Deputies Hahn and Miko complete K-9 training

Photo and information provided LaPorte County Sheriff’s Deputy Andrew Hahn and his new K-9 partner, Miko, recently graduated from K-9 school at Vohne Liche Kennels in Denver, IN. ... Continue Reading →

Man apparently high on drugs crashes car into Zelden’s, Schmitt’s in downtown LaPorte

A couple of downtown LaPorte institutions, Zelden’s Shoes and A.J. Schmitt Jewelry, need some unexpected facade work after an impaired driver hit the two storefronts Wednesday night, ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte woman who ran daycare in her home faces felony charge of hitting 4-year-old

A LaPorte woman who ran a daycare service in her home has been charged with the battery of a 4-year-old child under her care. Billie Krueger, 29, operated the daycare at 201 Roosevelt ... Continue Reading →

Recent Prescription Drug Take Back Day yielded 51.5 pounds of pills

On April 27, 2019, the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office and a group of area high school students teamed up to host National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, accepting unwanted and ... Continue Reading →

LP County officers nab felon with loaded gun in car on U.S. 20

Information from LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office A driver traveling through LaPorte County on U.S. 20 May 13, 2019, was arrested after a gun was found in his car and police learned ... Continue Reading →

Semi fails to stop on 20 at Fail, rear-ends another semi

Photo and information from LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office One driver was injured when a semi plowed into the rear end of another on U.S. 20 at Fail Road Tuesday, May 14, 2019, ... Continue Reading →

Man wanted for child solicitation in LP County is apprehended in Chicago

A man long wanted on a charge of felony child solicitation in LaPorte County was apprehended May 10, 2019, in Chicago. Lee T. Hall, 50, was taken into custody by members of the Fugitive ... Continue Reading →

Cops ‘n Bobbers event yields 29 fish, but mainly time with kids

Photos and information from Capt. Bill Degnegaard, LaPorte Police Dept. The fish were cold but the hot dogs, burgers and smiles were warm Saturday morning, May 11, 2019, for the annual ... Continue Reading →

Westville PD assists Law Enforcement United in ride to honor fallen officers

In the top photo, the riders stop to pay their respects at the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office. Pictured on the far left, in uniform, is Jamestown Town Marshal Aaron Clapp, ... Continue Reading →

Boy apprehended minutes after attempted armed robbery at LP Long John Silver

A 12-year-old boy was taken into custody shortly after an attempted armed robbery at Long John Silver, 602 J St., LaPorte, on April 30, 2019, at about 11:30 a.m. The suspect was armed ... Continue Reading →