Last week, the La Porte County Drug Task Force announced the arrest of 35 year old Boyd D. Hartley III of New Carlisle following the execution of a search warrant in Michigan City. On Monday November 19th, The La Porte County Drug Task Force received information that Hartley was selling narcotics from a room at the Baymont Inn located in the 4100 Block of Franklin Street. The La Porte County Drug Task Force executed a search warrant, where a large quantity of methamphetamine was recovered, along with heroin, drug paraphernalia, and a large amount of money that was ultimately seized. Hartley is currently being held in The La Porte County Jail on a $50,000 cash only bond and is scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday November 27th. Two other occupants of the hotel room were also charged in reference to this investigation. 44 year old Sarah C. Williams of Michigan City was charged with Possession of Heroin a Level 6 Felony as well as an outstanding warrant through La Porte County for Theft Level 6 Felony, and 24 year old Savanna A. Williams of Michigan City was charged with Possession of Heroin a Level 6 Felony, Possession of a Syringe Level 6 Felony, as well as an outstanding warrant for Theft Level 6 Felony. The La Porte County Drug Task Force reminds citizens that they can submit tips anonymously through the social media sites of any local law enforcement agency as well as the crime tip hotline at 219-873-1488.
November 26th, 2018|Local News|