Traffic stop leads to drug bust

Kirk Shaffer

La PORTE – A La Porte City Police officer is being praised for a traffic stop that led to the arrest of the driver after a large quantity of narcotics was found in the vehicle.

Being held in the La Porte County Jail on a $755 cash bond is 55-year-old Kirk Shaffer, of La Porte, who is charged with a felony count of Possession of Methamphetamine, and misdemeanor counts of Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Paraphernalia, according to the La Porte County Sheriff's Department.

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