Two arrested after search warrant served at hotel

A man who was wanted on active warrants was arrested on drug related charges after police served a search warrant at his hotel room, according to Michigan City Police.

Members of the La Porte County Drug Task Force, Fugitive Apprehension Street Team and Michigan City Police went to the Ramada Inn Thursday afternoon to serve a search warrant after learning 33-year-old Robert Rosenbourgh was living there.

Rosenbourgh was wanted on two counts of dealing methamphetamine.

Before police could execute the search warrant, an employee of the hotel, 43-year-old Trinity Hawkins, notified Rosenbourgh, police said.

Investigators had learned Robert Rosenbourgh, 33, was living in the hotel. Rosenbourgh was wanted on two counts of dealing in methamphetamine.

Officers took Rosenbourgh into custody without incident.

A search of his room resulted in the seizure of narcotics, cash and paraphernalia, reports said.

Rosenbourgh has been charged with dealing in methamphetamine as a level 2 felony and dealing in methamphetamine as a level 4 felony.

Hawkins was charged with assisting a criminal.

“I could not be more proud of the previous and continued work product produced by the members of the La Porte County Drug Task Force. This unit continues to be dedicated to eradicating illegal drugs not only in Michigan City, but throughout La Porte County. The investigations conducted by LCDTF have undoubtedly made La Porte County a safer place for its amazing residents," Michigan City Police Chief Dion T. Campbell said.

“The continued success of the La Porte County Drug Task Force is a direct result of the positive working relationship the unit has with its prosecutor’s office and court system. If it were not for this positive working relationship, the detectives within the drug task force would not be able to efficiently and effectively investigate these complex drug trafficking investigations,” said Lt. Tim Richardson, Commander of the La Porte County Drug Task Force.

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