MCPD SCU conclude drug investigation, arrest and charge suspect

Posted on: May 12th, 2016 by [email protected] No Comments

On Wednesday, the Michigan City Police Department Street Crimes Unit (SCU) announced the conclusion to a narcotics investigation located just blocks away from the Michigan City Police Department’s new headquarters. In March 2016, SCU initially received numerous drug activity complaints from the public regarding possible narcotics activity from someone known as “Lil Lord” later identified as being 16 year old Derek Allen Lott III of 804 Cleveland Ave. SCU was able to penetrate Mr. Lott’s narcotic distribution operation and Lott was then arrested and charged with two counts of Dealing in a Narcotic Drug (Level 5 Felony) and Dangerous Possession of a Firearm (Level 5 Felony). Mr. Lott is currently being held at the La Porte County Jail on a bond set at $15,000 cash only. Mr. Lott is scheduled to appear in La Porte County Superior Court #1 on Tuesday, May 17th, at 9am for his initial court appearance.


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