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Guilty Verdict for La Porte Child Abuser

(La Porte, IN) - The La Porte County Prosecutor’s Office is celebrating the conviction of another pedophile.


Michael Dumdey of La Porte was arrested last year on multiple counts of sexual abuse against a minor. This week, after hearing evidence, La Porte County Circuit Court Judge Tom Alevizos found Dumdey guilty on six counts of child molesting and exploitation, as well as eight counts of possessing child pornography.


Prosecutors say they’re confident that Dumdey will be locked up for the rest of his life after he is sentenced in December.


Deputy Prosecutor Julianne Havens tried the case. LaPorte Police Detective Victor Aguilar and victim advocate Gail Bos were credited with helping secure a guilty verdict.


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