In an update to a story WIMS has been following, The La Porte County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of 47 year old Jeffrey J. Bilyak of Chesterton following an investigation by members of the Sheriff’s Office Fatal Alcohol Crash Team (FACT) and Detective Bureau. The criminal arrest warrant was issued for Bilyak for the following charges: Operating A Vehicle While Intoxicated Causing Death, Reckless Homicide and two counts of Operating A Vehicle While Intoxicated Resulting In Serious Bodily Injury. Wednesday, Bilyak surrendered himself at the La Porte County Jail for the above listed charges on the arrest warrant. Bilyak remains lodged in the La Porte County Jail on a cash only bond of $20,205 dollars through La Porte Circuit Court. Arrests and charges are mere accusations. Every person is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.
April 12th, 2018|Local News|