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Drug Conviction for La Porte Man in Federal Court

(South Bend, IN) - A La Porte man has been convicted in federal court for dealing drugs.


38-year-old Donta Bridges of La Porte was charged with multiple counts related to dealing heroin, cocaine, and methamphetamine, as well as being a felon in possession of a firearm.


The charges stemmed from activity in the fall of 2019. La Porte County’s Drug Task Force was credited with helping federal agents bring Bridges in.


Following a three-day trial in South Bend’s U.S. District Court, Bridges was found guilty. He will be sentenced in early January.

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