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Drug Seizure Totals Released

(La Porte County, IN) - Drug investigators in La Porte County have been busy taking drugs off streets.  The La Porte County Drug Task Force has released its statistics from 2020.


Last year, 1.3 pounds of cocaine, one third of a pound of heroin and 1.8 pounds of

methamphetamine were seized by the task force.  More than 58 pounds of marijuana were also confiscated.


According to the task force, there were also 129 people arrested by the group and more than 60 firearms seized.  The task force is made up of officers from Michigan City, the La Porte County Sheriff’s Office and La Porte City Police.  Federal authorities are also part of the group.

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