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Blount Pleads Not Guilty In Killing Of Gary Police Officer
Updated July 31, 2014 7:13 AM | Filed under: Crime
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(CROWN POINT) - A 26-year-old Portage man entered a formal not-guilty plea in court Wednesday to murder charges, for the July 6 death of Gary patrolman Jeffery Westerfield.

A shackled Carl Blount was flanked by two heavily armed Lake County Sheriff's police for his formal appearance in Lake Criminal Court.

A sheriff's deputy used a metal detector wand to check everyone entering the courtroom and inspected women carrying purses.

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