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  • Multiple vehicles and buildings struck by gunfire in the 2100 block of Goldfinch Lane - January 18, 2021 at 11:58 am

    On January 17th , 2021 at approximately 06:28 P.M. is when officers from Uniform Patrol Shift 2 responded to the 1700 block of Goldfinch Lane for a report of gunshots being fired. Officers found multiple vehicles and buildings struck by gunfire upon their arrival. No one was reportedly injured as a result of this incident. Officers canvased the area for evidence and located numerous spent ammunition cartridges laying on the Read more…

  • Robbery Results In Bodily Injury - January 18, 2021 at 11:57 am

    On January 15th, at approximately 7:29 P.M. is when officers from Uniform Patrol Shift 2 responded to the 500 block of Center Street for a subject that had been battered during a robbery. Officers found a 40-year-old male victim who was severely bleeding from multiple lacerations to his head and right hand up on their arrival. Officers learned the suspect and victim were both together at a residence in the Read more…

  • Police Investigating Crash - January 18, 2021 at 11:56 am

    The Valparaiso Police are currently on scene of a personal injury crash, involving a semi-truck and East Porter County School Corporation bus.  The only injury reported is minor, involving a student that was on the bus.  Early reports indicate the bus was traveling westbound, crossing State Road 49 on Burlington Beach Rd., when the semi-truck disregarded the red light while traveling northbound through the intersection.  East Porter County Schools have Read more…

  • Trooper Struck While Investigating Crash on I-80 - January 18, 2021 at 11:22 am

    For the third time in as many weeks, an Indiana State Trooper has been struck while investigating a prior crash. This morning at 4:07 a.m., troopers from the ISP Lowell Post were investigating a multiple vehicle crash on I-80/94 eastbound at the 1.7 mile-marker.  As a result of this crash, the right three lanes were blocked as one of the vehicles stalled and was unable to be moved from the Read more…

  • TRAFFIC STOP PRODUCES FELONY DRUG ARRESTS - January 18, 2021 at 11:20 am

    On January 16, 2021, at approximately 3:45 AM, Sergeant Jon Burger was traveling northbound on Franklin Street, north of CR 400 North.  He began to travel behind a silver Honda passenger vehicle.  The vehicle caught the attention of Sergeant Burger due to a license plate not being visible.   A traffic stop was initiated along Franklin Street, south of US 20.  Once the vehicle had stopped, Sergeant Burger observed a temporary license plate that Read more…