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Sheriff's Dept. Receives Recognition for Murder Case

From Left Back Row -  Detective Jerry Kratowicz, Commander Mike Veal

Captain Mike Jenkins and Detective Nick Starcevic

Front Row - Sheriff Reynolds, Porter PD Chief Lenny Smith, 

Assistant Chief Jim Menn and Detective Sergeant Chris Scott


Porter County Sheriff's Department was recently awarded a beautiful glass plaque from the Porter Police Department in recognition of the time spent and dedication displayed by several officers during the recent investigation and murder trial of Christopher Matson. Matson was convicted of murder in the shooting death of Porter businessman Rick Pinkerton. He was also convicted of being a habitual offender and sentenced to 95 years in prison.


Congratulations to these officers for jobs well done!

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