Attica man sentenced to more than 2 decades

Stuart Bookwalter
Stuart Bookwalter

TIPPECANOE CO., Ind. (WLFI) – An Attica man will spend more than two decades behind bars after dealing heroin at a Lafayette campground.

In January 2013, officers were called to the AOK Campground in Lafayette for a report of a suspicious vehicle. According to court documents, officers found 18 grams of heroin and a syringe on 34 year old Stuart Bookwalter.

Bookwalter admitted he was bringing it back from Chicago. He was convicted in November on four charges, including dealing heroin. He also admitted to a charge of being a habitual substance offender.

Tippecanoe County Prosecutor Pat Harrington said Bookwalter was sentenced to 23 years in prison. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, off topic, or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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