| ||The Porter County Jail is under the jurisdiction of the Jail Division of the Porter County Sheriff's Department. The Porter County Sheriff's Department is located in Valparaiso, Indiana at 2755 State Road 49. The staff at the Porter County Jail consists of the Jail Staff, the Medical Staff and the Kitchen Staff. The Jail Staff, to name a few, consists of Lieutenant Mary Gaydos, Lieutenant J. Ryan Taylor, Lieutenant Kenton Young, Staff Sergeant Michael Malave, Sergeant David Cavanuaugh, Sergeant Jermey Juliano and Sergeant Greg Kasten. The Medical Staff Consists of Medical Director Kim House, Dawn Murray, Cashawn Walker and Christie Avila. Lastly, the Kitchen Staff consists of Dianne Patrick and Angie Rheinholtz.
Visitation hours at the Porter County Jail are from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm on Mondays to Fridays and from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm on Mondays to Thursdays. Furthermore, visitation is not held on legal holidays. If you would like to contact the Visitation Room at the Porter County Jail please call 219-477-3000 (Extension 3806).
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22, May 2013 - Porter Region thief gets OK for late appeal
INDIANAPOLIS | The untimely death of his attorney will enable an East Chicago man sentenced to 3.5 years in prison for an eight-month Highland crime spree to appeal his convictions despite missing a key deadline.
18, May 2013 - Porter NW Ind. woman pleads guilty in molestation of toddler
VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — A northwestern Indiana woman has pleaded guilty to molesting a 2-year-old boy and sending photographs to her boyfriend. Twenty-three-year-old Tara Tryon would be sentenced to 10 years in prison if a Porter County judge accepts a plea agreement.
17, May 2013 - Porter VIDEO: Police seek person who dumped 17 puppies on road
PORTER, Ind. (AP) — Police are looking for the person who dumped a mother dog and 17 puppies along a road near the dunes in northwest Indiana.
17, May 2013 - Porter Police seek person who dumped 17 puppies on Indiana road
PORTER — Karen Read stopped late Friday night when she saw a set of eyes in the road, reflected in her headlights.
10, May 2013 - Porter Deeds of the Fallen: ISP District 53 Post honors fallen officers
Each year in May, the Indiana State Police districts conduct memorial services to honor the memory of those who have died in the line of duty. On Wednesday, 46 names were read at the District 53 Post at Putnamville as ISP troopers, staff, retirees and supporters paid tribute to those fallen officers.
07, May 2013 - Porter Chesterton man dies in I-94 wreck
PORTER COUNTY — A collision between a car and box trailer on Interstate 94 at about 9:23 p.m. Tuesday resulted in the death of a Chesterton man. Indiana State Police said Sridhar R. Mothkur, 62, Chesterton, was driving a 2003 Lexus at a high rate of speed eastbound on Interstate 94 near the 29 mile marker when for unknown reasons the Lexus hit the rear of a box trailer on its driver’s side that ...
17, Apr 2013 - Porter Indianapolis mental health court being phased out
The decision to phase out a court in Indianapolis that helped mentally ill defendants with resources, counseling, medications and navigating their personal lives has some supporters concerned it will lead to longer jail stays and will costs taxpayers more
15, Apr 2013 - Porter Convicted terrorist calls WFAA reporter from prison
NEWS 8 EXCLUSIVE DALLAS –– Three-and-a-half years after being convicted of plotting to blow up the Fountain Place office tower downtown, Hosam Smadi called News 8 from a federal prison in Indiana to profess his innocence, arguing that he was “psychologically tortured” by the FBI. The evidence against Smadi is overwhelming. He thought he was remotely detonating a fake truck bomb parked at the ...
12, Apr 2013 - Porter Rally planned for Indiana woman charged in baby death
Supporters of a woman charged with murdering her infant by eating rat poison while pregnant are planning a rally in downtown Indianapolis.
10, Apr 2013 - Porter Judge orders ex-police Hobart officer held
A northwest Indiana judge has ordered a former Hobart police officer who is married to the Porter County Court commissioner and charged with felony counts of intimidation and criminal recklessness held without bond.
10, Apr 2013 - Porter Wabash River Body Id'd
DUGGER, Ind. (AP) - A southwestern Indiana pathologist has identified a body found last week in the Wabash River as that of an Indiana man reported missing two months ago. State Police say a Vincennes pathologist used dental records to identify the body as that of 36-year-old Shane R. Porter of Dugger. His body was found April 1st in the river about three miles north of Mt. Carmel, Ill. The ...
10, Apr 2013 - Porter Missing Dugger man found deceased
The Indiana State Police, along with Indiana Conservation Officers, has concluded a nearly two month long investigation into the disappearance of Dugger resident 36-year-old Shane R. Porter. Read more at www.WISHTV.com
10, Apr 2013 - Porter Body Pulled from Wabash River Identified
Indiana State Police identify the man's body found in the Wabash River last week as Shane Porter from Sullivan County.
09, Apr 2013 - Porter MCPD assists in seizure of kilo of cocaine, arrest
MICHIGAN CITY — The Michigan City Police Department Street Crimes Unit recently collaborated with the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration and the Indiana State Police in a narcotics investigation that resulted in the arrest of a suspected cocaine distributor working in La Porte, Porter and Lake counties.
09, Apr 2013 - Porter Shane R. Porter of Dugger identified as drowning victim
The body of a man found in the Wabash River near Mount Carmel, Ill., last week has been identified as 36-year-old Shane R. Porter of Dugger, who had been missing for two months, Indiana State Police said Tuesday.
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