reading →

Two hurt in U.S. 20 accident when car rear-ends SUV

A LaPorte woman and her passenger from South Bend were injured after the LaPorte woman’s car rear-ended an SUV on U.S. 20, west of CR 150 E, at about 11:30 a.m. Sunday morning, ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte Police mourn beloved K9 Rambo’s End of Watch

March 21 press release from LaPorte Police Department: It is with profound sadness that the LaPorte Police Department announces the passing of Police Service Dog Rambo “Bo” on ... Continue Reading →

MCPD asks for public’s help in identifying bank robber

Press release from Michigan City Police: On Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at approximately 1:48 p.m., a male entered Fifth Third Bank, 2604 Franklin St., Michigan City. He announced he ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte man charged with several counts of dealing cocaine out of his house

A Ridge Street resident faces felony charges of Dealing in Cocaine after authorities with a search warrant found drugs and a stolen handgun in his house. Thomas Anderson, 42, is being ... Continue Reading →

Fluky police call leads to interesting information

EDITOR’S NOTE: Every once in a while our local officers are called upon to investigate something unusual and just interesting. So it was on March 18, 2019, when Deputy Ken Etchison ... Continue Reading →