Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Starke County Sheriff's Department BadgeIncidents:

8/29/16 – A vehicle versus deer accident was reported on State Road 23 north of U.S. 30.

8/29/16 – A resident in the 7200 block of east 25 North in Knox reported finding a known person breaking into the garage.

8/29/16 – A resident in the 3800 block of north 900 East in Grovertown reported the theft of a black 1999 Oldsmobile Intrigue from her back yard.

8/30/16 – A resident in the 11100 block of east Nicole Drive in Culver reported a man in the front yard who ran toward the nearby woods and advised there is damage to his vehicle and it appears someone tried to break into the garage.

8/30/16 – A resident in the 8100 block of north Oak Ave. in Walkerton reported her ex-boyfriend is in her home tearing it up and refuses to leave. She advised he’s been told to move out but moved into a camper in her yard.

8/30/16 – A resident in the 2100 block of south State Road 39 in North Judson reported his tires were slashed in his driveway.

8/30/16 – A Knox resident reported juveniles sending threatening texts.

8/30/16 – A hit and run was reported in the 6700 block of east 25 North in Knox.

8/30/16 – A resident in the 600 block of east 625 South in North Judson reported four juveniles came to the residence, beat up her 16-year-old son, almost hit her with their car and hit her husband as he was trying to stop them.

8/30/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported in the 2500 block of west 700 South in North Judson.

8/30/16 – A car versus deer property damage accident was reported on State Road 10 east of U.S. 421 in San Pierre.

8/30/16 – A resident in the 7000 block of south U.S. 35 reported she came home and found her residence had been broken into.

8/30/16 – A resident in the 7800 block of north Tecumseh Road in Koontz Lake reported an attempted break in.

8/31/16 – An attempted car theft was reported in the 10700 block of east State Road 8 in Knox.

8/31/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported on U.S. 35 north of 25 North in Knox.

9/1/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported near BassLakePub.

9/1/16 – A resident in the 3900 block of south 625 East in Knox reported a neighbor cleared 15 x 125 feet of woods on their property.

9/1/16 – A Walkerton resident reported a gray Ford f150 driving slowly around the Kaney Avenue neighborhood looking into open garage doors.

9/1/16 – A resident in the 5600 block of north 550 East in Hamlet reported two known suspects stole her flat screen TV.

9/2/16 – A property damage crash was reported in the 1100 block of west State Road 10 in North Judson.

9/2/16 – A resident in the 900 block of south 1025 East in Knox reported the theft of a dirt bike and advised of its whereabouts.

9/2/16 – A vehicle versus tractor property damage accident was reported on U.S. 30 east of 750 East in Hamlet.

9/2/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Bass Lake Fire Department responded to a two vehicle personal injury accident at the intersection of State Road 10 and U.S. 35 in Knox.

9/2/16 – A resident in the 3200 block of west 625 South in North Judson reported the theft of $125 from her wallet.

9/2/16 – Damage was reported to a vehicle left at the Grovertown Truck Stop.

9/2/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported in the 100 block of south 250 East in Knox.

9/2/16 – A resident in the 8200 block of east 850 South in Monterey reported an attempted residential break in.

9/3/16 – A resident in the 100 block of south Division Road in Hamlet reported a known suspect took money from his home.

9/3/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported in the 900 block of north U.S. 35 in Knox.

9/3/16 – A resident in the 2500 block of south 550 East in Knox reported someone ran a stop sign last night and ran into their yard, causing damage.

9/3/16 – A vehicle versus motorcycle injury crash was reported on State Road 10 east of State Road 35 in Knox.

9/3/16 – A business in Toto reported a shoplifter went out the back door with merchandise and advised they were caught on camera.

9/3/16 – Several young kids were reportedly driving around on golf carts through Boa Shores at Bass Lake.

9/4/16 – A property damage accident was reported in a driveway in the 6000 block of south Range Road in North Judson.

9/4/16 – Fireworks were reportedly being set off at Bass Lake Beach.

9/4/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported in the 100 block of east State Road 10 in North Judson.

9/5/16 – A two-vehicle property damage accident was reported at the intersection of U.S. 421 and State Road 10.

9/5/16 – A resident in the 6700 block of west 250 South in North Judson reported a contractor was at the residence to install satellite television service and took items that did not belong to them.

9/5/16 – A single-vehicle property damage accident was reported at the intersection of U.S. 421 and State Road 10 south junction in San Pierre.

9/5/16 – A resident in the 6500 block of South 250 West in North Judson reported his wallet was taken from his truck sometime between Friday and Saturday night.

9/6/16 – A two-vehicle property damage accident was reported on U.S. 30 at 750 East eastbound.

9/6/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported in the 400 block of south 800 East in Knox.

9/6/16 – A resident in the 2700 block of east Toto Road in Knox reported damage to her property after someone got a trailer stuck in the yard.

9/6/16 – A resident in the 11100 block of east Circle Ave. in Walkerton reported someone removed his pier from the water and replaced it with another one.

9/7/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported at the intersection of State Road 39 and State Road 8 in Knox.

9/7/16 – A hit and run property damage accident was reported in the 6000 block of east 25 North in Knox.

9/7/16 – A resident in the 6000 block of 500 West in North Judson advised a female juvenile reported a Hispanic man in a white van tried to get her sister into his van near Born’s Trailer Park.

9/8/16 – A single-vehicle property damage crash was reported on 50 South west of 300 East in Knox.

9/9/16 – A resident in the 8100 block of North Street in Walkerton reported the theft of medication from a vehicle.

9/9/16 – A mowing service contractor reported one of his employees was threatened by a homeowner with a gun on 900 South east of 300 West in Knox.

9/9/16 – A resident in the 8100 block of North Oak Ave. in Koontz Lake reported her ex-boyfriend vandalized her vehicle.

9/10/16 – A vehicle break in was reported in the 11400 block of east 900 South in Knox.

9/10/16 – A Knox man reported being harassed on Facebook and via text by his ex-girlfriend.

9/10/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Bass Lake Fire Department all responded to a two-vehicle accident in the 4700 block of east CR 210 in Bass Lake involving a FedEx truck and a pickup truck.

9/10/16 – A two-vehicle property damage accident was reported at the intersection of U.S. 30 and 1100 East in Grovertown.

9/10/16 – A resident in the 3200 block of west 500 South in North Judson reported a known suspect stole a jar of change from her residence.

9/10/16 – A caller reported several boys ranging in age from 10 to 12 hiding behind trees on 200 South east of 500 East in Knox and throwing things at vehicles.

9/10/16 – Officers and Starke County EMS responded to a wedding reception in the 8800 block of south State Road 39 in North Judson to remove an intoxicated guest at a wedding reception.

9/10/16 – A resident in the 5800 block of South U West Road in North Judson reported vandalism and being harassed.

9/10/16 – Several dune buggies and 4-wheelers were reported weaving in and out of traffic, running people off the road and trying to hit mailboxes on State Road 23 south of Division Road in Knox.

9/11/16 – A resident in the 2500 block of west 700 South in North Judson reported her car tire was punctured and someone shot her window with a BB.

9/11/16 – A hit and run property damage crash was reported in the 1100 block of west State Road 10 in North Judson.

9/12/16 – A resident in the 100 block of west 450 South in North Judson reported the theft of a speaker from his residence.

9/12/16 – A patron at Mystic Hills Golf Course in Culver reported his wallet was stolen.

9/12/16 – A vehicle break-in was reported in the 7900 block of Tecumseh Road in Walkerton.

9/12/16 – A North Judson resident reported fraudulent activity on her credit card and advised more than $!6,000 was withdrawn, possibly by someone overseas.

9/13/16 – Officers responded to the Stay For Less Motel in Hamlet for a report of a fight between two guests who are paid up through Friday.

9/13/16 – A Knox resident filed a fraud report.

9/13/16 – A resident in the 1800 block of West Dawn Drive in North Judson reported unspecified property damage.

9/13/16 – A vehicle versus tree accident was reported on 200 South in Knox.

9/13/16 – A property damage hit and run accident was reported near the Koontz Lake Dam.

9/13/16 – A resident in the 1500 block of east 400 South in Knox reported a pistol stolen.

9/13/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported in the 300 block of east State Road 10 in Knox.

9/14/16 – Vandalism was reported at a home in the 3100 block of south 850 West in Knox.

9/14/16 – A resident in the 8100 block of north Oak Drive in Walkerton reported the theft of unspecified items.

9/15/16 – A resident in the 8100 block of North Oak Drive in Walkerton reported damage to his vehicle following an incident the previous day.

9/15/16 – A resident in the 6000 block of east Toto Road in Knox reported the theft of unspecified items.

9/15/16 – A manager at the Bass Lake gas station in Knox reported theft from the station.

9/15/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported at the intersection of 150 North and 600 East in Knox.

9/16/16 – A resident in the 5800 block of south 750 East in Knox reported a hayrake stolen.

9/16/16 – A resident in the 8800 block of east 700 North in Walkerton reported people breaking into her home and said three Walmart debit cards were stolen.

9/17/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported on 800 South east of State Road 30 in North Judson.

9/17/16 – A resident in the 3900 block of east Toto Road in Knox reported her vehicle was hit while parked at her apartment.

9/17/16 – A resident in the 5300 block of Detroiter Lane in North Judson reported her food stamp card was stolen.

9/17/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS, North Judson Police Department and North Judson Fire Department responded to a two-vehicle property damage accident at the intersection of State Roads 10 and 39 North.

9/18/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported on U.S. 30 one mile east of U.S. 35 in Knox.

9/18/16 – A resident in the 1400 block of west 400 South in North Judson reported a trespasser and advised she’s obtained a protective order against him that has not been served.

9/18/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported on 1100 East north of Monterey.

Arrests:

Inclusion in the arrest reports is merely a record and arrest was made and is not an indication of guilt. All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

8/29/16 – James Darren Daniel, 48, Grovertown – False informing.

8/31/16 – Gregory Lee Ravenscroft, 28, Michigan City – Warrant.

8/31/16 – Randy William Freet, 31, Knox – Habitual traffic violator and carrying an handgun without a license.

9/1/16 – Kevin D. Reading, 38, Knox – No charges listed.

9/2/16 – Shawn Dwayne Allen, 36, Knox – Battery and resisting law enforcement.

9/4/16 – Diego Gonzalez, 21, Plymouth – Operating while intoxicated, possession of marijuana, operating a vehicle with a BAC of .08 or more and operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person.

9/5/16 – Eric Lee Patrick, 37, Knox – Driving while suspended prior.

9/5/16 – Daniel Michael Janiga, 25, North Judson – No charges listed.

9/6/16 – Richard Smith, 63, North Judson – No charges listed.

9/9/16 – Christopher M. Gross, 30, Kokomo – Maintaining a common nuisance, possession of paraphernalia, possession of marijuana, unlawful possession of a syringe.

9/10/16 – Daniel O. Battistoni, 27, Tinley Park, Ill. – O.V.W.I. endangering a person, operating a vehicle with an ACE of .15 or more and operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

9/13/16 – Keith Landin Dalton, 24, Hamlet – Driving while suspended.

9/14/16 – Micah R. Kunkle, 31, Plymouth – No charges listed.

9/14/16 – Ariel Renseberger, No information given.

9/16/16 – James Eric Messer, 36, Knox – No charges listed.

9/16/16 – Jeremiah J. Fort, 34, North Judson – No charges listed.

9/16/16 – Pamela M. Messer, 66, Knox – No charges listed.

9/16/16 – Henry E. Wood, 37, North Judson – Warrant.

Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Starke County Sheriff's Department BadgeIncidents:

08/08/16 – A Monterey resident reported fraudulent charges on a Teachers Credit Union debit card.
8/8/16 – A resident in the 8800 block of east 700 North in Walkerton reported the theft of a vehicle title.
8/8/16 – Officers responded to a report of a fight across from the Hamlet Police Department.
8/8/16 – A slide-off with no vehicle damage was reported in the 500 block of East Toto Road.
8/9/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Hamlet Fire Department responded to a motorcycle v. deer injury accident in the 4700 block of east 800 North in Hamlet.
8/9/16 – An Arizona resident who owns property in Knox advised one of his renters forged signatures on documents for court in his absence. Eviction proceedings are ongoing, and another family member is taking care of the proceedings.
8/9/16 – A Koontz Lake resident reported fraudulent charges and cash withdrawals on a credit card account.
8/10/16 – A resident in the 11800 block of east Division Road in Knox reported two chain saws missing.
8/10/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported in the 9000 block of 300 North in Grovertown.
8/11/16 – A resident in the 2600 block of West Second Ave. in North Judson reported the theft of a Ruger .357 revolver from his house.
8/11/16 – A resident in the 11300 block of Dakota in Walkerton reported the theft of a 2002 black Ford Explorer with no plates by a known suspect and advised the person left behind a 4-wheeler.
8/11/16 – A resident in the 4900 block of east 150 North in Knox reported an attempted residential break in the previous night and stated someone had also been in her car.
8/11/16 – A resident in the 8800 block of east 700 North reported someone broke into her residence and stole her camera and the battery and charger.
8/12/16 – A North Judson resident reported receiving threatening text messages.
8/12/16 – A resident in the 8000 block of Tippecanoe Drive North in Walkerton reported the theft of a debit card.
8/12/16 – A vehicle versus tree accident was reported in the 8700 block of east 700 South in Knox. Damage to the vehicle is estimated at less than $1,000.
8/13/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported in the 1400 block of south State Road 39 in Knox.
8/13/16 – A resident in the 6800 block of south 375 West in North Judson reported the theft of a small safe from his residence and also advised someone stole a Chevy S10 pickup truck that did not run and had flat tires.
8/13/16 – A property damage accident was reported in the 1000 block of east 500 South in Knox after a vehicle backed into a motorcycle.
8/15/16 – A motorist reported being run off the road into a mint field by a semi on U.S. 35 and 900 North in Grovertown and complained of injuries. The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Hamlet Fire Department all responded.
8/15/16 – A contractor building a house in the 7300 block of north Tecumseh Road in Walkerton advised someone broke in during the night, stole all of his tools and damaged the residence.
8/15/16 – A two-vehicle property damage accident was reported at the intersection of State Road 8 and State Road 23 in Knox.
8/16/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Washington Township Fire Department all responded to the 9600 block of east State Road 8 in Knox, where a large tree fell on a garbage truck, causing unspecified injuries.
8/16/16 – A slide-off with no vehicle damage was reported on 550 East south of 200 South in Knox.
8/16/16 – A two-vehicle property damage accident was reported at the intersection of 300 East and 500 South in North Judson after a gray Pontiac two-door passenger car reportedly sideswiped another vehicle and left.
8/16/16 – Very loud fireworks were reported in the 1600 block of east 250 South in Knox.
8/16/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and first responders all responded to a single-vehicle rollover wreck in a cornfield in the 6600 block of east State Road 8.
8/17/16 – A resident in the 1400 block of west 400 South in North Judson reported a 23-year-old male has been breaking into her 17-year-old daughter’s window.
8/17/16 – A property damage accident was reported on U.S. 35 north of 800 South in Knox.
8/17/16 – Vandalism was reported at Round Lake Cemetery in Knox, and extra patrol was requested.
8/16/16 – A vehicle versus turkey property damage accident was reported at the intersection of State Road 39 and 50 South in Knox.
8/19/16 – A resident in the 4800 block of South Cranberry Lane in Knox reported her pontoon boat stolen.
8/19/16 – A resident in the 8200 block of east 400 North in Knox reported the theft of two guns.
8/19/16 – The owner of a house in the 8300 block of South U.S. 421 reported a home that is in foreclosure reported it has been broken into.
8/19/16 – A caller reported 4-wheelers being operated by youngsters between the ages of 10 and 12 drag racing in the area of 250 North east of U.S. 35 and advised it happens frequently. A second incident was reported later in the same location, at in the Stelrema and John Deere parking lots.
8/20/16 – A resident in the 1600 block of west 450 S. reported the recent theft of kayaks from his yard.
8/20/16 – A resident in the 4400 block of south Dawn East Drive in North Judson reported the theft of speakers and an amp.
8/20/16 – A resident in the 2100 block of north 1025 East reported a neighbor has been shooting his gun and hit her barn.
8/21/16 – A resident in the 600 block of east 500 South in Knox advised his mailbox was damaged overnight and a phone box cover is laying over to the east of the driveway. He also said someone was shining a light into his son’s window between 2 and 3 a.m.
8/21/16 – A woman advised her daughter went into the Family Dollar store in Knox around 9 a.m. and was approached by a man who asked if she liked puppies and wanted to go out to his car to see the puppy he had there. The woman’s daughter said no and left the store, and the man also left and drove away. He was wearing a hoodie, a hat and sunglasses and drove off in a small, older model black car playing loud music.
8/21/16 – Drug paraphernalia consistent with heroin use was located on 100 West along the walking trail in North Judson.
8/21/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Bass Lake Fire Department responded to a single-vehicle accident on State Road 10 before Bass Lake Beach in Knox. The caller advised a vehicle pulling a pontoon boat with two people in the back flipped over. While on the telephone with dispatchers the caller advised the people got out from under the boat and said they are not injured.
8/21/16 – An employee at Larry’s Marine in Knox advised someone is putting tires and stuff in their dumpster and said they have video of it.
8/22/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported in the 6300 block of south Rannells Road West in Knox.
8/22/16 – The owner of the Country Roads Bar and Grill in Walkerton reported the theft of his 2004 Corvette.
8/22/16 – A resident in the 7300 block of south 250 West in North Judson reported his vehicle was broken into the previous night, and his wallet and keys were stolen.
8/22/16 – The owner of Preferred Flooring in Toto reported unauthorized trash dumping at their business and advised they have information about the suspect.
8/22/16 – A two-vehicle property damage accident was reported at the intersection of 150 South and 200 East in Knox.
8/23/16 – A single-vehicle property damage accident was reported at the intersection of 750 North and 825 East in Knox. The owner did not want a report.
8/23/16 – A caller in the 2600 block of south U.S. 35 reportedly found drugs behind the building.
8/23/16 – A resident in the 8900 block of south Birch Street in Monterey reported her license plate was stolen from her vehicle and was replaced with a dealer plate.
8/23/16 – A resident in the 5600 block of north State Road 23 in Grovertown reported a known suspect busted the window out of his vehicle.
8/23/16 – A North Judson resident reported fraudulent use of her bank card online to make purchases at Toys R Us and Christian bookstores.
8/23/16 – A resident in the 10200 block of east 600 North in Grovertown reported items stolen from the residence.
8/23/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Koontz Lake Fire Department responded to a report of a vehicle rollover in a ditch at the intersection of State Road 23 and 300 North in Grovertown.
8/24/16 – A resident in the 7500 block of 500 West in North Judson reported her barn was broken into earlier today.
8/24/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office assisted with a home search at the intersection of 790 North and 625 East in Pulaski County reference possible drug activity.
8/24/16 – A resident in the 1700 block of West Dawn Drive in North Judson reported damage to the garage by a known person.
8/24/16 – A resident in the 10900 block of east Mohawk in Walkerton reported a neighbor ran over his garbage can.
8/25/16 – A property damage accident was reported on State Road 39 north of State Road 8 in Knox, where a tree fell on a semi.
8/25/16 – A resident in the 6000 block of east Toto Road reported both tires on her vehicle have been flattened.
8/25/16 – A Knox woman said she was beat up by her boyfriend’s sister and said she needs to file a battery report.
8/25/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office and North Judson Police Department responded to a vehicle versus mailbox property damage crash on 39 North 1.5 miles south of Toto Road.
8/26/16 – The owner of property on 50 South .25 miles east of State Road 23 advised someone cut the fence on his property and his animals have gotten out.
8/26/16 – A slide-off accident with no damage or injuries was reported on U.S. 35 at 50 South in Knox.
8/27/16 – A single-vehicle property damage accident was reported on U.S. 35 between 500 North and U.S. 35.
8/27/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported in the 800 block of south 150 West in North Judson.
8/27/16 – A resident in the 500 block of east 400 South in North Judson reported a known suspect broke the windshield of her car and is removing items.
8/27/16 – A resident in the 2400 block of east Toto Road returned home and discovered the house had been broken into.
8/28/16 – A resident in the 11100 block of east Kanney Ave. in Walkerton reported items stolen from her car.
8/28/16 – A resident in the 2200 block of east 100 South in Knox reported people shooting in the area and said a bullet went by her residence while she was outside grilling.

Arrests:

Inclusion in the arrest reports is not an indication of guilt. It is merely a record an arrest was made. All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

8/10/16 – Elizabeth Marie Wright, 21, Winamac – Warrant.
8/10/16 – Tabitha A. Morris, 19, Chicago – Reckless driving.
8/13/16 – Craig Robert Madsen, 29, San Pierre – Unlawful possession of a syringe.
8/14/16 – Robert C. Clabaugh, 57, Walkerton – Invasion of privacy.
8/14/16 – Patrick R. Beard, 33, Frankfort – Battery results in bodily injury to another person.
8/15/16 – Joseph E. Giselbach, 37, Ora – Bench warrant.
8/15/16 – Donnie Lloyd Keaton, 30, Knox – Warrant.
8/16/16 – Robert Adam Allen, 27, North Judson – Dealing in methamphetamine, maintaining a common nuisance, possession of methamphetamine, possession of paraphernalia and possession of marijuana.
8/16/16 – Charlie Marie Estok, 27, Knox – Dealing in methamphetamine, maintaining a common nuisance, possession of methamphetamine, possession of paraphernalia and possession of a precursor.
8/17/16 – Steve Hauser, 62, No address listed – Invasion of privacy.
8/25/16 – Angela Beth Bautista, 34, North Judson – Warrant.
8/26/16 – Korey James Draper, 41, Knox – Battery results in bodily injury to another person and intimidation.
8/28/16 – Melanie Skaggs, 35, North Judson – Warrant.

Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Starke County Sheriff's Department BadgeIncidents

8/1/16 – A vehicle versus deer accident was reported on U.S. 35 north of U.S. 30.
8/1/16 – A vehicle versus semi property damage accident was reported on U.S. 30 in front of the Grovertown Truck Stop.
8/1/16 – A caller advised a dog was left in a car in the Bailey’s Discount Center parking lot and appears to be in distress. The caller advised the windows are cracked slightly.
8/1/16 – A resident in the 1400 block of south 250 East in Knox reported marijuana plants growing along the fence line. A deputy responded and disposed of them.
8/1/16 – A Starke County Sheriff’s K-9 officer was called to assist the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department on 600 North west of U.S. 35 in Pulaski County.
8/1/16 – A resident in the 2100 block of south State Road 39 in North Judson reported the theft of a table saw.
8/1/16 – A tackle box was reported stolen from a summer home in Koontz Lake.
8/2/16 – A vehicle versus tree property damage accident was reported on 600 North east of State Road 23 in Knox.
8/2/16 – A San Pierre resident reported a suspicious man driving a white pickup truck with a topper and out of state license plates creeping around the playground at the San Pierre Park and around town.
8/2/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and North Judson Fire Department responded to a report of a single vehicle rollover accident on State Road 39 south of 50 South in North Judson.
8/2/16 – A resident in the 1200 block of West Toto Road in North Judson reported the side door of the residence was kicked in. Nothing was taken from the home.
8/3/16 – A resident in the 600 block of east 625 South in North Judson reported her mailbox was smashed and advised this is the second time it’s happened.
8/3/16 – A resident in the 7700 block of north State Road 23 in Koontz Lake reported the theft of bicycles the previous night.
8/3/16 – A resident in the 3400 block of east 500 South in Knox reported someone busted her mailbox this morning between 1 and 5 a.m.
8/3/16 – A Walkerton resident reported receiving threatening messages.
8/3/16 – A resident in the 11100 block of East Circle Ave. in Walkerton reported the theft of unspecified items.
8/4/16 – A representative from Collins & Co. Insurance reported someone spraying graffiti around Koontz Lake.
8/5/16 – Officers responded to a two vehicle property damage accident at the intersection of 600 East and 100 North in Grovertown.
8/5/16 – Officers responded to a report of a fight in the Knox High School cafeteria.
8/5/16 – A member of the Koontz Lake Sewer Board reported vandalism to the sewer building.
8/6/16 – A resident in the 600 block of west Indiana Ave. in Hamlet reported someone knocking on the doors and windows and advised this has been happening at the same time each of the last few nights.
8/6/16 – A resident in the 200 block of west Eliza Street in San Pierre reported someone hit his truck the previous night.
8/6/16 – The owner of property in the 3100 block of south U.S. 35 reported his tenant moved out and took all of his equipment.
8/6/16 – A resident in the 3500 block of east 400 South in Knox reported the theft of an antique Coca-Cola umbrella from his property.
8/6/16 – A resident in the 7000 block of east 25 North in Knox reported her neighbor across the field has been setting off fireworks for the last three nights.
8/7/16 – A resident in the 7800 block of west 850 South in San Pierre reported her house was broken into and her television sets are missing.
8/7/16 – A resident in the 7100 block of Pine Tree Lane in Walkerton reported a lot of her jewelry is missing.
8/7/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS, North Judson Fire Department and San Pierre Fire Department all responded to a single-vehicle rollover accident on U.S. 421 at Eliza Street in San Pierre.

Arrests

Inclusion in the arrest reports is merely a record an arrest was made and is not an indication of guilt. All defendants are innocent until proven guilty.

8/3/16 – Shane Hager Morrow, 40, Winamac – No charges listed.
8/4/16 – William Paul Clemons, 35, Knox – Possession of marijuana.

Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Starke County Sheriff's Department BadgeIncidents:

7/18/16 – A Knox resident reported fraudulent charges on her old bank card.

7/18/16 – A Knox resident reported receiving threatening letters in the mail.

7/18/16 – A resident in the 7800 block of east 25 North in Knox reported receiving threats from a known individual.

7/18/16 – Officers and Starke County EMS responded to a report of a pedestrian versus car hit and run accident in the 9900 block of east 500 North in Grovertown. The pedestrian advised he was walking down State Road 23 and a gray Camaro or Firebird swerved and hit him. The pedestrian walked back to his residence and called 911. He complained of hip pain. The driver was located and arrested.

7/19/16 – Property damage was reported in the 3100 block of south 900 West in San Pierre.

7/19/16 – A Knox resident reported having money and two pills taken while at another residence.

7/19/16 – Officers took a report of property damage to a vehicle at the intersection of U.S. 30 and 500 East in Knox. The driver advised she ran over debris in the roadway and damaged her car.

7/19/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and first responders responded to a vehicle versus pole accident with possible injuries in the 11400 block of east State Road 8 in Knox.

7/19/16 – A resident in the 5700 block of east 200 South in Knox reported the neighbor’s children were in their swimming pool without their permission.

7/20/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported in the 4300 block of south 250 East in Knox.

7/20/16 – A resident in the 6900 block of Homette Ave. in Knox reported juveniles trespassing on their property.

7/20/16 – A cell phone was reported stolen out of a woman’s purse in the parking lot of the Starke County Sheriff’s Office.

7/21/16 – A Knox resident reported her computer has been hacked.

7/22/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office responded to a property damage accident on the ramp to U.S. 30 westbound from U.S. 35. The driver advised a truck ran her off the roadway, and she hit a guardrail.

7/22/16 – A Michigan City resident reported the theft of her license plate in the 7200 block of North 50 East in Knox.

7/22/16 – A Grovertown resident reported fraud on his checking account.

7/22/16 – A resident in the 4600 block of east 150 North in Knox reported a pole barn was broken into.

7/22/16 – A Grovertown resident reported fraudulent charges on his bank card in Lafayette and Indianapolis.

7/22/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported at the intersection of U.S. 35 and Toto Road in Knox.

7/23/16 – Officers responded to a report of a vehicle in the water on 700 East just east of Range Road.

7/23/16 – A property damage accident was reported in the 2700 block of east 350 South in Knox.

7/24/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Bass Lake Fire Department First Responders all responded to a motorcycle accident with injuries on U.S. 35 south of 350 South in Knox.

7/24/16 – A resident in the 600 block of west Toto Road in North Judson reported the theft of her television and computer.

7/26/16 – A resident in the 3900 block of east 50 North in Knox reported a 4-wheeler going up and down the road and turning around on U.S. 35.

7/26/16 – A resident in the 8500 block of east 150 South in Knox reported the theft of a van belonging to his parents.

7/26/16 – Officers responded to a vehicle versus pole property damage accident in the Mark Bailey’s Discount Center parking lot.

7/26/16 – A resident reported 4-wheelers up and down the road at the intersection of 250 East and 250 South in Knox.

7/26/16 – A residential break in was reported in the 3900 block of South Boa Drive at Bass Lake, with guns reportedly missing from the residence.

7/27/16 – A resident in the 7600 block of oTopinabee in Walkerton reported two juveniles walking down the street, going through maiboxes and removing mail.

7/27/16 – A Hamlet resident reported fraudulent use of his TCU debit card.

7/27/16 – A resident in the 200 block of William Howard Dr. in Knox reported the theft of a lawn tractor.

7/28/16 – A resident in the 5700 block of east 200 South in Knox reported vandalism to vehicles.

7/28/16 – A possible break-in was reported in the 6500 block of east 25 North in Knox. The caller advised a camper may have been broken into, as the window is broken.

7/28/16 – A single vehicle property damage accident was reported on State Road 8 west of 800 East in Knox. The driver lost control of his car and went into a cornfield.

7/28/16 – A two-vehicle property damage accident was reported at the intersection of 700 East and 100 North in Knox.

7/28/16 – A resident in the 1600 block of east 250 South in Knox reported being harassed by the neighbors.

7/28/16 – A suspicious white van was reported at a residence in the 6900 block of east Toto Road in Knox.

7/29/16 – A resident in the 2600 block of north 600 East in Knox filed a theft report for unspecified items.

7/29/16 – A break-in was reported in the 1800 block of east 200 South in Knox.

7/30/16 – A property damage accident was reported on U.S. 35 north of 250 North in Hamlet.

7/30/16 – A property damage accident was reported in the 8000 block of Shadey in Walkerton.

7/31/16 – A resident in the 100 block of north 100 West in North Judson advised she came home and found things missing and moved around in her house.

7/31/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported at 900 East 400 North in Knox.

Arrests:

Inclusion in the arrest reports is merely a record an arrest was made and is not an indication of guilt. All defendants are innocent until proven guilty.

7/18/16 – Jonathan R.C. Hardesty, 28, Hamlet – Leaving the scene of a personal injury accident.

7/21/16 – Rebecca Rae Wessell, 38, Plymouth – Warrant.

7/21/16 – Roscoe W. Harnois, 38, Winamac – Warrant x 5.

7/22/16 – Kevin Earle Galloway, 50, Knox – Criminal trespass, obstruction of traffic, disorderly conduct, refusal to aid an officer and resisting law enforcement.

7/24/16 – Elizabeth Jane O’Dell, 18, LaPorte – Charges not specified.

7/24/16 – Harvey G. Thompson, 50, Knox – Operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person, operating a vehicle while intoxicated with a prior conviction.

7/26/16 – Charles Sheneberger, 31, North Liberty – Warrants.

7/30/16 – Richard Robert Kress, 51, Portage – Charges not specified.

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Starke County Sheriff's Department BadgeIncidents:

7/11/16 – A caller reported an unoccupied Pontiac Sunfire in a ditch at the intersection of 200 East and 900 South in Knox.
7/11/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash report was requested in the 6400 block of South Tee Street in Bass Lake.
7/11/16 – A San Pierre resident reported fraud on her debit card.
7/12/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS, fire department first responders and North Judson Police Department responded to a motorcycle accident with injuries in the 4500 block of South Range Road in Knox.
7/13/16 – A resident in the 4600 block of north 1100 East in Grovertown reported someone knocked on her window and took off through the woods.
7/13/16 – A single-vehicle property damage accident was reported on State Road 8 east of 550 East in Knox.
7/13/16 – A resident in the 5900 block of north 600 East in Hamlet reported the theft of a PS4.
7/14/16 – A single-vehicle property damage accident was reported on U.S. 35 at the Starke/Pulaski County line.
7/14/16 – A Knox resident reported fraud on her debit card.
7/14/16 – A fight was reported at a residence in the 5600 block of north 550 East in Hamlet.
7/14/16 – A residential break-in was reported in the 3800 block of south 300 East in Knox.
7/14/16 – A fireworks complaint was logged in the 1100 block of south 1025 East in Knox.
7/15/16 – A resident in the 9000 block of east 700 North in Walkerton reported the theft of a check from a mailbox.
7/15/16 – A Walkerton resident reported fraudulent charges on his debit card.
7/15/16 – Several items were reported stolen from a house in the 6700 block of east Quail Run in Knox.
7/15/16 – A Culver resident reported fraudulent charges on his bank account.
7/16/16 – A resident in the 5100 block of south 350 West in North Judson reported being harassed.
7/16/16 – A resident in the 6000 block of south Range Road in North Judson reported being harassed.
7/16/16 – A Knox resident reported fraud on her bank account.
7/16/16 – A resident in the 7500 block of east 25 North in Knox reported being harassed. This is an ongoing problem, according to the incident report.
7/16/16 – A resident in the 2400 block of south 100 West in North Judson reported harassment.
7/16/16 – A Koontz Lake resident reported drag racing in the area.
7/16/16 – A yard at the intersection of 800 South and 300 West in North Judson was reportedly torn up by a vehicle.
7/16/16 – A resident in the 7700 block of East 350 South in Knox reported neighbors setting off fireworks late at night.
7/17/16 – A resident in the 6500 block of east Old U.S. 30 in Hamlet reported a loud music complaint.
7/17/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and North Judson Fire Department all responded to a report of a vehicle submerged in water at Toto Road and 400 West.
7/17/16 – A resident in the 3000 block of west 850 South in North Judson reported receiving threatening telephone calls.
7/17/16 – A resident in the 3300 block of East Country Lane South reported the theft of prescription pills by a known suspect.
7/17/16 – A vehicle versus pole accident was reported on Division Road at the county line in Knox.
7/17/16 – A resident in the 6700 block of south State Road 10 in Knox reported items taken from the residence and damaged.
7/17/16 – A resident in the 5200 block of west 500 South in North Judson reported the home was broken into.
7/17/16 – A resident in the 2300 block of East Toto Road in North Judson reported the theft of a television.
7/17/16 – A Knox resident reported being threatened by his renters, who live in the 5400 block of east 800 South.

Arrests:

Inclusion in the arrest reports is not an indication of guilt but is merely a record an arrest was made. All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

7/11/16 – Steven E. Richie, 39, North Judson – Illegal drug lab; possession or sale of precursors, possession of methamphetamine, visiting a common nuisance and possession of paraphernalia.
7/12/16 – Brittani Rhy-Anna Fisher, 22, Knox – Warrant.
7/13/16 – Ferdinand Richard Sporea, 30, North Judson – Resisting law enforcement, battery of a police officer, assisting a criminal.
7/13/16 – Emily Jeanne Dutcher, 24, Bourbon – Refusal to identify, resisting law enforcement and assisting a criminal.
7/14/16 – Terry L. Slone, 40, Knox – Habitual traffic violator.
7/14/16 – Richard J. Benwell, 51, Walkerton – Home detention violation.
7/15/16 – Julie Ann Joseph, 44, Knox – Warrant.

Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Starke County Sheriff's Department BadgeIncidents:

7/4/16 – A patron at the Time Out Bar advised she was assaulted by at least five women as she was trying to leave.

7/4/16 – A resident in the 7700 block of north Kickapoo Road in Walkerton advised someone blew up his mailbox the previous night.

7/4/16 – A resident in the 6000 block of S. SR 10 in Knox reported damage to his boat caused by fireworks the previous night.

7/4/16 – The owner of Preferred Flooring in Toto reported a man in a black pickup truck with Illinois license plates was dumping trash into his dumpster. When confronted, the man removed one bag, said he was an officer in Illinois and left traveling eastbound on Toto Road.

7/4/16 – A resident in the 3800 block of South CR 210 in Knox reported a paddle boat stolen.

7/4/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, North Judson Police Department, Starke County EMS and North Judson-Wayne Township First Responders all responded to an accident with injuries on 450 South east of State Road 39 in North Judson.

7/5/16 – A resident in the 2300 block of west U Road East in North Judson reported someone setting off firecrackers underneath her bedroom window and advised they woke the baby.

7/5/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Bass Lake Fire Department First Responders all responded to a motorcycle accident in front of Bass Lake Beach and Campground on State Road 10 in Knox.

7/5/16 – A resident in the 3100 block of south 900 West in San Pierre reported being threatened by a neighbor.

7/5/16 – Items were reported stolen from a residence in the 11900 block of East State Road 8 in Culver sometime between July 1 and now.

7/6/16 – A resident in the 5000 block of east 200 South reported his 2008 red Ford Focus stolen.

7/6/16 – A resident in the 2700 block of south 725 West in North Judson reported the theft of a power washer and rotor tiller. They were later recovered at the North Judson home of a suspect.

7/6/16 – A resident in the 7800 block of Tecumseh Road in Walkerton reported a strong odor of marijuana coming from a nearby residence.

7/6/16 – A resident in the 200 block of north Broadway Street in San Pierre reported her garbage can stolen from her residence.

7/6/16 – A resident in the 5800 block of east Manor Drive in Knox reported someone broke into the campground and took $200 and cigarettes.

7/6/16 – A Bass Lake resident reported his parents received a fraudulent call stating someone needed bail money.

7/6/16 – A resident in the 400 block of south 700 East in Knox reported two men walking southbound with a flashlight and looking into mailboxes.

7/7/16 – Trespassers reportedly left a tent and beer bottle on property on Range Road north of 450 South in North Judson, across from Joey’s Wallpaper.

7/7/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Hamlet Police Department, Starke County EMS and Hamlet Fire Department First Responders all responded to a vehicle versus guardrail accident on the eastbound overpass at the intersection of U.S. 30 and U.S. 35.

7/7/16 – A resident in the area of 850 North and 750 West on the Starke/Pulaski County line advised her pet pig, Bacon, has gotten loose. She says Bacon is white and very friendly and asked to be called if anyone finds Bacon.

7/7/16 – A Bass Lake resident advised she received a scam telephone call from someone claiming to be her grandson, stranded in Cleveland and needing $200 in gas money. She hung up and called her grandson, who was just getting off work.

7/7/16 – A resident in the 1600 block of north 700 East in Knox found a one-pot meth lab in the front yard.

7/8/16 – The owner of a 2001 Chevrolet Silverado parked at the rest park on State Road 10 at 250 West in North Judson returned to the truck and found all four tires flattened.

7/8/16 – A deputy responded to a report of a car in a ditch on 600 East north of 300 North in Grovertown.

7/8/16 – A traffic accident with minor injuries was reported in the 10200 block of east 600 North in Grovertown.

7/9/16 – A resident in the 8000 block of Wakew Lane in Koontz Lake advised someone is beating on the side of her house and on her door.

7/9/16 – A resident in the 2500 block of north 1100 East in Grovertown reported a moped wrecked and left in his woods.

7/9/16 – A resident in the 7900 block of Frost Street in Walkerton reported damage to his fence.

7/9/16 – Officers responded to a report of a fight in the 1700 block of east 400 South in Knox.

7/10/16 – A driver and passenger reported being flagged down by a man on State Road 39 near State Road 8. As they were slowing down, they said two other men ran across the road as if to get into their vehicle.

7/10/16 – A man reported his 12-year-old daughter was sexually abused by family members. The matter is still under investigation.

7/10/16 – A resident in the 2000 block of North Tribue Drive in Knox reported a license plate stolen from a vehicle.

7/10/16 – The owner of property at the intersection of 700 East and 200 South in Knox reported finding two juveniles on a three-wheeler near his farm buildings and advised they took off when he pulled into his driveway.

Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Starke County Sheriff's Department BadgeIncidents:

6/27/16 – A two-vehicle property damage accident was reported in the 10300 block of east 850 South in Monterey.

6/27/16 – A property damage accident involving two tractor-trailers was reported near the intersection of U.S. 30 and 700 East in Grovertown. Damage was estimated at less than $1,000.

6/28/16 – A resident in the 2100 block of west 800 South reported his mailbox was damaged.

6/28/16 – Officers responded to a property damage accident in the 1600 block of east 500 South in Knox.

6/28/16 – A resident in the 4900 block of south 260 West in North Judson reported tools stolen overnight.

6/28/16 – A resident in the 7200 block of south 1100 East in Culver reported his mailbox was destroyed and dragged down the road by a car sometime overnight.

6/28/16 – A resident in the 4900 block of east 250 South in Knox reported property damage.

6/29/16 – A tractor-trailer versus car accident was reported in the 10700 block of east U.S. 30 in Grovertown, near the scales.

6/29/16 – A female advised her brother just battered her with a steel lamp at her mother’s residence in North Judson.

6/29/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported on 150 S. near Range Road.

6/29/16 – A resident in the 2300 block of wet U Road in North Judson reported the theft of unspecified items from her residence the previous night.

6/29/16 – A resident reported finding a harassing note in the mail.

6/29/16 – A property damage accident involving two semis was reported at the Grovertown Truck Stop.

6/29/16 – A Knox resident reported receiving a scam telephone call advising she has been approved for a grant.

6/30/16 – A resident in the 600 block of east 625 South in Knox reported his mailbox was smashed sometime the previous night.

6/30/16 – A single-vehicle property damage accident was reported in the 2900 block of east 450 South in Knox.

6/30/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported at the intersection of U.S. 35 and 500 South in Knox.

6/30/16 – A resident in the 5700 block of east 200 South in Knox reported an attempted break in at his residence.

6/30/16 – A North Judson man reported being threatened by a known suspect at Carpenter’s Gas Station. He said the man appeared to be intoxicated and said he was going to get a gun and shoot him tonight.

7/1/16 – A resident in the 6000 block of south Range Road in North Judson contacted the sheriff’s office regarding a stolen gun.

7/1/16 – A resident in the 4600 block of south CR 210 in Knox reported a paddle boat stolen. She called back the following day and advised it has been found and returned to her.

7/1/16 – A resident in the 5200 block of south A Street in North Judson reported the theft of items from her home.

7/2/16 – A vehicle versus downed tree property damage accident was reported in the 1000 block of east 750 S. near Monterey.

7/2/16 – A vehicle break-in was reported in the 4600 block of south 350 West in Knox. Nothing was taken, and the suspected fled on foot.

7/2/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported in the 700 block of west State Road 10 in North Judson.

7/2/16 – A two-vehicle property damage accident was reported at the intersection of State Road 8 and U.S. 35 in Knox.

7/2/16 – A San Pierre resident reported someone has opened a Comcast Cable account in her name in Hattiesburg, Miss.

7/3/16 – A vehicle versus tree property damage accident was reported on Range Road north of 600 North in Hamlet.

7/3/16 – A resident in the 7700 block of north Tippecanoe Drive North in Knox reported his car was keyed.

7/3/16 – A property damage accident involving a motorcycle was reported in the 4200 block of south North Shore Drive in Knox.

7/3/16 – A residential break-in was reported in the 1600 block of south 200 East in Knox.

7/3/16 – A resident in the 5200 block of south CR 210 in Bass Lake reported trespassers in a paddle boat on her property.

Arrests:

Inclusion in the arrest reports is not an indication of guilt but is merely a record an arrest was made. All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

6/28/16 – Stephen Lorencz, 38, San Pierre – Unlawful possession of a syringe.

6/29/16 – Steven E. Richie, 39, North Judson – Warrant.

6/28/16 – Donald James Lowe, 35, Knox – Possession of a narcotic drug, maintaining a common nuisance, possession of paraphernalia.

7/1/16 – Donald R. Bolen, 49, North Judson – Resisting law enforcement.

7/1/16 – Robert E. Manns, 41, North Judson – Operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person, intimidation (x2), resisting law enforcement, criminal recklessness and intimidation.

Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Starke County Sheriff's Department BadgeIncidents:

5/30/16 – A resident in the 5400 block of south State Road 10 in Knox reportedly found drug paraphernalia in front of his house.

5/30/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported in the westbound lane of U.S. 30 at 300 East in Hamlet.

5/30/16 – A resident in the 2600 block of south 700 East in Knox reported someone next door fired a gun at the property.

5/31/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, North Judson Fire Department and Starke County EMS responded to a single-vehicle crash on 300 West south of 800 South.

5/31/16 – A resident in the 100 block of West Toto Road reported her van stolen.

5/31/16 – A Walkerton resident reported receiving threatening messages from her ex.

5/31/16 – A Knox resident reported fraud on her checking account.

5/31/16 – Damage to an electrical box was reported at the campground in the 9400 block of east 500 North in Grovertown. The patron believed responsible for running over the electrical box reportedly skipped town before taking care of it and is not answering his phone.

5/31/16 – A resident in the 1500 block of north 700 East in North Judson reported a suspicious vehicle on her property

6/1/16 – A resident in the 100 block of north U.S. 35 in Knox reported two kids trespassing on his property after crossing the train bridge.

6/2/16 – A two vehicle property damage accident was reported at the intersection of 700 East and 900 South on the Starke/Pulaski County line.

6/2/16 – A resident in the 8100 block of north High Street in Walkerton reported drug activity.

6/2/16 – A two-vehicle property damage accident was reported at the intersection of 800 North and 500 East in Hamlet.

6/2/16 – A loud explosion was reported in the area of 400 South and State Road 39 in North Judson.

6/2/16 – A resident in the 2600 block of south 700 East reported damage to the back yard caused by the neighbor.

6/3/16 – A resident in the 4000 block of north 1100 East in Grovertown found a child in the roadway and took the youngster to her residence.

6/3/16 – A resident in the 4100 block of north 300 East in Knox reported her 17-year-old daughter broke into her residence on Tuesday.

6/3/16 – A resident in the 8200 block of west 400 South in San Pierre reported a vehicle versus deer crash that occurred the previous night.

6/3/16 – The Bass Lake Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 8900 block of south Jefferson Street in Monterey.

6/3/16 – A single vehicle property damage accident was reported on Toto Road west of Fletcher’s Carpet.

6/3/16 – A Knox resident reported fraudulent use of her bank card.

6/3/16 – A single vehicle property damage accident was reported on U.S. 30 at 50 East in Hamlet.

6/4/16 – A two-vehicle traffic accident with injuries was reported at the intersection of 600 East and 600 North in Hamlet. The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Hamlet Fire Department and Starke County EMS all responded.

 

6/4/`16 – A single vehicle rollover accident was reported at the intersection of 500 North and U.S. 35 in Hamlet.

6/4/16 – A Grovertown resident reported a theft on his farm.

6/4/16 – A grave blanket was reported stolen from Fletcher’s Cemetery in Knox.

6/5/16 – A single vehicle property damage accident was reported on 700 South west of Range Road in North Judson.

6/5/16 – A generator was reported stolen from a property in the 5400 block of east 200 South in Knox.

Arrests:

Inclusion in the arrest reports is merely a record an arrest occurred and is not an indication of guilt. All defendants are innocent until proven guilty.

 6/2/16 – Henry C. Elder, 36, Knox – Possession of paraphernalia.

6/4/16 – Justin N. Shadrix, 33, Argos – Driving while suspended prior.

Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Starke County Sheriff's Department BadgeIncidents:

5/24/16 – A resident in the 1900 block of east 700 South in North Judson reported a shed was broken into and an air compressor was stolen.

5/24/16 – A resident in the 2400 block of south 100 West in North Judson reported her 2014 gray/black Malibu missing from the residence.

5/24/16 – A Hamlet resident advised she received a scam telephone call.

5/25/16 – A fight between two men was reported in the 8700 block of north 1175 East in Walkerton.

5/26/16 – A resident in the 7000 block of East Toto Road reported receiving threats from a known suspect and her friends.

5/26/16 – A vehicle versus coyote property damage accident was reported a the intersection of State Road 8 and 600 East in Knox.

5/26/16 – A resident in the 10000 block of East State Road 8 in Culver reported known suspects broke the window out of his vehicle.

5/26/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on Division Road east of Washington Township Fire Department.

5/27/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on 150 North at 1025 East in Grovertown.

5/27/16 – A resident in the 10000 block of East State Road 8 in Culver advised he loaned his 1999 Red Ford F350 Super Duty truck to someone for a few hours the previous night. The truck has not been returned, and he has not been able to make contact with the person who took it.

5/27/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported at the intersection of 600 North and 800 East.

5/27/16 – A motorist reported her vehicle was damaged on U.S. 30 west of 600 East in Hamlet when the vehicle in front of it kicked up road debris.

5/27/16 – A resident in the 5000 block of east 200 South in Knox reported the theft of a vape mod and accessories, a cell phone and an Xbox One from his residence.

5/27/16 – A resident in the 8900 block of south Jefferson Street in Monterey reported her neighbor is throwing fireworks at her residence.

5/28/16 – A resident in the 3900 block of East Toto Road in Knox reported the tires on her vehicle have been slashed.

5/28/16 – A single-vehicle property damage accident was reported in the 8900 block of east State Road 8 in Knox.

5/28/16 – A vehicle versus motorcycle personal injury accident was reported in the 5400 block of South CR 210 in Knox. The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Bass Lake Fire Department responded.

5/28/16 – A resident in the 4300 block of West U Road in North Judson reported a black car pulled up to her residence as she was leaving for work and said the occupants got out, started banging on her windows and threw a dead squirrel in her yard.

5/29/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported in the 10100 block of East State Road 8 in Knox.

5/29/16 – A 2001 Silver Buick LeSabre was reported stolen overnight from a residence in the 5800 block of East 900 South in Knox.

5/29/16 – – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported at the intersection of State Road 23 and 200 South in Knox.

5/29/16 – A resident in the 1100 block of east 900 South in Knox reportedly found drug needles.

Arrests:

Inclusion in the arrest reports is merely a record an arrest occurred and is not an indication of guilt. All defendants are innocent until proven guilty.

5/23/16 – Cruz Alonzo Ramirez, 19, Fort Wayne – Illegal possession, consumption of alcohol, possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia.

5/24/16 – Edgar Aguilar, 27, Chicago – Operator never licensed.

5/25/16 – Annette Sue Beedle, 59, Knox – Warrant.

5/25/16 – Ronda Kay Cudney, 31, Plymouth – Maintaining a common nuisance, possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia.

5/26/16 – Rickie Clemons, Jr., 21, Knox – Warrant.

5/26/16 – Christopher Rodriguez, 24, Kempton – Possession of methamphetamine.

5/28/16 – Paris Gray Dunn, 53, Knox – Resisting law enforcement.

5/29/16 – Brent A. White, 28, North Judson – Resisting law enforcement by vehicle.

5/29/16 – Adam Szczechowicz, 23, Chicago – Operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person, operating a vehicle with an ACE of .15 or more and operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

 

 

 

Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Starke County Sheriff's Department BadgeIncidents:

5/16/16/ – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and North Judson-Wayne Township Fire Department responded to a rollover accident involving a tractor-trailer on State Road 10 west of Braman & Bailey Funeral Home in North Judson.

5/16/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported on State Road 8 at 800 East in Knox.

5/16/16 – A caller in the 7200 block of north 825 East in Walkerton requested an officer and advised her husband is holding a man at gunpoint.

5/17/16 – A Knox resident reported her credit card was cloned.

5/17/16 – A resident in the 2500 block of west First Street in North Judson reported someone broke into his house, took his medication and his mother’s debit card.

5/17/16 – A motorist reported a county officer’s vehicle flipped a rock and hit her windshield, leaving a hole. The incident occurred at the intersection of 250 West and State Road 10 in North Judson.

5/17/16 – Officials from the Starke County Sheriff’s Office and Starke County Jail are investigating a report of trafficking with inmates.

5/17/16 – A resident in the 5800 block of U East Road in North Judson reported his 15-year-old neighbor digging holes on private property and making dirt hills to ride his dirt bike and 4-wheeler on.

5/17/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on State Road 10 east of U.S. 421 in San Pierre.

5/17/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on 1100 east at 750 South in Culver.

5/18/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Hamlet Police Department and Starke County EMS responded to a report of a vehicle in a ditch in the 4300 block of north State Road 23 in Grovertown. The vehicle was not occupied when they arrived.

5/18/16 – A Knox resident reported her credit card was “cloned.”

5/18/16 – A caller reported illegal burning of garbage in the 6500 block of south State Road 39 in North Judson. The officer spoke to the person who was burning items, checked the burn pile and only found wood-type brush items. No trash or illegal items were located.

5/18/16 – A resident in the 2000 block of south State Road 23 in Knox asked to file a theft report.

5/18/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on Sttate Road 10 east of 700 West in North Judson.

5/19/16 – A resident in the 2100 block of south State Road 23 in Knox reported being threatened by a known suspect.

5/19/16 – A vehicle versus semi traffic accident was reported on U.S. 30 west of the Grovertown Truck Stop.

5/19/16 – A semi driver reported being stopped for 45 minutes at the intersection of 300 east north of Division Road due a train. Norfolk Southern was advised.

5/19/16 – A resident in the 600 block of east 625 South in Monterey reported the theft of an air compressor.

5/20/16 – A Knox resident reported being threatened on the telephone.

5/20/16 – A FedEx driver reported being threatened while making a deliver in Koontz Lake.

5/20/16 – A resident in the 8200 block of North Eureka Drive in Knox reported several

5/21/16 – A resident in the 1600 block of east 250 South in Knox reported neighbors throwing rocks at his residence.

5/21/16 – Officers responded to a report of possible drug activity at a residence in the 7100 block of east 50 South that caught fire on April 9th.

5/21/16 – A Starke County K9 Officer assisted the Indiana State Police on a call in the area of 750 North and South Street in Koontz Lake.

5/22/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Koontz Lake Fire Department responded to an accident with injuries in the 11100 block of 400 North in Grovertown.

5/22/16 – A resident in the 7900 block of North Frost Street in Koontz Lake advised his residence has been broken into.

5/22/16 – A resident in the 8900 block of south Birch Street in Monterey reported his shed has been broken into.

5/22/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on 700 East north of State Road 8 in Knox.

5/22/16 – A Knox resident reported receiving a threatening telephone call.

Arrests:

Inclusion in the arrest reports is merely a record an arrest was made and is not an indication of guilt. All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

5/16/16 – Jason William Crane, 46, Knox – Warrant.

5/16/16 – Dustin James Tidwell, 38, Michigan City – Invasion of privacy, resisting law enforcement and escape.

5/19/16 – Patrick D. Sanders, 26, Fort Wayne – Driving while suspended.

5/19/16 – Kelli Vinezeano, 22, Hamlet – Possession of marijuana.

5/19/16 – Avery Austin Mullins, 33, Plymouth – Warrant x2.

Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Starke County Sheriff's Department BadgeIncidents:

5/9/16 – A resident in the 100 block of west 450 South in North Judson asked to file a fraud report.

5/9/16 – A resident in the 11300 block of Circle Ave. in Walkerton asked to file a theft report.

5/9/16 – An injury accident was reported on U.S. 30 eastbound east of 1100 East in Hamlet. The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Hamlet Fire Department, Starke County EMS and Hamlet Police Department responded.

5/10/16 – A property damage accident was reported at the intersection of 700 East and 25 North in Grovertown.

5/10/16 – A resident in the 8900 block of south Jefferson Street in Monterey filed a theft report on a silver Jeep.

5/10/16 – A resident in the 2500 block of east 150 South in Knox reported mailboxes smashed the previous night.

5/10/16 – A two-vehicle property damage accident was reported in the 900 block of west State Road 10 in North Judson.

5/10/16 – A resident in the 3000 block of east 300 North in Knox reported harassment.

5/10/16 – a Knox man reported accidentally shooting himself in the arm. The Knox Police Department was advised.

5/11/16 – A trespasser was reported on 200 South west of 100 West in North Judson.

5/11/16 – A Walkerton resident reported credit card fraud.

5/11/16 – A North Judson resident reported forgery.

5/11/16 – A Knox resident reported identity theft.

5/11/16 – An injured bald eagle was reported in a field in the 100 block of north 500 East in Knox. DNR was notified.

5/12/16 – A traffic accident with injuries was reported at the Marathon gas station in Walkerton. The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Koontz Lake Fire Department all responded.

5/12/16 – A fight was reported in the 5100 block of south 275 West in Knox. Neighbors were reported arguing over someone driving recklessly and throwing rocks in the yard with tires.

5/12/16 – A property damage accident was reported in the 200 block of south State Road 23 in Knox.

5/13/16 – A resident in the 2400 block of south A Street in North Judson reported windows broken out and the front door broken in.

5/13/16 – A two-vehicle property damage accident was reported at the intersection of Toto Road and State Road 39 in North Judson. The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and North Judson-Wayne Township Fire Department responded.

5/13/16 – A resident in the 1400 block of west 250 South in North Judson reported his home was broken into and two chainsaws are missing.

5/13/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported at the intersection of Toto Road and 550 East in Knox.

5/13/16 – A Grovertown resident reported fraudulent activity on her bank account.

5/13/16 – A two-vehicle property damage accident was reported at the intersection of State Road 10 and U Road in North Judson.

5/13/16 – A resident in the 6100 block of south 250 West in North Judson requested an officer for a theft report.

5/13/16 – A slide-off was reported in the 200 block of south 700 East in Knox.

5/14/16 – A vehicle versus tree crash was reported at the intersection of 750 East and 850 South in Ora.

5/14/16 – A resident in the 2400 block of south A Street in North Judson reported the theft of several items.

5/14/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, North Judson and San Pierre Fire Departments responded to a report of a Jeep flipped over in a ditch.

5/14/16 – The owner of property at the intersection of 1000 East and 250 South in Knox reported one of his outbuildings was broken into and items were stolen.

5/14/16 – A resident in the 3600 block of East Debby Drive in Knox reported extremely loud fireworks. The incident report indicates they were part of a 16th birthday party celebration.

5/14/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported on U.S. 35 near U.S. 30 in Hamlet.

5/15/16 – A North Judson resident reported fraud.

5/15/16 – A resident in the 9300 block of west State Road 10 in San Pierre reported someone siphoned gas from a vehicle and stole the horn.

5/15/16 – A resident in the 5700 block of south 250 West in North Judson reported a residential break-in.

5/15/16 – A residential burglary was reported in the 5200 block of south A Street in North Judson.

5/15/16 – A resident in the 2700 block of 100 South in Knox advised he got into a verbal argument with the neighbor, who threatened to burn his house down.

5/15/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office and Hamlet Fire Department responded to a report of a vehicle fire on U.S. 30 east of U.S. 35 in the westbound lane.

5/15/16 – A Koontz Lake resident reported kids riding 4-wheelers and dirt bikes extremely fast on Tippecanoe Drive.

Arrests:

Inclusion in the arrest reports is merely a record an arrest was made and is not an indication of guilt. All defendants are innocent until proven guilty.

5/10/16 – Brian A. Ligue, 30, Westville – Charges not specified.

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Starke County Sheriff's Department BadgeIncidents:

5/2/16 – A resident in the 3200 block of north 100 East in Knox reported his John Deere pallet forks for his 4000s 400 loader were stolen sometime in the last few months.

5/2/16 – Officers responded to a residence in the 1500 block of north 700 East in Grovertown that has been condemned due to a meth lab where people were reportedly trying to get in.

5/2/16 – Officers responded to the Grovertown Truck Stop on U.S. 30 for a report of an older woman and younger man who have been living in their vehicle there for the past week or so. The caller advised the man was walking around by the semis today with bolt cutters.

5/2/16 – A resident in the 7200 block of south 200 West in North Judson reported four men at her residence threatening to beat up her boyfriend. They were gone when officers arrived.

5/2/16 – A vehicle versus deer accident was reported in the 4600 block of south 850 West in San Pierre.

5/3/16 – A resident in the 2100 block of north 325 East in Knox reported a loose Doberman and advised it bit him the last time it was loose.

5/3/16 – A U-Haul that was previously reported stolen from Massachusetts was returned to Miller’s Auto, Inc. in Knox.

5/3/16 – A rollover accident was reported on U.S. 421 at the Starke/Pulaski County line.

5/3/16 – The owner of property on 1000 East just south of State Road 8 in Knox reported someone dumped a bag of trash on his property.

5/3/16 – An incident with a neighbor in the 2600 block of south 700 East in Knox was reported to the Starke County Sheriff’s Office.

5/3/16 – A resident in the 6100 block of east 100 North in Knox reported several things, including a riding lawn mower, missing from the residence.

5/3/16 – A possible meth lab was reported in the 4300 block of south 200 East in Knox.

5/3/16 – A caller reported a strong odor possibly associated with meth manufacture at the Stay 4 Less Motel in Hamlet. Officers checked the area, including rooms 1 and 2 with tenant consent, and were unable to locate anything.

5/4/16 – Officers responded to a report of a fight at the Save-a-Lot in Knox.

5/5/16 – A residen tin the 9800 block of east 50 South in Knox advised someone broke the glass in the window to his garage.

5/5/16 – A vehicle reported stolen on April 22 in Starke County was recovered in Porter County by the Kouts Police Department.

5/5/16 – A vehicle versus turkey accident was reported on State Road 10 east of U.S. 421 in San Pierre.

5/5/16 – The owner of a house in the 5800 block of South U Road in North Judson advised a group of kids are outside tearing it up.

5/6/16 – A suspicious vehicle was reported in the 6400 block of east 200 North in Knox.

5/6/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Washington Township Fire Department responded to a rollover accident in the 600 block of south State Road 23 in Knox.

5/6/16 – The owner of property in the 3900 block of west 800 South in North Judson found drug paraphernalia in front of his property while mowing.

5/6/16 – A North Judson resident reported receiving harassing telephone calls.

5/6/16 –  A suspicious vehicle was reported at a vacant residence in the 1700 block of north 410 East in Knox.

5/16/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Bass Lake Fire Department responded to a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of State Road 10 and U.S. 35 in Knox.

5/6/16 – A traffic accident was reported at the intersection of State Road 10 and Range Road in North Judson.

5/7/16 – A vehicle versus fence hit-and-run accident was reported at the NIPSCO substation in the 8200 block of North State Road 23 near the Country Roads Bar and Grill.

5/7/16 – The owner of property on 500 North west of State Road 23 in Grovertown requested police assistance after detaining the 17-year-old he caught doing burn-outs in his planted field.

5/7/16 – A Koontz Lake resident reported her vehicle was keyed last night while parked at her residence.

5/7/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office and Starke County EMS responded to an injury crash on 25 North at 600 East in Knox. The caller advised her son was on his moped and was run off the road by a black vehicle that continued northbound on 600 East.

5/7/16 – A property damage accident was reported on U.S. 35 south of State Road 10 in Knox.

5/7/16 – A resident in the 3400 block of west 400 South in North Judson advised a neighbor saw two men bending the fence down in her back yard in order to get inside her house. They were picked up by a vehicle and are no longer in the area.

5/8/16 – A single vehicle property damage accident was reported on 500 East at U.S. 30 in Knox.

5/8/16 – A fight was reported in the 7200 block of south 250 West in North Judson.

5/8/16 – A resident in the 7900 block of North Frost Street in Walkerton reported a known suspect jumped his fence and stole his white and bluish gray pit bull.

5/8/16 – A resident in the 6000 block of south 250 West in North Judson reported being threatened by a neighbor.

5/8/16 – A caller reported finding drug paraphernalia on property at the intersection of 700 North and 1200 East in Knox.

5/8/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, North Judson Police Department, Starke County EMS and North Judson Fire Department responded to a traffic accident with injuries in the 1500 block of west 400 South in North Judson. The vehicle was reportedly on fire when they arrived.

5/8/16 – A caller in the area of 250 West south of 700 South in North Judson reported shots fired in the area.

5/8/16 – A resident in the 2600 block of south 700 East in Knox reported her neighbor shooting a gun toward her residence.

5/8/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on U.S. 30 at 900 East in Grovertown.

Arrests:

Inclusion in the arrest reports is merely a record an arrest was made and is not an indication of guilt. All defendants are innocent until proven guilty.

5/4/16 – Walter Girton, 36, Porter – Possession of a controlled substance with intent to deal.

5/4/16 – Lonzo Lee Jackson, 45, Knox – Driving while suspended prior.

5/5/16 – Phi Lyn Nguyen, 25, Valparaiso – Reckless driving and operator never licensed.

5/6/16 – Sergio Botello, 21, Hobart – Driving while suspended, reckless driving and possession of marijuana.

 

Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Starke County Sheriff's Department BadgeIncidents:

4/25/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and North Judson Fire Department responded to a three-vehicle injury accident at the intersection of 250 West and State Road 10 in North Judson.
4/26/16 – A two-vehicle property damage accident was reported at the intersection of State Road 8 and State Road 23 in Knox.
4/26/16 – A single vehicle property damage accident was reported on U.S. 35 north of 25 North in Knox.
4/26/16 – A manager at the Stay for Less Motel in Hamlet reported being threatened by a man driving a tan or gold Buick or Lincoln.
4/26/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office and Starke County EMS responded to a report of a 15-year-old boy who was battered in the Hamlet Town Park, hit his head and is now very dizzy.
4/26/16 – A two-vehicle property damage crash was reported in a driveway in the 3800 block of north 900 East in Grovertown.
4/26/16 – A resident in the 5200 block of South A Street in North Judson reported the back door of the home was open and the fuses were stolen from the fuse box, and now he has no electric.
4/27/16 – A vehicle versus turkey property damage accident was reported in the 4200 block of South 100 East in Knox.
4/27/16 – A resident in the 4900 block of north Ohio Street in Grovertown reported damage to a mailbox and advised heart medication and mail were removed. He reported the incident to the post office and was advised to file a police report as well.
4/27/16 – The owner of a house in the 6800 block of East Hickory Ave. in Knox reported the theft of items from the front yard.
4/28/16 – The owner of a house in the 2600 block of West First Ave. in North Judson that burned a month or so ago advised people she does not know are removing plants and other items from the residence. A trespass warning was issued.
4/28/16 – A property damage accident was reported at the intersection of 200 Southa nd 300 East in Knox.
4/28/16 – A resident in the 8900 block of south Jefferson Street in Monterey reported being battered by a neighbor.
4/28/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on State Road 10 near 1150 East in Culver.
4/29/16 – Vandalism was reported to a boat in the 8000 block of North Tonti Lane in Koontz Lake.
4/29/16 – A man advised another man in a silver passenger car pulled out a handgun and fired shots at him on 250 West south of State Road 10 in North Judson.
4/30/16 – A resident in the 100 block of west 625 South in North Judson reported being battered by a known suspect.
4/30/16 – A resident in the 2600 block of East Toto Road in Knox reported being threatened by a known suspect.
4/30/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office was asked to respond to an injury accident at the intersection of State Road 8 and Union Road in Marshall County due to a delayed response time by Marshall County officers.
4/30/16 – A resident in the 2600 block of south 700 East reported being shot at by her neighbor after returning home.
5/1/16 – A vehicle versus metal post property damage accident was reported at the intersection of Main Street and the railroad tracks in North Judson.
5/1/16 – A resident in the area of State Road 10 and 100 West in North Judson reported her neighbor ran over her mailbox.

Arrests:

Inclusion in the arrest reports is merely a record an arrest was made and is not an indication of guilt. All defendants are innocent until proven guilty.

4/25/16 – Christopher Todd Huddleston, 31, Minot – Possession of paraphernalia and possession of marijuana.
5/1/16 – Jennifer M. Sanderson, 40, Knox – Disorderly conduct.
5/1/16 – Dennis Brian Fuchs, 57, Knox – Disorderly conduct.

Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Starke County Sheriff's Department BadgeIncidents:

4/18/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on Toto Road east of 1000 East in Culver.
4/18/16 – A resident in the 4200 block of north 300 East in Knox reported a lost/stolen trailer plate.
4/19/16 – The Starke Coujnty Sheriff’s Office, Bass Lake Fire Department and Starke County EMS responded to a semi versus van rear-end collision on U.S. 35 at 500 South in Knox.
4/19/16 – A Knox resident reported being scammed over the telephone by people claiming to be with the IRS who convinced her to send them $2,000 worth of iTunes gift cards.
4/19/16 – A resident in the 8700 block of south 1175 East in Culver reported a known suspect peeping in her windows and threatening to plant drugs on her property.
4/19/16 – An employee at the Oakview Motel in North Judson reported the theft of items from the motel.
4/20/16 – An employee at the Country Roads Bar and Grill in the 8000 block of North State Road 23 in Walkerton reported a man came in and assaulted the owner.
4/20/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported in the 11200 block of east 875 North in Walkerton.
4/20/16 – A resident in the 2600 block of south Union Street in Knox reported a suspicious person standing in her garden.
4/20/16 – A Grovertown resident advised he sent merchandise to a person in Alabama and they did not send payment back. He was advised to contact the Federal Trade Commission.
4/21/16 – A caller reported trash on 850 South all the way to 1175 West in Knox. The county highway department was notified.
4/21/16 – A vehicle versus turkey crash was reported on 500 West south of Toto Road in Knox.
4/21/16 – A North Judson man who left his vehicle at a Dawn Drive residence came to pick his vehicle up and found the tires slashed.
4/21/16 – A resident in the 1600 block of east 250 South in Knox reported his firearm was stolen from his vehicle.
4/22/16 – A license plate was reported stolen from Hicksgas in Knox.
4/22/16 – A silver 2003 Ford Taurus was reported stolen from a residence in the 6800 block of west Toto Road in North Judson.
4/22/16 – A property damage accident was reported on Toto Road between 200 and 250 East in Knox.
4/22/16 – A resident in the 8700 block of south 50 West in North Judson advised a pump that was stolen from the farm about two months ago is believed to be at the pawn shop in Knox. A report was not filed when the theft occurred, but they want to file one now.
4/23/16 – A property damage accident was reported at the intersection of State Roads 8 and 23 in Knox.
4/23/16 – A trespasser was reported in the 1500 block of north 700 East in Knox.
4/23/16 – The owner of a home in the 2200 block of east 150 South in Knox advised her renters have moved out and she found narcotic residue and a possible meth lab inside the residence.
4/23/16 – A resident in the 2000 block of South West Country Lane in Knox reported people on 4-wheelers riding behind her residence without permission.
4/24/16 – The owner of a property in the 6600 block of east Toto Road in Knox reported the theft of items from the property.

Arrests:

Inclusion in the arrest reports is merely a record an arrest was made and is not an indication of guilt. All defendants are innocent until proven guilty.

4/18/16 – Dallas Dalton Preston, 23, Michigan City – Reckless driving, neglect of a dependent, resisting law enforcement on foot, resisting law enforcement by vehicle.
4/18/16 – Winston Lee Martin, 58, Knox – Possession of marijuana.
4/20/16 – Edward A. Royce, 34, LaPorte – Criminal trespass (x2), Possession of a controlled substance (x2), neglect of a dependent and maintaining a common nuisance.
4/20/16 – Tricia Ann Jackson, 28, Mishawaka – Neglect of a dependent, possession of paraphernalia and visiting a common nuisance.
4/22/16 – James Daniels, 47, Knox – Dealing methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine, possession of precursors, possession of marijuana, possession of a Schedule 2 controlled substance and maintaining a common nuisance.
4/22/16 – Crystal Williams, 31, Knox – Dealing methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine, possession of precursors, possession of marijuana, possession of a Schedule 2 controlled substance and maintaining a common nuisance.
4/22/16 – Joseph Bihlmayer, 31, Knox – Possession of methamphetamine and maintaining a common nuisance.
4/23/16 – Joshua A. Wielochowski, 26, Winamac – O.V.W.I.
4/24/16 – Joshua Aaron Rudd, 21, LaPorte – Warrant.

Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Starke County Sheriff's Department BadgeIncidents:

4/11/16 – A break-in was reported at a storage unit at the intersection of 900 South and U.S. 35 in Knox.
4/11/16 – A Knox resident reported receiving harassing telephone calls and text messages from a former boyfriend.
4/11/16 – Deputies were dispatched to the Starke Hospital emergency room to speak with a dog bite victim. The bite occurred somewhere near Fletcher’s Carpet.
4/11/16 – A resident in the 800 block of west Toto Road advised someone ran over her mailbox and everything is scattered on the roadway.
4/11/16 – An employee at Preferred Flooring in Toto reported the dumping of about 10 bags of trash in their dumpster and advised they have mail in there with their names on it.
4/11/16 – Officials at Starke Hospital notified the sheriff’s office a man is in the emergency room stating he hit either a telephone pole or a mailbox and is unsure of the location.
4/11/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Bass Lake Fire Department responded to a two-vehicle accident on Toto Road east of U.S. 35 in Knox.
4/11/16 – A Knox resident advised she and her husband were coon hunting on 100 West and were threatened by two men.
4/12/16 – Officers responded to a complaint about 4-wheelers driving up and down the road in the area of State Road 8 and 1100 East in Knox and warned the juveniles operating them to stay off of all roadways.
4/12/16 – The Washington Township Trustee reported someone in a white SUV pulled into the Eagle Creek Cemetery, dropped a moped off behind the dumpster and left.
4/12/16 – A San Pierre resident reported possible fraud on his credit report.
4/13/16 – A vehicle versus deer accident was reported at the intersection of Toto Road and State Road 39 in North Judson.
4/13/16 – A Walkerton woman reported fraud on her bank account.
4/13/16 – A caller reported someone had dumpbed a large amount of concrete and rocks in the 200 block of south State Road 23.
4/13/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on Toto Road just west of U.S. 35 in Knox.
4/14/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on State Road 10 at 600 East in Knox.
4/14/16 – A resident in the 2800 block of east 150 South in Knox reported people burning unknown material at the condemned residence to the east of his location.
4/14/16 – A Walkerton man was cited for riding a dirtbike on the roadway on State Road 23 near Collins Reality in Koontz Lake.
4/14/16 – A break-in and theft were reported in the 2600 block of east 525 South in Knox.
4/14/16 – A resident in the 10800 block of Seneca in Walkerton reported his ex-girlfriend came over, broke the door frame, shoved and punched him.
414/16 – A resident in the 7200 block of west 700 South in North Judson reported receiving a threatening telephone call.
4/14/16 – A shopper at Save-a-Lot in Knox reported her wallet missing after leaving it on the counter in the store and advised nobody has turned it in.
4/14/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office and Starke County EMS responded to a rollover accident at the intersection of U.S. 30 and State Road 23.
4/14/16 – A caller found a syringe on 100 West north of Toto Road and advised it contained an unknown substance.
4/14/16 – The Koontz Lake Fire Department, Starke County EMS and the Starke County Sheriff’s Office responded to an accident in the 800 block of east 750 North in Hamlet. A Starke County Sheriff’s Deputy found a one-pot meth lab at the accident scene.
4/15/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on U.S. 30 near the Grovertown Truck Stop.
4/15/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Knox Fire Department responded to a vehicle versus motorcycle crash on U.S. 35 in front of Bowlaway Lanes in Knox.
4/15/16 – A resident in the 2400 block of east 250 South in Knox found her horse dead and advised it looks suspicious.
4/15/16 – A bag of syringes was found at the corner of 200 South and 700 East in Knox.
4/15/16 – A Knox resident advised she got a telephone call regarding suspicious activity on her credit card, but she doesn’t have a credit card.
4/15/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office assisted the Knox City Police Department in the execution of a search warrant in the 200 block of west Bender Street in Knox.
4/15/16 – A vehicle versus turkey accident was reported on State Road 10 west of U.S. 421 in San Pierre.
4/15/16 – A chainsaw was reported stolen in the 2400 block of north 1025 East in Grovertown.
4/15/16 – A resident in the 7900 block of Frost Street in Walkerton requested an officer for a theft and vandalism report.
4/15/16 – Deputies removed a trespasser from a home in the 2400 block of north 1025 East in Knox and issued a verbal trespass warning.
4/15/16 – A resident in the 11600 block of east South Ave. in Walkerton reported a vehicle’s windshield has been busted out.
4/16/16 – Residents in the 5800 block of Manor Drive in Knox reported their camper has been broken into.
4/16/16 – The owner of property on State Road 10 east of 250 West reported six ATVs trespassing and tearing up his field.
4/16/16 – Officers were called to a fight in the 10300 block of west State Road 10 in San Pierre.
4/16/16 – Vandalism was reported in the 7700 block of North Topinabee Road in Walkerton.
4/16/16 – The owner of a home in the 1200 block of East Toto Road in Knox reported the theft of a rental sign and problems with the neighbors at her rental property.
4/16/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office and Starke County EMS responded to room 5 of the Stay For Less Motel in Hamlet for a report of a man who was shot in the hand with a pellet gun.
4/16/16 – A wrecked red golf cart was found 100 feet off the road in the 800 block of east 625 South in Knox.
4/17/16 – A man with blonde hair wearing baggy pants and holding a beer in his hand was reportedly standing in the middle of the intersection of Toto and Range Roads and hit a car with his fist.
4/17/16 – A resident in the 6100 block of south 850 East in Knox reported a stolen golf cart.
4/17/16 – The owner of property on 400 North east of Range Road in Knox found a one-pot meth lab on his property.
4/17/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Bass Lake Fire Department and Starke County EMS responded to a vehicle versus motorcycle accident on State Road 10 at 100 East in North Judson.
4/17/16 – Needles were found in the roadway on 800 West south of Toto Road in Knox.
4/17/16 – A resident in the 2600 block of south 700 East in Knox reported her neighbor was shooting at her dogs that are tied up in her yard and advised her son was out playing in the range of gun fire.

Arrests:

Inclusion in the arrest reports is merely a record an arrest was made and is not an indication of guilt. All defendants are innocent until proven guilty.

4/14/16 – Troy Bell, 46, Walkerton – Dealing methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, possession of a Schedule 4 drug, possession of paraphernalia and maintaining a common nuisance.
4/14/16 – Natasha Bell, 31, Walkerton – Dealing methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, possession of a Schedule 4 drug, possession of paraphernalia and maintaining a common nuisance.
4/14/16 – Thomas McEndarfer. 21, Walkerton –
4/14/16 – Hillary Robinson, 24, Walkerton – Dealing methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, possession of a destructive device, possession of paraphernalia, illegal drug lab and maintaining a common nuisance.
4/14/16 – Corey Scott, 21, Walkerton – Possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana and maintaining a common nuisance.
4/15/16 – Jason B. Maroules, 38, Knox – Illegal drug lab; possession or sale of precursors >10 grams, Possession of a controlled substance, maintaining a common nuisance.
4/15/16 – William Star Johnson, 37, Wheatfield – drug lab; possession or sale of precursors >10 grams, Possession of methamphetamine, possession of a controlled substance and false informing.
4/15/16 – Tricia Ann Jackson, 28, Mishawaka – Driving while suspended prior and false or fictitious registration.
4/16/16 – Elizabeth Marie Wright, 21, Winamac – Operating a vehicle with an ACE of .15 or more, possession of a synthetic drug and operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person.

Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Starke County Sheriff's Department Badge4/5/16 – A resident in the 2500 block of north 1100 East in Grovertown advised his neighbor’s cattle are in his hay field again and are damaging it.

4/5/16 – A resident in the 10100 block of East Francis Street in Grovertown reported a theft.

4/5/16 – A resident in the 7300 block of West Toto Road in North Judson reported the theft of one garbage can and damage to another one.

4/5/16 – A theft was reported in the 6300 block of south 700 East in Knox.

4/5/16 – A vehicle theft was reported in the 4000 block of south 100 East in Knox.

4/5/16 – A vehicle damage report was requested at the Hope Center on U.S. 30 at State Road 23 after a car door hit another vehicle in the parking lot.

4/5/16 – A Knox resident reported receiving a scam phone call from someone claiming to be from Publisher’s Clearing House saying she won their sweepstakes and they needed her address. Dispatchers contacted Publisher’s Clearing House and were told they don’t call winners, they just show up.

4/5/16 – Another Knox resident reported receiving a Publisher’s Clearing House scam call. This time the caller said the winner needed to pay a fee before her prize could be delivered. Again these are scams. Hang up, and do not share any personal information.

4/6/16 – A resident in the 500 block of North Starke Street in Hamlet reported receiving harassing text messages.

4/6/16 – A resident in the 7600 block of south 125 East in North Judson reported two dogs attacked his farm animals.

4/7/16 – A residential break in was reported in the 1900 block of west 700 South in North Judson.

4/7/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Bass Lake Fire Department responded to an accident with injuries at the intersection of U.S. 35 and 400 South in Knox.

4/716 – A Walkerton resident reported receiving IRS scam telephone calls.

4/7/16 – A Knox resident reported receiving scam text messages.

4/7/16 – A resident in the 4000 block of south 625 East in Knox called the sheriff’s office to file a theft report for medication and was advised they no longer take reports for this.

4/8/16 – A tenant at the Stay 4 Less Motel in Hamlet asked to file a theft report.

4/8/16 – A resident in the 4600 block of south State Road 39 in North Judson reported someone stole their rabbits and killed their dog.

4/8/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and fire department first responders responded to a traffic accident on Toto Road east of 250 East in Knox.

4/8/16 – A man advised his girlfriend got a phone call from the Health and Human United Federal Grants Department saying she was getting back $700,000 but needed to pay a fee of $250. This is another type of scam.

4/8/16 – The owner of farm property in the 1700 block of south 200 East in Knox reported young men having a fire and drinking without her permission.

4/8/16 – A North Judson resident hit a tree that had fallen across State Road 39 just north of State Road 10. He was not injured and was able to drive his car home. The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, North Judson Police and North Judson-Wayne Township Fire Department responded.

4/9/16 – A slide-off was reported on U.S. 421 south of the Kankakee River.

4/9/16 – A slide-off was reported on State Road 8 between the railroad tracks and 700 East in Knox.

4/9/16 – A slide-off was reported on U.S. 30 eastbound west of U.S. 35.

4/9/16 – A slide-off was reported on U.S. 30 just east of U.S. 35.

4/9/16 – A slide-off was reported on U.S. 35 north of State Road 8 west in Knox. The vehicle was on its side, but the driver was not injured.

4/9/16 – A slide-off was reported on the west side of U.S. 35 north of 400 North in Knox.

4/9/16 – A property damage accident was reported at the intersection of Toto Road and 250 East in Knox.

4/9/16 – A slide-off was reported on the south side of U.S. 30 west of U.S. 35.

4/9/16 – A deputy responded to the 8800 block of south U.S. 35 in Monterey, where multiple storage units were reportedly broken into.

4/9/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office responded to a two-vehicle property damage accident in the 2100 block of south State Road 39 in Knox.

4/9/16 – A resident in the 1600 block of north 300 East in Knox advised someone broke in and stole all of his electronics.

4/9/16 – A resident in the 2200 block of east 250 South in Knox reported being harassed by a neighbor.

4/9/16 – A resident in the 6600 block of south 200 East in Knox advised five teenagers pulled road signs out of the ground and left them in the roadway for cars to run over.

4/9/16 – A resident in the 3000 block of north 1200 East in Knox advised he lost a tall buckskin horse with a white spot on its side.

4/9/16 – Officers responded to a report of several people racing up and down the road on dirt bikes and 4-wheelers and told them not to ride off-road vehicles on the roadway.

4/10/16 – A slide-off was reported in the area of State Roads 8 and 23 in Knox.

Arrests:

Inclusion in the arrest reports is not an indication of guilt. It’s merely a record an arrest was made. All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

4/4/16 – Kristy Jimerson, 40, Plymouth – Unauthorized entry of motor vehicle, false informing, driving while suspended and failure to stop after an accident resulting in non-vehicle damage.

4/8/16 – Samuel Edward Singleton, Jr., 22, Knox – Parole warrant.

4/8/16 – Korey C. Shavers, 31, No address listed – Operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person, operating a vehicle with a BAC of .08 or more and possession of marijuana.

4/8/16 – Stephen Ray Allen, 33, North Judson – Warrant.

49/16 – Richard Tanner, Jr., 30, Walkerton – Criminal trespass.

North Judson Police

Doug Vessely
North Judson Town Marshal Doug Vessely

Incidents:

4/4/16 – A resident in the 600 block of Arlington Avenue reported a possum trying to get to his dogs. An officer chased the possum back into the woods.

4/4/16 – A North Judson officer took a theft report in the 200 block of Lane Street.

4/5/16 – A resident in the 200 block of East State Street reported a juvenile problem to North Judson Police.

4/6/16 – A battery was reported stolen from a vehicle in the 6500 block of 375 West.

4/6/16 – An ordinance violation was reported in the 400 block of Keller Avenue.

4/6/16 – A North Judson officer took a lost item report in the 300 block of Keller Avenue.

4/7/16 – A resident in the 7100 block of South State Road 39 reported mail box damage.

4/7/16 – An dog was struck by a vehicle near the intersection of County Road 500 West and Campbell Drive. It was taken to the Starke County Humane Society.

4/8/16 – North Judson Police responded to an animal complaint in the 200 block of Silver Street.

4/9/16 – North Judson Police responded to a domestic complaint in the 600 block of Oakwood Street. The parties separated for the night.

Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Starke County Sheriff's Department BadgeIncidents:

3/28/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single-vehicle property damage accident on U.S. 421 south of State Road 10.

3/28/16 – A caller advised the NIPSCO substation at the intersection of U.S. 421 and State Road 10 in San Pierre was broken into sometime over the weekend.

3/28/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office investigated a two-vehicle property damage accident on State Road 10 by the walking trail.

3/28/16 – A caller reported a 4-wheeler running up and down the road in the area of Shady Drive and Kanney Avenue in Koontz Lake.

3/28/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Koontz Lake Fire Department responded to a report of possible drug activity in the 8200 block of North Eureka Drive in Plymouth.

3/28/16 – A resident in the 2600 block of south 700 East in Knox reported a neighbor playing loud music, doing burnouts and revving his truck.

3/29/16 – Officers responded to a single-vehicle property damage accident in the eastbound lane of U.S. 30 west of U.S. 35 in Hamlet.

3/29/16 – A resident in the 9500 block of East 100 North in Knox reported the discovery of meth trash across the street from his property.

3/29/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Hamlet Police Department, Hamlet Fire Department and Starke County EMS responded to a three-vehicle personal injury accident at the intersection of 400 North and U.S. 35 in Knox.

3/29/16 – Officers recovered a trailer reported stolen in Marshall County a few months ago in rural Hamlet near Hensler’s Nursery and returned it to the owner.

3/29/16 – A caller reported a possible burglary in progress in the 6700 block of east 700 North in Hamlet.

3/29/16 – A caller reported meth trash in the 8800 block of east 150 North in Knox.

3/29/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on State Road 39 two miles south of North Judson.

3/30/16 – A Knox resident reported receiving a scam telephone call from an Indian man claiming to be with the IRS.

3/30/16 – A resident in the 11000 block of East Mohawk Road in Koontz Lake reported a stolen trailer plate.

3/31/16 – Deputies responded to a property damage accident in the 8000 block of west San Pierre Road in San Pierre.

3/31/16 – A resident in the 1700 block of west 450 South in North Judson believes someone came into her house and stole her tablet and gas cards.

4/1/16 – A resident in the 8200 block of South 750 East in Monterey says the adjacent property owner cut down trees on his property.

4/1/16 – A resident in the 2600 block of south 700 East in Knox reported property damage caused by the neighbor.

4/1/16 – A resident in the 10000 block of east 500 North in Grovertown reported a suspicious white van occupied by two men with long hair wearing hunting clothing driving past the house like they were checking the area out.

4/1/16 – A two-vehicle property damage accident was reported at the intersection of U.S. 35 and 400 South in Knox.

4/1/16 – A resident in the 8200 block of north State Road 23 in Walkerton reported the theft of a marine battery and trolling motor from a boat he has for sale and advised the items were taken with in the last month.

4/2/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Bass Lake Fire Department responded to a single-vehicle injury accident in the 10700 block of east State Road 10 in Culver.

4/2/16 – A resident in the 2000 block of west 700 South in North Judson advised her gas was siphoned out of her truck the previous night. It was parked in her driveway.

4/2/16 – A Lebanon, Ind. resident advised her license plate was stolen from Mark Baliey’s Discount Center earlier in the day.

4/3/16 – A Plymouth man advised he hit a dog in the 9700 block of east State Road 8 in Knox and damaged his vehicle.

4/3/16 – A man advised two known suspects stole items and cash from him in the parking lot of Richard’s of Toto and came after him with an ax when he followed them to a residence.

Arrests:

Inclusion in the arrest reports is not an indication of guilt. It’s merely a record an arrest was made. All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

3/30/16 – Marshall Clint Rowe, 48, Peru – Intimidation and harassment.

4/1/16 – Shawn Ryan Coonrod, 33, Monticello – Dealing methamphetamine, illegal drug lab; possession or sale of precursors >10 grams, possession of methamphetamine and maintaining a common nuisance.

4/1/16 – Eric Shawn Sturgell, 33, Rochester – Dealing in methamphetamine, illegal drug lab; possession or sale of precursors >10 grams, possession of methamphetamine and maintaining a common nuisance.

4/1/16 – Jessica Sturgell, 37, Winamac – Dealing in methamphetamine, illegal drug lab; possession or sale of precursors >10 grams, possession of methamphetamine and maintaining a common nuisance.

4/1/16 – Brian Wayne Aasand, 27, North Judson – Possession of methamphetamine.

North Judson Police Department

Doug Vessely
North Judson Town Marshal Doug Vessely

Incidents:

3/28/16 – A visitor in the 200 block of Maryland Street reported the theft of $700 cash from her vehicle.

3/28/16 –North Judson Police followed two juveniles leaving the 100 block of Jones Street pulling a wagon. After further investigation the boy and girl were returned to their parents and a report was sent to the Starke County Prosecutor and Probation offices requesting theft charges be filed.

3/28/16 – A drug investigation by North Judson Police resulted in the arrest of Christopher Gross, 30, of North Judson on felony intimidation and possession of a controlled substance charges.

3/28/16 – An employee at Dollar General reported a shoplifter. The female reportedly removed items from her person and replaced them on the shelf after she believed the police had been called and left without taking any items before officers arrived.

3/29/16 – Officers responded to a domestic dispute in the 400 block of West Talmer Avenue. The man left for the day.

3/29/16 – A resident reported being harassed by loose dogs in the area of the 100 block of Lane Street. Officers were unable to find the animals.

3/29/16 – Officers took a harassment report after receiving a complaint in the 600 West block of Talmer Avenue. The North Judson Police received an harassment complaint in the 600 W block of Talmer Avenue.

3/29/16 – North Judson Police responded to an attempted burglary at the Heartland Market around 9 p.m. Officers believe the alarm scared the suspects away. Officers later learned of a break-in attempt at Fingerhut Bakery. No items were taken in either case.

3/31/16 – North Judson Police were notified of a bicyclist riding in the middle of the highway on State Road 10 West. An officer found a man wearing dark clothing riding west. He also found an accident at the intersection of 750 West and State Road 10. The officer learned three people got out of the vehicle and left the area in a van. A complete accident report was made.

Arrests:

Inclusion in the arrest reports is not an indication of guilt. It’s merely a record an arrest was made. All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

3/28/16 – Christopher Gross, 30, North Judson – Possession of a controlled substance and felony intimidation.

Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Starke County Sheriff's Department BadgeIncidents:

3/21/16 – Damage was reported to a sign at the intersection of Range Road and 600 North. It appears someone fired shots at the sign.
3/21/16 – A resident in the 8800 block of east 150 North in Knox reported the discovery of a one-pot meth lab at the end of his driveway.
3/21/16 – A resident in the 6900 block of east 250 South in Knox reported another student threatened to rape his 15-year-old daughter. The parents were advised to contact the school system.
3/21/16 – A resident in the 3800 block of north 900 East in Grovertown reported a pit bull running loose in the area and advised chickens are being killed.
3/22/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, North Judson and San Pierre Fire Departments, Starke County EMS and North Judson Police all responded to a rollover accident involving a Kankakee Valley REMC truck on U.S. 421 south of the bridge.
3/22/16 – A caller driving eastbound on State Road 10 near the bike trail in North Judson reported people in a white Ford F-150 throwing trash out of the window and advised trash was also flying out of the back of the truck.
3/22/16 – A caller advised a man with long, dark hair wearing dark clothing was standing on 1200 East north of State Road 8 before Division Road jumping out at passing cars.
3/22/16 – A resident in the 6900 block of west 250 South in North Judson reported being harassed and was advised to file a protective order.
3/22/16 – A resident in the 5300 block of north 1200 East in Plymouth reported a stray dog on the property killing things. The animal was taken to the Starke County Humane Society.
3/22/16 – A resident in the 5800 block of south U Road West in North Judson reported problems with neighborhood kids and advised they just tore down a fence her husband recently put up.
3/23/16 – A resident in the 100 block of west 625 South in North Judson reported a shed was broken into and items were stolen.
3/23/16 – A resident in the 5800 block of south U Road East in North Judson advised the neighbor’s chickens are running loose and tearing up his yard, despite the neighbor’s promise to build a pen for them.
3/23/16 – The illegal dumping of two couches was reported at the Koontz Lake Fire Department recycle bin.
3/24/16 – The owner of a residence in the 7700 block of south 200 West in North Judson reported someone broke in and stole hundreds of rounds of ammunition from a gun safe.
3/24/16 – A property damage accident was reported in the 3000 block of west 800 South in North Judson. The caller advised a black Mustang hit a puddle of water, hydroplaned and went into a creek. No injuries were reported.
3/24/16 – A fraud or scam involving Publisher’s Clearinghouse was reported.
3/25/16 – The Washington Township Trustee reported the dumping of trash in the Eagle Creek Cemetery.
3/25/16 – A pole barn break-in was reported in the 7500 block of south U.S. 421 in San Pierre.
3/25/16 – A resident in the 7700 block of south 200 West in North Judson reported a storage bin and utility trailer were broken into.
3/25/16 – A seasonal resident in the 4700 block of Rannells East Road in Knox reported a suspicious van parked on the private easement blocking her access to the back of the residence.
3/25/16 – A resident in the 2600 block of West First Ave. in North Judson reported the dumping of miscellaneous debris on the property. The responding officer advised the owner to get a trail camera to possibly capture the suspects on video.
3/25/16 – A resident reported the dumping of household garbage along Range Road about one-half mile north of 900 South during the overnight hours.
3/25/16 – An underage drinking party was reported on 600 east south of State Road 8 in Knox. The Starke County Sheriff’s Office and Knox Police Department responded. Several arrests were made.
3/26/16 – A caller reported several cars parked along the access lane in the 200 block of south State Road 23 and advised a meth lab was recently cleaned up in that area.
3/27/16 – A resident in the 5500 block of south 100 East in Knox advised her medications were recently stolen.
3/27/16 – A resident in the 4200 block of south 800 West in San Pierre reported someone shooting guns for the past 20 or 30 minutes, said she went outside and found her dog dead.
3/27/16 – A vehicle versus semi property damage accident was reported on U.S. 30 at County Line Road.

Arrests:

Inclusion in the arrest reports is not an indication of guilt. It’s merely a record an arrest was made. All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

3/25/16 – Larissa Ann Edmaiston, 19, North Liberty – Resisting law enforcement.
3/25/16 – Juvenile male, 17, No address given – Resisting law enforcement and illegal consumption of an alcoholic beverage.
3/25/16 – Peyton Christine Clemons, 18, Knox – Resisting law enforcement.
3/25/16 – Juvenile male, 15, No address given – Possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia.
3/25/16 – Jonathon Rowe, 19, No address given – Illegal consumption of an alcoholic beverage and resisting law enforcement.
3/25/16 – Juvenile female, 16, No address given – Illegal consumption of an alcoholic beverage and resisting law enforcement.
3/25/16 – Serena Anne Warren, 20, North Judson – Resisting law enforcement.
3/25/16 – Juvenile male, 16, No address given – Resisting law enforcement.
3/25/16 – Jacob Austin Neidlinger, 19, Walkerton – Possession of paraphernalia, resisting law enforcement and possession of marijuana.
3/25/16 – Juvenile female, 17, No address given – Illegal consumption of an alcoholic beverage and resisting law enforcement.
3/25/16 – Dalton Cole Miller, 19, Hamlet – Resisting law enforcement.
3/25/16 – Kyle Austin Seals, 18, Knox – Possession of marijuana and resisting law enforcement.
3/25/16 – Kayla Dawn Cangiano, 19, Knox – Resisting law enforcement.
3/25/16 – Juvenile female, 16, No address given – Resisting law enforcement.
3/25/16 – Juvenile male, 17, No address given – Resisting law enforcement.
3/25/16 – Hayleigh Allivia Sondgrass, 19, Walkerton – Resisting law enforcement.
3/25/16 – Tyler Shawn Middleborn, 20, Winamac – Illegal consumption of an alcoholic beverage and resisting law enforcement.
3/25/16 – Juvenile male, 17, no address given – Resisting law enforcement and illegal consumption of an alcoholic beverage.