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Meth Arrests Keep Stacking Up

(La Porte County, IN) - The number of arrests for methamphetamine is like trying to guess how many jelly beans are in a glass container.  One of the latest cases emerged on Thursday.


According to La Porte County Police, 63-year-old Richard Baney was grabbed because a warrant was out for his arrest. The warrant turned up when he was approached by police in Saint Joseph County, who turned him over to authorities in La Porte County.


During a jail search, police said the Trail Creek resident was found with a large amount of methamphetamine. The crystal-like substance was in two bags allegedly underneath his clothing.


According to court records, the warrant was for unlawful possession of a syringe and possession of marijuana.  Baney is being held without bond.

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