One juvenile shot, another in custody after incident near F and 4th streets

La Porte Police press release In the early morning hours of 1/26/20, officers with the La Porte City Police were dispatched to the area of F and 4th streets in regards to shots fired. ... Continue Reading →

Ohio woman, New York man arrested, drugs seized during county’s part in Domestic Highway Enforcement program

Press release and photos provided The La Porte County Sheriff’s Office announces the arrests of an Ohio woman and a New York man for drug and weapon offenses. On Jan. 21, 2020, ... Continue Reading →

52 illegally possessed firearms seized in 2019

Information provided The La Porte County Drug Task Force announces the seizure of 52 illegally possessed handguns in 2019. These efforts were joint operations involving the task force, ... Continue Reading →

Sheriff’s association scholarships open to students studying criminal justice

La Porte County Sheriff John T. Boyd has announced that the Indiana Sheriffs’ Association will again be awarding college scholarships to qualified high school seniors or college students ... Continue Reading →

Motorist found to have $17,000 in illegal drugs in his car

Michigan City Police Department press release On Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, Edward Lee Sanders, 46, was arrested on drug and weapons possession charges. Shortly after 5 p.m. on Jan. 2, ... Continue Reading →

County deputy finds himself part of the crash

Sheriff’s office information and photo A La Porte County deputy’s squad car was hit with not a rock, not a box, but a farm irrigation system tower Jan. 7, 2020, on Ind. ... Continue Reading →

UPDATE: Body found in pond is ID’d, death ruled a homicide

UPDATE JAN. 6: The identity of the deceased man is Joseph Clopton, 47, of Chicago, according to authorities. Clopton went missing on December 12 and was reported missing on December ... Continue Reading →

Extrication needed for both drivers involved in Jan. 2 crash

WNLP story by Mike Kellems Emergency responders were called to the 8000 W. block of County Road 400 N. at approximately 10:35 a.m. Thursday morning, Jan. 2, 2020, for a two-vehicle ... Continue Reading →

Wind fuels garage fire that lit the sky Monday night, Dec. 30

Photos and info by Mike Kellems Firefighters battled strong winds and heavy flames while fighting a garage fire late Monday night, Dec. 30, 2019. Coolspring Township firefighters ... Continue Reading →

New EMS station goes up to replace new EMS station

WNLP photos and story by Bob Wellinski  A crew from Pavey Excavating has brought down the La Porte County EMS building, located on the northwest corner of Tyler and State streets, ... Continue Reading →