(Photo Courtesy of the LaPorte County Sheriff's Office)
The LaPorte County Sheriff's Office today announced a 22 year old rural LaPorte woman, being held in the LaPorte County Jail on revocation of suspended sentence for theft since May 16th, was charged on Friday with one-count of dealing heroin. Jillian Townsel is currently being held without bond. The Sheriff's Office reports the charge is the result of on-going investigations involving the distribution of narcotics and illegal drugs in and around the LaPorte area and additional arrests are anticipated.
The public is encouraged to report potential drug activity to the La Porte County Metro Operations Unit by calling (219) 325-9022.