LAPORTE A LaPorte man is in jail after being arrested for dealing heroin.
The LaPorte County Metro Operations Unit arrested 21-year-old Jeremy Klement on Thursday. He was taken without incident from his home on the 400 block of Washington Street.
Klement is being held in the LaPorte County Jail in lieu of bond, which has been set at $100,000. He is scheduled to make his initial appearance in circuit court on March 21.
His arrest was part of an ongoing investigation into the sale and distribution of heroin in the county.
Authorities say more arrests are anticipated. They ask that anyone with information about drug activity in the city or county contact the LaPorte County Metro Operations Unit at 219-325-9022.