MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- The mayor of Michigan City has been booked on corruption charges.According to LaPorte County Sheriff’s Captain Derek Allen in an email, Michigan City Mayor Ron Meer turned himself in for booking at 4:44 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. By 5:02 p.m. - 18 minutes later - he had posted $1,505 bond and was free.
Meer alleges his 33-year-old stepson, Adam Ross Bray was set up as political retaliation.
His lawyer, Scott King, is seeking a special prosecutor. That motion is scheduled to be heard next week in Porter County court.