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(Photo Courtesy of Portage Police)
Officers responding to a burglary call over the weekend ended up uncovering an illicit drug sale operation. Portage Police report they were called out just before 7am Saturday, to the 57-hundred block of Brookview Avenue, in Portage, in reference to a burglary to a garage, where officers ultimately learned a 17 year old male was selling drugs, and 18 year old Seth White, of Valparaiso, had allegedly stolen drugs from the garage. White, and an 18 year old male who admitted to driving White to the Brookview residence, are each charged with burglary and drug possession, and taken to the Porter County Jail. The 17 year old juvenile was charged with dealing and possessing drugs, and taken to the detention center.
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