Two Arrested in Drug Investigation

Two people were arrested on Monday after a month-long investigation by the Starke County Sheriff’s Department.

As a result, Joseph Lippner of Knox was arrested on a preliminary charge of Dealing in a Narcotic Drug (Heroin). Emilee Kajer of Knox was also arrested as part of this investigation on a preliminary charge Maintaining a Common Nuisance.

Both are being held in the Starke County Jail. Lippner is being held on a surety bond of $50,000 and Kajer is being held on a $2,500 cash bond.

If you have any information on any suspicious activity in your neighborhood or know of any drug activity in your area, you may call in an anonymous tip at (574) 772-3771.