Arrests made in narcotics, weapons related cases

April 27, 2018 GMT

MICHIGAN CITY — The La Porte County Drug Task Force has announced the arrest of four individuals for various charges including two separate narcotics and weapons related cases.

The first investigation resulted in the arrest of Cameo M. Crawford, 20, of Michigan City, on April 18, after an arrest warrant was issued for his arrest by La Porte County Superior Court #1 for Dealing in Cocaine, a Level 3 Felony.

Crawford was observed leaving a residence in the 1000 block of Salem Street in Michigan City and was quickly apprehended by the La Porte County Drug Task Force and Fugitive Apprehension Street Team (F.A.S.T.)


A subsequent search of the residence Crawford was observed exiting resulted in the seizure of two firearms, marijuana, ecstasy and U.S. currency and the arrest of Danielle M. Jarrett, 29, of Michigan City, for Maintaining a Common Nuisance, a Level 6 Felony, and two counts of Neglect of a Dependent, Level 6 Felony.

Crawford remains in the La Porte County Jail, on a $45,000 cash only bond, pending his case. Jarrett was booked into the La Porte County Jail and later posted a $750 cash bond.

On Tuesday the second investigation resulted in the arrest of Cevin J. Crawford, 20, of Michigan City.

The La Porte County Drug Task Force, F.A.S.T., Indiana State Police and Michigan City SWAT Team apprehended Cevin J. Crawford at a residence in the 200 block of Bies Street in Michigan City after information was obtained that he was inside.

Cevin J. Crawford was wanted through La Porte County Superior Court #1 for Possession of a Firearm without a permit, Level 5 Felony, and Council Bluffs, Iowa for Robbery 2nd Degree, Burglary 1st and 3rd Degree.

After executing a search warrant at the Bies Street residence, a handgun was located, which resulted in Cevin J. Crawford being charged with another count of Possession of a Firearm Without a Permit, Level 5 Felony, and the arrest of Kabrya L. Eckwood, 22, of Michigan City, on charges of Assisting a Criminal, Level 6 Felony, Resisting Law Enforcement, “A” Misdemeanor, Disorderly Conduct, “B” Misdemeanor and Possession of Marijuana, “B” Misdemeanor.

The La Porte County Drug Task Force remains committed to investigating criminal activity throughout La Porte County, specifically those crimes committed with firearms and those legally forbidden to possess them. The La Porte County Drug Task Force and F.A.S.T. remind citizens that assisting wanted individuals could result in prosecution, per Indiana Statute 35-44.1-2-5.

The La Porte County Drug Task Force was assisted in these investigations by F.A.S.T., Indiana State Police, La Porte County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, La Porte County Adult Probation Department, Michigan City SWAT and Michigan City Uniform Patrol Shift I.