A LaPorte man was arrested Tuesday after Indiana State Police received a tip about illegal drug activity.
State Police Troopers were called to a motel on State Road 39 in LaPorte County. During the course of the investigation, a K9 was utilized and 3.2 pounds of marijuana was located. Drug paraphernalia and $1,917 was also located in a rented room and a vehicle.
Dennis P. Vanmeter, 58, of LaPorte, was arrested and has preliminary charges of Dealing Marijuana, Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Paraphernalia. He was booked into the LaPorte County Jail.