A Valparaiso man
was arrested Friday on a charge of violating a protective order, the Indiana
State Police said.
police, at 9 a.m. ISP detectives responded to the residence of Donald
Furscik, 41, of 398 Greendale Drive, after a warrant was issued charging him
with violation of a protective order, a condition of which was that Furscik--a
licensed federal firearms dealer--is not allowed to possess or purchase
A search of
Furscik’s residence resulted in the discovery of firearms, ammunition, and
blasting ordnance, the ISP said. The Porter County Sheriff’s Police Bomb
Squad was dispatched to the residence, and it was later found that the
blasting ordnance were inert, the ISP noted. “There was no danger to the
public at any time.”
subsequently taken into custody without incident following a traffic stop in
the area of U.S. Highway 6 and McCool Road.
transported to Porter County Jail.
Assisting the ISP
were the PCSP, Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms, and Grissom U.S. Airforce
Base Explosive Ordnance Disposal, the ISP said.