Agents of the U.S.
Secret Service responded to a residence in the Graham Woods subdivision on
Tuesday, to investigate an alleged threat to the president (or possibly to
Only it was the
subsequently found the person to whom they wished to speak at home on Dakota
Street and after questioning that individual determined the threat not to be
Chesterton Police Department records, at 11:05 a.m. the Secret Service
requested the assistance of the CPD at a home in Graham Woods in
unincorporated Westchester Township. Normally, the Porter County Sheriff’s
Police would have responded, but “due to an extended ETA” a CPD unit was
By 11:45 a.m., the
CPD advised, investigators had ascertained the Graham Woods address to be
incorrect. Instead, the alleged threat appears to have originated in a home
on Dakota Street, within the Town of Chesterton itself.
All units were at
that scene at 11:52 a.m., at which time the Secret Service made contact with
a subject whose name was not released by the CPD.
however, indicate that the Secret Service concluded the threat, if threat it
was, not to be credible, although the agents will be “following the
investigation through other means.”