North Judson Police Department

Doug Vessely
North Judson Town Marshal Doug Vessely

Incidents:

3/21/16 – North Judson Police were dispatched to a burn complaint in the 300 block of Keller Avenue. The resident was advised they can not burn leaves on the roadway or sidewalk.

3/21/16 – A resident located a set of keys on Adair Street near the alley and turned them in to North Judson Police.

3/21/16 – North Judson Police responded to a reckless driving complaint in the Cherry Street area but were unable to locate the vehicle.

03/21/16 – North Judson Police Officer Brack Rowe arrested Laura Elaine Gregory, 35, 610 Lane Street, North Judson, on a warrant from Carroll County, Indiana. Laura was transported to the Starke County Jail without incident.

3/22/16 – A property damage complaint was reported at North Judson-San Pierre High School.

3/23/16 – North Judson Police responded to an animal complaint in the 100 block of Lane Street.

3/24/16 – A resident in the 200 block of West Weninger Street reported someone let the air out of her tires and scratched her vehicle.

3/24/16 – North Judson Police responded to a report of a possible intoxicated driver on State Road 10. The vehicle was located. The driver showed no signs of intoxication and stated she was “messing around with her kids.”

3/25/16 – A resident in the 200 block of East Leslie Street reported the neighbor’s dogs were running loose. Dog owners are reminded to keep their animals in a fenced yard or on a leash. Owners of dogs running loose in town can be cited for an ordinance violation.

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.

3/21/16 – Laura Elaine Gregory, 35, North Judson – Carroll County warrant.

Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Starke County Sheriff's Department BadgeIncidents:

3/14/16 – Officers responded to a residence in the 9700 block of East 700 North in Koontz Lake to take a battery report.
3/14/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Washington Township Fire Department First Responders all responded to a two-vehicle crash in the 8600 block of south 700 East in Knox.
3/14/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Hamlet Fire Department responded to a single-vehicle rollover accident at the intersection of State Road 8 and Range Road in Knox.
3/14/16 – A resident in the 4400 block of SR 210 filed a vandalism report.
3/15/16 – A resident in the 10900 block of East Hazel Boulevard in Monterey asked to file a theft report for a license plate. He advised he loaned it to someone last week and they have not returned it.
3/15/16 – A resident in the 300 block of South 100 West in Knox reported someone has applied for a loan using her identification.
3/15/16 – A brush fire was reported in the 600 South block of 200 East in Knox. It was a controlled burn.
3/15/16 – A resident in the 700 block of South Shield Street in Knox reported a vehicle break-in.
3/16/16 – A resident in the 7300 block of East 600 North in Hamlet reported people in the woods with flashlights.
3/16/16 – Officials at the North Judson San Pierre Veterinary Clinic reported the collapse of a wall of an old building across the street in the 100 block of South Broadway in San Pierre. It did fall on anyone or anything.
3/16/16 – A vehicle versus pole accident was reported at the intersection of State Roads 10 and 23 in Knox.
3/16/16 – A suspicious vehicle was reported in the 9800 block of East 50 South in Knox.
3/16/16 – Officers from the Knox Police Department, Starke County Sheriff’s Office, North Judson Police, Hamlet Police, Indiana State Police and DNR Division of Law Enforcement assisted with the apprehension of a suspect in a stolen car who led officers on a high-speed chase west of Knox into the Kankakee State Fish and Wildlife Area. He was apprehended with the assistance of a Starke County Sheriff’s Office K-9.
3/17/16 – A resident in the 7100 block of West 250 South in North Judson reported someone intentionally set fire to his neighbor’s back field and threw sticks that had been burning up by her back door in an attempt to “smoke her out.”
3/17/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office and Starke County EMS responded to an overdose in the 5900 block of South U Road West in North Judson. The victim was revived with Narcan, and two people were arrested.
3/17/16 – A resident in the 5300 block of South CR 210 in Knox reported his post light was stolen from the front of his property.
3/17/16 – Officers responded to a report of possible debris in the roadway on U.S. 30 west of State Road 23 in Grovertown after four vehicles reported flat tires.
3/18/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported at the intersection of U.S. 35 and 500 South in Knox.
3/18/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office and Indiana State Police were notified of a drug lab at the intersection of 250 South west of 100 West in North Judson.
3/18/16 – The owner of a property in the 2400 block of south 100 West in North Judson reported a recently evicted tenant stole several pieces of furniture.
3/18/16 – An employee at Hickory Hills Campground in Knox reported a break-in at a campsite.
3/18/16 – A resident in the 2100 block of South State Road 39 in North Judson reported being attacked by his wife while he was sleeping.
3/19/16 – A man cleaning up a property in the 8700 block of east 75 North in Knox reported finding an apparent meth lab in a container while cleaning up the property.
3/19/16 – A camper break-in was reported in the 5800 block of East Manor Drive in Knox.
3/19/16 – A resident in the 3200 block of East 400 South in North Judson reported being attacked by a pit bull on March 17th and was told by the Starke County Humane Society that the dog was not up to date on its vaccines.
3/19/16 – Knox Police advised the crossing arms and lights have been activated for an extended time at John and McGill Streets in Knox without a train present. Norfolk-Southern Railroad was contacted.
3/19/16 – Officers responded to a report of someone burning trash with a meth lab in the 8800 block of Jefferson Street in Monterey. Officers were unable to locate any evidence of burning materials, even with the use of thermal.
3/20/16 – A resident in the 11000 block of east 400 North in Grovertown reported an attempted break-in.
3/20/16 – Officers responded to Hickory Hills Campground in Knox for a report of a camper break-in. The owner advised there was some damage to the front sliding door area but no items were missing.
3/20/16 – The Koontz Lake Fire Department responded to a brush fire in the 11000 block of east 400 North in Grovertown.
3/20/16 – A resident in the 5400 block of South County Road 210 in Knox reported damage to his tiki hut across the street.
3/20/16 – A resident in the 11200 block of East Division Road in Knox reported vandalism to a vehicle.
3/20/16 – A residential break-in was reported in the 2200 block of East 400 South in Knox.
3/20/16 – Officers issued several citations for ATVs on the roadway at the intersection of 500 South and 260 West.
3/20/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Hamlet Fire Department responded to a single-vehicle accident with injuries on U.S. 30 east of 300 East in the eastbound lane.
3/20/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported at the intersection of State Road 10 and Range Road in North Judson.
3/20/16 – A resident in the 8000 block of N. Tecumseh Road in Koontz Lake was referred to the prosecutor’s office to obtain a no contact order against a neighbor due to ongoing harassment problems.
3/20/16 – Officers responded to an intimidation complaint in the 6000 block of south Range Road 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 presumed innocent until proven guilty.

3/16/16 – Daniel J. Allen, 27, Winamac – Auto theft, resisting law enforcement – uses vehicle or draws or uses a deadly weapon, resisting law enforcement, reckless driving and criminal mischief.
3/17/16 – Kevin Dale Reading, 38, Knox – Criminal recklessness.
3/17/16 – Stephen Louis Lorencz, 38, San Pierre – Criminal recklessness.
3/19/16 – Ronald Ray Guy, 29, Knox – Operating a vehicle with a BAC of .08 or more, operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person and operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

North Judson Police Department

Doug Vessely
North Judson Town Marshal Doug Vessely

Incidents:

3/14/16 – North Judson Police received a call of a possible drunk driver in the area of State Road 10 and 600 West. The vehicle was stopped and signs of impairment were noticed.

3/15/16 – North Judson Police received an animal complaint in the 600 block of Keller Avenue. The dog’s owner was located and issued a warning when the animal was returned.

3/16/16 – An Impala Drive resident reported a theft from her vehicle in the overnight hours.

3/17/16 – North Judson Police found a contractor working without a license in the 200 block of Arlington Avenue and issued an ordinance violation. It carries a $500 fine.

3/17/16 – A resident in the 100 block of East Sycamore Street filed a criminal vandalism report after finding an arrow stuck in the garage siding.

3/17/16 – North Judson Police received a complaint about a loose-running dog in the 600 block of Oakwood Street. The animal was returned home.

3/17/16 – North Judson Police received a drug activity report in the 600 block of West Talmer Ave. Officers retrieved items from a trash can. No identification or other information was available.

3/18/16 – A neighbor dispute was reported in the 200 block of Talmer Ave.

Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Starke County Sheriff's Department BadgeIncidents:

3/7/16 – A vehicle versus dog property damage accident was reported on westbound State Road 8 in Knox.
3/7/16 – A hit-and-run accident was reported in the 100 block of north 600 East in Knox.
3/7/16 – A resident in the 3200 block of north 100 East in Knox reported someone cut a lock off the door to a trailer and removed items.
3/7/16 – A resident in the 8700 block of south 1175 East in Culver reported men peeking in the windows at night.
3/8/16 – A resident in the 2600 block of south 700 East in Knox reported a neighbor blaring loud music.
3/8/16 – A resident in the 8700 block of east 400 North in Grovertown reported receiving harassing calls and texts from his ex and threatening texts from other people.
3/8/16 – A caller reported the train sitting on the tracks on Klockner Drive in the Knox Industrial Park for more than 30 minutes. The caller advised this happens every day and blocks semi traffic. The dispatcher who took the call contacted the railroad, and officials advised they are checking on it.
3/8/16 – A resident in the 4200 block of south 650 West in Knox reported fraudulent use of his debit card.
3/8/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on State Road 39 north of Toto Road in North Judson.
3/8/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on State Road 10 east of State Road 39 in North Judson.
3/8/16 – A resident in the area of State Road 10 and 250 West in North Judson reported loud music to the north of the residence.
3/9/16 – A property damage accident was reported at the intersection of 1100 East and 550 North in Grovertown.
3/9/16 – A resident in the 10300 block of West State Road 10 in San Pierre reported the theft of several items from his residence.
3/9/16 – A resident in the 4300 block of east 190 North in Knox reported the theft of a debit card.
3/11/16 – The owner of property in the 6700 block of east 250 North in Knox reported a suspicious person walking around her property with a flashlight the previous night based on trail camera footage.
3/11/16 – A resident in the 7600 block of south 700 East in Monterey reported a dark blue full size pickup truck racing down the road and advised someone is shooting at stop signs with a 12 gauge shotgun.
3/11/16 – A resident in the 8400 block of east 850 South in Monterey reported the theft of a television and a DVD player.
3/11/16 – A man riding his bicycle on the trail east of North Judson on in the 6300 block of 100 West south of State Road 10 reported someone shot his bicycle tire.
3/11/16 – The owner of property in the 5400 block of east 800 South reported vehicle damage to his farm field.
3/12/16 – A stop sign was reportedly “shot to bits” at the intersection of State Road 8 and 100 West in Knox.
3/12/16 – A resident in the 2100 block of east 100 South in Knox reported three four-wheelers going up and down the road.
3/12/16 – A resident in the 4900 block of south CR 210 in Knox reported vandalism to her property the previous night.
3/12/16 – A resident in the area of San Pierre Road and 775 West in San Pierre advised someone is either shooting or setting off dynamite and causing their windows to shake.
3/12/16 – A resident in the 7200 block of east 50 South in Knox advised someone was knocking on her windows. Deputies responded and were unable to locate anyone.
3/13/16 – A single-vehicle property damage accident was reported on State Road 10 just east of Range Road in Knox.
3/13/16 – A resident in the 500 block of North State Road 23 in Grovertown advised her neighbor’s dog is killing her chickens.
3/13/16 – Vandalism was reported in the 5300 block of west 700 South in Knox.

Arrests:

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

3/71/6 – Fabian A. Pioro, 32, Monterey – Public intoxication.
3/9/16 – Michael Miller, 38, North Judson – Charges not specified.
3/9/16 – Alan Ray Craft, 29, North Judson – Dealing in methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine, maintaining a common nuisance, possession of a controlled substance, possession of paraphernalia.
3/9/16 – Levi Garrett Clemons, 23, Hamlet – Visiting a common nuisance.
3/9/16 – Aaron Thomas, 50, Merrillville – Dealing in methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine, maintaining a common nuisance, legend drug possession and possession of paraphernalia.
3/9/16 – James C. Clemons, 54, Hamlet – Maintaining a common nuisance.
3/9/16 – Carmen Craft Clemons, 51, Knox – Maintaining a common nuisance.
3/9/16 – Jamie Lee Deckelmann, 31, Hamlet – Maintaining a common nuisance and possession of paraphernalia.
3/10/16 – Melissa Maria Gaskill, 40, Knox – Possession of methamphetamine, maintaining a common nuisance, possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia.
3/10/16 – Everett Deloise Miller, 40, Knox – Dealing in methamphetamine.
3/10/16 – Mitchell W. Prater, 38, Knox – Possession of a firearm by a domestic batterer.

North Judson Police Department

Doug Vessely
North Judson Town Marshal Doug Vessely

Incidents:

3/7/16 – North Judson Police responded to a battery complaint at North Judson-San Pierre High School. A report was forwarded to the Starke County Prosecutor’s Office and Starke County Juvenile Probation Department.

3/7/16 – A resident in the 2300 block of U Road North reported being intimidated by another resident. After a brief investigation it was found to be a misunderstanding. Nobody wanted to press charges.

3/9/16 – Officers investigating reports of illegal drug activity in the 200 block of East Weninger Street found a meth lab and made two arrests. The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Knox Police Department and Indiana State Police assisted.

3/11/16 – Officers responded to a minor property damage accident in the CVS parking lot. Damages were estimated at over $1,000.00.

3/12/16 – A resident in the 300 block of Leslie Street called the police after finding a dead raccoon stuffed in the mailbox.

3/13/16 – The Dollar General on East Talmer Avenue was robbed at 4:45 p.m. The suspect is described as a white man wearing a white baseball cap, black sweatshirt and jeans. He waited until the clerk was alone and demanded money. No firearm was displayed, and nobody was injured. The suspect left on foot, headed east and then south into a wooded area. North Judson, Knox and Indiana State Police and the Starke County Sheriff’s Office all responded and were unable to locate the suspect. Anyone with information is asked to call the North Judson Police Department at 574-772-5914.

Arrests:

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

3/9/16 – Rafael Godoy, 37, North Judson – Illegal drug lab, dealing in methamphetamine, possession of a schedule controlled substance, possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia.

3/9/16 – Tiffany M. Frazier, 26, Walkerton – Illegal drug lab, dealing in methamphetamine, possession of a schedule controlled substance, possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia.

Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Starke County Sheriff's Department BadgeIncidents:
2/29/16 – A resident in the 3300 block of south 300 East in Knox filed a residential burglary report.
2/29/16 – A resident in the 3200 block of south 550 East in Knox reported unspecified property damage.
2/29/16 – A rural Culver resident reported fraudulent charges on her bank account.
3/1/16 – A slide-off was reported on State Road 10 east of 200 East in Knox.
3/1/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS, Koontz Lake Fire Department and Hamlet Police responded to a property damage accident on 500 North west of 700 East in Grovertown.
3/1/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office and Hamlet Police Department responded to a slide-off in the median on U.S. 30 east of the Grovertown Truck Stop.
3/1/16 – A parent of a Culver Community School Corporation student reported his daughter’s cell phone was stolen at school and advised the tracking device is showing it at a residence in Starke County.
3/1/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office and Hamlet Police Department responded to a slide off on U.S. 35 north of U.S. 30 in Hamlet.
3/1/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office responded to a slide off on State Road 39 north of State Road 8.
3/2/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Koontz Lake Fire Department responded to a property damage accident on 30 eastbound at 900 East in Grovertown.
3/2/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Hamlet Fire Department responded to a traffic accident with injuries on U.S. 30 east of 800 East in Knox.
3/2/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and North Judson Fire Department responded to a vehicle versus tree crash on 800 South at Range Road in North Judson.
3/2/16 – A Starke County Sheriff’s Deputy responded to a slide-off on 300 North west of State Road 23.
3/3/16 – Officers responded to a slide-off on State Road 8 at 500 West.
3/3/16 – Officers responded to a slide-off in the 100 block of State Road 23.
3/3/16 – A resident in the 8700 block of East 650 North in Grovertown reported his mail was stolen.
3/3/16 – A Starke County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit assisted the Knox Police Department with the service of a warrant in the 200 block of North Clark Street in Knox.
3/3/16 – A resident in the 7800 block of North Tippecanoe Drive North in Walkerton reported the theft of a chainsaw.
3/4/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Bass Lake Fire Department all responded to a rollover accident with injuries in the 5100 block of East Toto Road.
3/4/16 – A resident in the 5800 block of south 550 East in Knox reported damage to his fence.
3/4/16 – A resident in the 400 block of East Water Street in Knox reported finding syringes across the street.
3/6/16 – A resident in the 4300 block of East 250 North in Knox reported finding possible drug-related items next to the road in front of her residence.
3/6/16 – The owner of property on 1100 East between 150 and 300 North reported three people on ATV’s trespassing on his property and his neighbor’s property and damaging the fence and property.
3/6/16 – A resident in the 6800 block of East 200 North in Grovertown reported someone in a dark tan jeep driving back in the woods on their property.
3/6/16 – A resident in the 5200 block of South 350 West in North Judson reporter her neighbor’s pit bulls are running loose.
3/6/16 – A resident in the 4500 block of South State Road 39 in North Judson reported dogs killing her rabbits and says she believes she knows who they belong to.

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.

3/1/16 – Deangelo V. Tyler, 26, Chicago – Possession of marijuana.
3/3/16 – Brenda K. Jacobs, 60, Grovertown – Battery: Simple not aggravated.
3/3/16 – James Borton, 51, Knox – Possession of a synthetic drug.

North Judson Police Department

Doug Vessely
North Judson Town Marshal Doug Vessely

Incidents:

2/29/16 – Officers responded to the 400 block of Keller Avenue in reference to missing medications.

2/29/16 – A resident in the 600 block of Keller Avenue reported a man stumbling in her yard. Officers were unable to locate anyone.

3/1/16 – North Judson Police responded to a slide-off on 500 West just south of Campbell Drive. No damages or injuries were reported.

3/1/16 – North Judson Police issued three ordinance tickets to the owner of a pit bull reportedly running loose in the area of Vine and George Streets after receiving multiple complaints about the animal.

3/1/16 – North Judson Police received a dog complaint in the 100 block of Lane Street.

3/2/16 – North Judson Police responded to a minor property damage accident in the parking lot of North Judson-San Pierre High School after someone pulling into the lot slid into a parked car. Damages are estimated at around $1,000.

3/2/16 – North Judson Police investigated a report of several dogs running loose in the 200 block of Park Avenue. The owners were advised to keep the animals on their property.

3/2/16 – North Judson Police responded to a minor property damage accident in the senior center parking lot. A vehicle backed into a parked car, causing about $1,000 in damages.

3/2/16 – A resident called about a sick or distempered raccoon not letting them out of their back door. Officers took care of the animal.

3/4/16 – A North Judson resident reported someone trying to get them to use a credit card and send them cash back. Officers advised the person to stop contact with the scammer and not give out any information, volunteer any telephone or bank routing numbers. Just hang up.

3/4/16 – North Judson Police served a failure to appear warrant in the 6000 block of 350 West. They were assisted by the Starke County Sheriff’s Office.

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.

3/04/16 – Edward A. Schroeder, 42, North Judson – Failure to appear warrant.

Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Starke County Sheriff's Department BadgeIncidents:

2/22/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported at the intersection of State Road 10 and 100 East in Knox.

2/22/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on State Road 39 south of State Road 8 in Knox.

2/22/16 – A resident in the 1500 block of west 250 South in North Judson reported someone intentionally ran over a mailbox.

2/22/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on U.S. 35 in front of Bowlaway Lanes in Knox.

2/22/16 – Tools and job site equipment were reported stolen from a new construction site in the 2000 block of east 250 South in Knox.

2/22/16 – A truck driver reported being stopped by a train on 300 East at Division Road in the Knox Industrial Park for over an hour. He advised between eight and 10 other semis are waiting to get through. Norfolk Southern was contacted and advised they are trying to get the train up and running.

2/23/16 – A single vehicle property damage accident was reported at the intersection of English Lake Road and 400 South.

2/23/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Koontz Lake Fire Department responded to a two-vehicle accident with minor injuries in the 10200 block of East State Road 23 in Walkerton.

2/24/16 – A vehicle versus sign property damage accident was reported in the 4900 block of North Ohio Street in Grovertown.

2/24/16 – A two-vehicle property damage accident was reported in the 7400 block of North Tecumseh Rd. in Walkerton.

2/24/16 – A slide-off was reported in the 6800 block of East Frontage Road in Hamlet near Hensler’s Nursery.

2/24/16 – A slide-off was reported on 600 East at 600 North.

2/24/16 – The North Judson Police Department, Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS North Judson Fire Department and San Pierre Fire Department responded to a two-

2/24/16 – A slide-off was reported on State Road 10 at 700 East in Knox.

2/24/16 – A single-vehicle property damage accident was reported on U.S. 421 south of State Road 10 in San Pierre.

2/24/16 – A vehicle versus sign property damage accident was reported on State Road 8 eastbound east of State Road 39 in Knox.

2/24/16 – A slide-off was reported on Toto Road west of U.S. 35 in Knox.

2/25/16 – A slide-off was reported on State Road 10 west of 850 West in San Pierre.

2/25/16 – A slide-off was reported on State Road 10 east of 700 East in Knox.

2/25/16 – The owner of a small engine repair shop in the 10200 block of east State Road 8 in Knox reported someone dropped off a boat and hit a vehicle.

2/26/16 – A Knox resident reported fraudulent listings on South Bend Craigslist. The poster reportedly is using her son’s name, address and cell phone number, and she advised some of the callers are being rude about the situation.

2/26/16 – The owner of a business on U.S. 30 in Hamlet reported receiving two telephone calls from 844-523-9869. The caller claimed to be with NIPSCO, threatened to shut off service due to non-payment and demanded money immediately. She spoke to her boss and called NIPSCO and was advised this was a scam.

2/26/16 – An official with the KL Supermarket in Koontz Lake reported receiving a call from someone claiming to be with NIPSCO telling him to pay a certain amount or have his service suspended. He contacted NIPSCO and was advised it was a scam. He did not send any money but wanted to make authorities aware of the call.

2/26/16 – A Knox resident reportedly received a call from a man claiming to be from the IRS and saying she owed $2,400 in back taxes from 2010. He called from telephone number 703-743-7978, said his name was Jason White and spoke with a broken accent.

2/26/16 – A resident in the 1700 block of South 1200 East in Culver reported the theft of a generator.

2/26/16 – A resident in the 7700 block of North State Road 23 reported receiving a telephone call from NIPSCO requesting money or her service would be disconnected. She advised they paid the money then called NIPSCO and was told it was a scam.

2/26/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Hamlet Fire Department, Hamlet Police Department and Starke County EMS responded to a report of a vehicle rollover on U.S. 30 and 1100 East in Hamlet.

2/26/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and North Judson Fire Department responded to a report of a vehicle on fire on 400 South near 100 West in North Judson.

2/26/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported in the 900 block of south 1025 East in Knox.

2/26/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported in the 5000 block of east 200 South in Knox.

2/27/16 – The owner of property in the 4900 block of south 260 West in North Judson reported six snowmobiles trespassing on his property. A sheriff’s deputy gave the drivers a verbal trespass warning.

2/27/16 – A single-vehicle property damage accident was reported on State Road 10 at 300 East in Knox.

2/27/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on Toto Road west of 350 East in Knox.

2/28/16 – A resident in the 300 block of North State Road 23 in Knox reported the neighbors shooting pistols behind their residence and advised they are not supposed to be.

2/28/16 – A middle school student reported being harassed by a known suspect on Snap Chat and social media.

2/28/16 – A Knox resident reported receiving harassing text messages and calls from her daughter’s ex.

Arrests:

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

2/22/16 – Sierra Michelle Brown, 21, Knox – Dealing in cocaine or a narcotic drug, possession of a narcotic drug, maintaining a common nuisance, possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia.

2/26/16 – Shypeakca Latricia Christmas, 21, Gary – Possession of marijuana.

North Judson Police Department

Doug Vessely
North Judson Town Marshal Doug Vessely

Incidents

2/22/16 – North Judson Police responded to a traffic hazard in the area of State Road 39 and 3rd Street.

2/22/16 – North Judson Police responded to an animal complaint report in the 300 block of Main Street. The problem was corrected by the owner.

2/23/16 – A resident in the 600 block of E. Talmer Avenue reported to North Judson Police that their car was stolen sometime in the middle of the night.

2/23/16 – A property damage accident occurred at the intersection of Main Street and Park Avenue. North Judson Chief Deputy Joe Budner estimated the damages at over $1,000.00.

2/24/16 – North Judson Police responded to an unwanted guest complaint in the 100 block of East Sycamore Street. The person left without incident.

2/24/16 – North Judson Police responded to a traffic accident with injuries in the area of U.S. 421 and CR 400 S. A vehicle heading west on CR 400 S. slid into the path of vehicle heading north on U.S. 421 due to the slick road conditions. The driver of the vehicle that slid through the intersection was transported to IU Starke Hospital with minor injuries. North Judson Police Chief Doug Vessely investigated and estimated the damages at over $10,000.00. North Judson Police were assisted by Starke County EMS and the San Pierre Fire Department.

2/24/16 – North Judson Police responded to a slide off on State Road 10 near 850 West.

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.

2/26/16 – Laura Elaine Gregory, 35, North Judson – Knox City Court Failure to Appear warrant.

Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Starke County Sheriff's Department BadgeIncidents:

2/18/16 – A vehicle versus deer accident was reported near Grovertown Truck Stop on U.S. 30.

2/18/16 – A two-vehicle property damage accident was reported at the intersection of 300 North and 1100 East in Plymouth.

2/18/16 – A purse was reported stolen from a parked vehicle in the 4100 block of south 800 West in North Judson.

2/18/16 – A Knox resident reported fraudulent activity on her debit card.

2/19/16 – The Hamlet Police Department and Starke County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a report of sexually-oriented text messages sent to a 14-year-old Starke County resident over the weekend.

2/19/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Hamlet Fire Department, Hamlet Police Department and Starke County EMS responded to a report of an overturned semi on U.S. 35 south of U.S. 30.

2/19/16 – A San Pierre woman reported her car stolen. She advised her daughter has been using it and will not bring it back and she was told to report it stolen.

2/19/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported at the intersection of State Roads 10 and 23.

2/19/16 – A resident in the 11800 block of East South Ave. in Walkerton reported the theft of golf clubs from a shed.

2/19/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported in the 1800 block of Fernwood Dr. in Knox.

2/20/16 – Officers were called to the south end of Lombardy Lane in Knox for a report of someone setting off fireworks.

2/21/16 – Officers were called to IU Health Starke Hospital regarding the possible sexual assault of a minor. An investigation is ongoing.

2/21/16 – The caretaker of the Bass Lake Cemetery in Knox found meth trash and notified the sheriff’s office.

2/21/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on U.S. 35 in front of Badell Dental Clinic 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.

2/18/16 – Shane Allen Thomas, 27, Walkerton – Driving while suspended.

2/18/16 – Justin Bryant Risner, 31, Warsaw – Warrant.

2/20/16 – Eric Wireman, 26, Knox – Warrant.

North Judson Police Department

Doug Vessely
North Judson Town Marshal Doug Vessely

Announcements:

North Judson residents who live within the town limits and own cats or dogs are required to have proper tags for their animals. The grace period expired Feb. 15th. Tags may be obtained from the town office at 310 Lane Street. Town Marshal Doug Vessely says anyone who does not have the proper tags for their animal may be fined up to $50 per pet. Animals must remain on their owner’s property or be walked on a leash at all times.

Vessely also reminds pet owners to clean up after their animals.

Incidents:

2/14/16 – An investigation into the Feb. 13th hit and run in front of the North Judson United Methodist Church has come together. A complete report requesting charges has been sent to the Starke County Prosecutor’s Office.

2/15/16 – Several loose dogs were reported in the 200 block of Franklin Street.

2/16/16 – After a property damage incident in the 400 Block of West Talmer Avenue, both parties agreed to a settlement.

2/16/16 – North Judson Police responded to a report of threats and harassment in the 500 block of Vine Street.

2/17/16 – North Judson Police received another report of loose dogs in the 400 block of Main Street. They were gone when the officer arrived.

2/19/16 – A female student at North Judson-San Pierre High School reported the theft of cash from the locker room during gym class.

2/20/16 – The North Judson Police Department, Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and North Judson-Wayne Township Volunteer Fire Department responded to a two-vehicle personal injury crash on Talmer Ave. at Ono 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 presumed innocent until proven guilty.

2/17/16 – Rickie Clemons, Jr, 20, Knox – Starke Circuit Court bench warrant.

2/20/16 – Ramon A. Santiago, 52, North Judson – Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated causing serious bodily injury.

Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Starke County Sheriff's Department BadgeIncidents:

2/4/16 – A two-vehicle property damage accident was reported in the 6000 block of 500 West in North Judson.
2/4/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS, San Pierre Fire Department and North Judson Police Department responded to a rollover accident on 650 South west of U.S. 421 in San Pierre.
2/5/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported on U.S. 421 north of 500 South in San Pierre.
2/5/16 – A North Judson resident came to the sheriff’s office to file a fraud report. She stated she paid someone to work on her car seven months ago, it is not fixed, and they will not release it to her.
2/5/16 – A resident in the 7100 block of east 25 North in Knox reported the theft of unspecified items from the residence.
2/5/16 – A resident in the 1200 block of West 200 South in North Judson reported the theft of a 2003 Harley-Davidson.
2/5/16 – A resident in the 2500 block of East Toto Road in Knox came to the sheriff’s office to file a theft report for unspecified items.
2/5/16 – A resident in the 5200 block of South Holiday Street in North Judson reported the theft of lawn chairs and wrought iron furniture from her residence and advised this is the third time it’s been broken into.
2/5/16 – A property damage accident was reported at the intersection of 700 South and 850 West in North Judson.
2/6/16 – A resident in the 8200 block of north Tippecanoe Dr. North in Walkerton reported her mailbox was damaged the previous day and advised other mailboxes in the area were also damaged.
2/8/16 – A farmer found a suspected meth lab in the woods at the intersection of 200 South and 150 West in North Judson.
2/9/16 – A single-vehicle property damage accident was reported on U.S. 30 near 600 East in Hamlet.
2/9/16 – A single-vehicle property damage accident was reported on U.S. 35 south of 400 North in Knox.
2/9/16 – A single-vehicle property damage accident was reported in the westbound lane of U.S. 30 at U.S. 35 in Hamlet. The caller advised a vehicle hit a guardrail near the exit.
2/9/16 – A property damage accident was reported on the ramp going eastbound onto U.S. 30 from U.S. 35.
2/9/16 – A resident in the 7100 block of east 900 South in Monterey reported someone shot at her residence and shot a window out.
2/9/16 – A resident in the 7800 block of North State Road 23 reported the neighbors have been blaring music for the last two days and nights.
2/9/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on 700 East between 700 and 800 South.
2/11/16 – A two-vehicle property damage accident was reported in the 7200 block of east 50 South 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.

2/4/16 – Lucas Matthew Bealor, 28, Hamlet – Driving while suspended, possession of marijuana, hash oil, hashish or salvia.
2/4/16 – Shaun Renae Hale, 51, Michigan City – Operating a vehicle with a BAC of .08 or more and O.V.W.I. endangering.
2/5/16 – Tyler Wayne Brooke, 19, North Judson – Operating a vehicle with a BAC of .08 or more and reckless driving.
2/8/16 – Uriah John Griffin, 31, Plymouth – Driving while suspended prior and illegal drug lab; possession or sale of precursors >10 grams.

Police Reports

North Judson Police Department

Doug Vessely
North Judson Town Marshal Doug Vessely

Incidents:

2/8/16 – A resident in the 500 block of West Vine Street reported receiving a threatening text message.

2/8/16 – A single-vehicle property damage accident was at the intersection of Schricker Schricker and Talmer Avenues. A semi hit a wood utility pole. The truck was located at the intersection of State Road 39 North and County Road 400 South.

2/9/16 – A resident in the 6100 South Block of Oakwood Street reported a friend of the family struck her garage with his vehicle.

2/11/16 – North Judson Police took a burglary report in the 200 block of Lane Street.

2/12/16 – A resident in the 6100 South block of John Street reported to her vehicle was vandalized.

02/13/16 – North Judson Police are investigating a hit and run property damage accident in the 200 bock of Central Ave. It happened between 4 and 4:20 p.m. Anyone with information can call the North Judson Police Department at 574-772-5914 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at 1-800-342-7867.

 

Police Reports

Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Starke County Sheriff's Department BadgeIncidents:

1/21/16 – A resident in the 8700 block of south Elm Street in Monterey reported the theft of a Playstation 4.
1/21/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported at the intersection of State Road 8 and State Road 23.
1/22/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on U.S. 30 east of U.S. 35.
1/22/16 – An employee at Richards of Toto reported the theft of a heavy duty welder cord from the store. The store’s video system recorded the incident.
1/22/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on County Road 210 in Knox.
1/22/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on State Road 23 north of State Road 10.
1/23/16 – A vehicle was reported stolen from a residence in the 6800 block of east 400 North in Grovertown.
1/23/16 – A single-vehicle accident was reported on State Road 8 near the Starke County Justice Center. The driver advised she hit a dog and it damaged her rental car.
1/23/16 – A vehicle versus deer accident was reported on State Road 10 east of U.S. 35 in Knox.
1/24/16 – A vehicle versus deer accident was reported on U.S. 35 in front of Economy Auto in Knox.
1/25/16 – A two-vehicle crash was reported on U.S. 35 at the Starke/Pulaski County line.
1/25/16 – A resident in the 1600 block of south 200 East in Knox reported her car has been damaged.
1/25/16 – A property damage accident was reported in the 2300 block of east 350 South in Knox.
1/26/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and North Judson Fire Department First Responders responded to a report of a vehicle on its side in a ditch on 400 South West of State Road 39.
1/26/16 – A resident reported receiving a call from a man who spoke with a foreign accent and claimed he was with the IRS. He told her she would be arrested within 45 minutes unless she paid $3,800 in back taxes. She did not give him any personal information. IRS officials do not contact delinquent taxpayers by telephone.
1/26/16 – Residents in the 1300 block of west 150 South in Knox reported possible home improvement fraud.
1/27/16 – An employee of the U.S. 35 Flea Market in Knox reported a break in.
1/27/16 – An employee of Jackson Refrigeration in North Judson filed a fraud report after a customer in North Judson attempted to pay for a furnace repair with a credit card that was declined and did not make other payment arrangements.
1/27/16 – A North Judson resident reported receiving a phony customer service call from Mediacom to upgrade her receiver and asking for credit card information. She also received a text from 213-217-9999 stating it was from Mediacom. She called Mediacom and was advised nobody called.
1/27/16 – A resident in the 2200 block of East Toto Road reported a suspicious person in her back yard.
1/29/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on 600 East north of 700 North in Walkerton.
1/29/16 – A break-in was reported at the Toto Storage Unit in Knox. A TV was reportedly taken.
1/29/16 – A resident in the 10200 block of east 600 North in Grovertown reported the window of his work van was broken out.
1/29/16 – A resident in the 2800 block of south 700 East in Knox reported her tan 2003 Ford Taurus missing from her residence and advised a family member may have taken it without her permission.
1/29/16 – A resident in the 1200 block of west 150 South in North Judson reported a known suspect stole her vehicle that morning.
1/30/16 – A two-vehicle property damage accident was reported on State Road 10 and U.S. 35 in Knox. Both motorists were to pull off and wait for the police, but one driver took off.
1/30/16 – A resident in the 4900 block of south 260 West in North Judson reported four four-wheelers running up and down the road and doing donuts and wheelies.
1/31/16 – A resident in the 1900 block of west 700 South in North Judson reported the theft of unspecified items.
1/31/16 – A single-vehicle property damage accident was reported in the 3200 block of East Toto Road in Knox.
2/1/16 – A residential break-in was reported in the 2200 block of west 250 South in North Judson.
2/1/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported in the 3300 block of West Toto Road.
2/2/16 – A resident in the 4800 block of east 900 South in Knox reported the theft of a water pump and water tank from his crawl space.
2/2/16 – A single-vehicle crash was reported on 1000 East south of 850 South. The driver apparently missed the curve and ran off the roadway into the woods.
2/23/16 – A resident in the 4400 block of South Dawn East Drive reported the theft of unspecified belongings while he was incarcerated.
2/3/16 – Employee theft was reported in the 7000 block of south State Road 10 in Knox.
2/3/16 – A resident in the 2300 block of West U Road in North Judson advised he came home and found his overhead garage door up. He says someone ran out the side door.

Arrests:

Inclusion in the arrest reports is merely a record an arrest was made. All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

1/21/16 – William Franklin Lagace, 35, Knox – Domestic battery and assault.
1/21/16 – Sarah G. Shadrix, 26, Plymouth – Domestic battery and intimidation.
1/21/16 – Raymond E. Milam, 36, Ora – Warrant.
1/21/16 – Kelly L. Stamper, 51, North Judson – Warrant.
1/29/16 – Billy Minix, 39, No address given – Community Corrections hold.
1/30/16 – Jeremy Foster, 26, South Bend – Invasion of privacy.
1/30/16 – Jason Risner, 34, North Judson – Operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person.

North Judson Police Department

Doug Vessely
North Judson Town Marshal Doug Vessely

Incidents:

1/25/16 – A resident in the 100 block of East Sycamore Street reported being harassed. .

1/27/16 – North Judson Police Chief Doug Vessely conducted a traffic stop in the 400 block of East Talmer Ave. after a vehicle reportedly struck another vehicle while turning into the parking lot. The driver was arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

1/28/16 – NJ Police were dispatched to an animal complaint in the 900 block of Bender Street.

1/30/16 – North Judson Police received a harassment report in the 600 block of West Talmer Ave.

1/30/16 – NJ Police were dispatched to an animal complaint in the 200 block of Franklin Street.

1/31/16 – A theft was reported in the 700 block of West Talmer Avenue. The incident remains under investigation.

2/1/16 – North Judson Police assisted in picking up a juvenile female for CPS.

2/2/16 – North Judson Police Officer Frank Thomas investigated a minor property damage accident near the entrance to the old Girl Scout cabin on Talmer Avenue east of State Road 39.

2/5/16 – Police received a false report of an “emergency” going on in the 600 Block of Lane Street. After a brief investigation it was learned a child was sending false texts.

2/5/16 – North Judson Police handled a loose dog in the 200 block of Franklin Street.

2/6/16 – North Judson Police investigated a family dispute in the 600 block of Simmons Street.

Arrests:

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

01/26/16 – Jeremie Lee Songer, 27, North Judson – Operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

01/2816 – Gabriel Thomas French, 31, South Bend – Felony warrant, dealing in methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine, unlawful possession of a syringe, possession of a schedule drug and possession of paraphernalia.

1/28/16 – Devon Michael Blankenship, 21, Nappanee – Possession of methamphetamine and unlawful possession of a syringe.

1/28/16 – Samuel Eugene Barnett, 20, Hamlet – Visiting a common nuisance.

2/1/16 – Travis J. Allen, 28, North Judson – Starke Circuit Court failure to appear warrant.

2/3/16 – Kyle P. Kelley, 31, North Judson – Starke Circuit Court warrant.

Police Reports

Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Starke County Sheriff's Department BadgeIncidents
12/17/15 – A meth dump was reported on Orchard Drive in Knox. Indiana State Police was contacted.

12/17/15 – A deputy responded to a vehicle versus deer crash at the intersection of Toto Road and 625 East in Knox.

12/17/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported at the intersection of 500 West and 700 South in North Judson.

12/18/15 – A sheriff’s deputy responded to a single-vehicle property damage at the intersection of 250 N. and U.S. 35 in Knox.

12/18/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported at the intersection of 700 East and 200 South in Knox.

12/18/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported at the intersection of 400 South and 300 West in North Judson.

12/18/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on 300 North west of 1200 East in Grovertown.

12/18/15 – A residential burglary was reported in the 8200 block of South Range Road in North Judson.

12/18/15 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Koontz Lake Fire Department responded to a vehicle versus pole crash in the 8700 block of North 1150 East in Walkerton.

12/18/15 – A Sheriff’s Deputy responded to a report of a vehicle in a ditch at the intersection of 200 East and 150 South.

12/19/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on U.S. 35 just south of State Road 10 in Knox.

12/19/15 – A Walkerton resident reported a possible mail scam involving a check.

12/19/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on State Road 39 just north of State Road 8.

12/19/15 – A two-vehicle property damage accident was reported in the 800 block of North U.S. 35 in Knox.

12/19/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on 150 North between 1100 and 1200 East in Grovertown.

12/20/15 – The Koontz Lake Fire Department, Starke County Sheriff’s Office and Starke County EMS responded to a report of a vehicle fire on State Road 23 at 650 North in Knox. It apparently hit a tree.

12/20/15 – A deputy responded to a pickup truck versus tree crash in the 4100 block of South 250 West in North Judson.

12/20/15 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Knox-Center Township Fire Department responded to an accident with injuries at the intersection of 50 South and 100 East in Knox.

12/21/15 – The Hamlet Police Department responded to a property damage accident on 875 North at 1150 East.

12/21/15 – A property damage accident was reported in the 400 block of east 25 North in Knox.

12/21/15 – A resident in the 5800 block of South U Road West in North Judson reported vandalism to a residence. The Starke County Sheriff’s Office and North Judson Police Department responded.

12/22/15 – A drive-off was reported at the BP station in Knox.

12/22/15 – A resident in the 6800 block of East Toto Road in Knox reported the back patio door broken out of the residence.

12/22/15 – A resident in the 6700 block of South 775 West in San Pierre came home and found her house had been broken into.

12/23/15 – A resident in the 6400 block of East State Road 10 in Knox reported his mailbox was hit by a car the previous night.

12/23/15 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Knox-Center Township Fire Department responded to a vehicle versus pole crash at the intersection of U.S. 35 and 200 South in Knox.

12/23/15 – Officers responded to a property damage accident at the intersection of U.S. 35 and Mae Delano Drive in Knox.

12/23/15 – A vehicle versus pole accident was reported on 200 South east of 650 East in Knox.

12/25/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on State Road 10 west of U.S. 35 in North Judson.

12/26/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on U.S. 30 just east of the Grovertown Truck Stop.

12/27/15 – The owner of a home in the 2800 block of East 150 South in Knox reported someone broke in and busted all of the pipes.

12/28/15 – A Knox resident reported receiving a scam telephone call from 886-287-0812 regarding a payday loan he never obtained and said his bank blocked a $50 charge from that company in the United Kingdom.

12/28/15 – A single-vehicle slide off property damage accident was reported at the intersection of U.S. 35 and 500 South in Knox.

12/28/15 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Koontz Lake Fire Department First Responders responded to a single-vehicle crash on U.S. 30 Eastbound west of State Road 23 in Grovertown.

12/28/15 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single vehicle property damage crash on Range Road north of State Road 8 in Knox.

12/28/15 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single vehicle property damage accident on State Road 23 south of U.S. 30 in Grovertown.

12/28/15 – A single-vehicle accident was reported on State Road 8 west of 600 East in Knox.

12/28/15 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Washington Township Volunteer Fire Department responded to a single-vehicle accident on State Road 23 between 100 and 150 North in Knox.

12/28/15 – A single-vehicle property damage accident was reported at 700 East and the gravel pit in Knox.

12/28/15 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single vehicle injury accident on 400 South between Range Road and 100 East. The driver advised a large tree fell in front of his vehicle, causing his truck to go airborne and break a tie rod.

12/29/15 – A vehicle versus tree accident was reported on 1100 East between 600 and 700 North.

12/29/15 – Damage was reported to the door of the old Post Office in Ora.

12/29/15 – A single-vehicle property damage accident was reported in a driveway in the 2300 block of east 350 South in Knox.

12/29/15 – A resident in the 11700 block of East South Avenue in Walkerton reported firearms missing from the residence.

12/30/15 – A resident in the 6000 block of south 300 West in North Judson reported the theft of a crossbow target.

12/30/15 – A resident in the 7900 block of North Frost Street in Walkerton reported the theft of a go cart.

12/30/15 – A resident in the 5100 block of east 600 North in Hamlet reported a residential break-in.

12/30/15 – A two-vehicle property damage accident was reported at the intersection of State Road 10 and 100 West in North Judson. The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and North Judson-Wayne Township Fire Department First Responders all responded.

12/30/15 – A vehicle versus deer accident was reported on State Road 10 east of U.S. 421 in North Judson.

1/1/16 – A Starke County Sheriff’s Deputy responded to a report of a vehicle in a ditch at the intersection of State Road 23 and 750 North in Grovertown.

1/1/16 – A vehicle versus deer accident was reported in the 7700 block of east State Road 8 in Knox.

1/1/16 – A resident in the 10400 block of East State Road 8 in Culver reported vandalism to a vehicle.

01/01/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported in the 4000 block of East 200 South in Knox.

1/1/16/ – The North Judson Police Department and Starke County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of someone driving through property in the 7200 block of West 700 South in North Judson and tearing it up.

1/2/16 – A resident in the 1000 block of North 700 East in Knox reported people have a tent set up on her property and are shooting guns.

1/3/16 – The owner of a rental property in the 4400 block of Dawn East Drive in North Judson advised the tenants moved out and stole the appliances.

1/4/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Hamlet Fire Department responded to a rollover accident with injuries on U.S. 35 at 500 North in Hamlet.

1/4/16 – A single-vehicle property damage accident was reported at the intersection of U.S. 30 and U.S. 35. The caller advised a pickup truck pulling a trailer hit a guardrail.

1/5/16 – A vehicle versus deer accident was reported on U.S. 35 north of U.S. 30 in Knox.

1/5/16 – A resident in the 1400 block of South State Road 23 in Knox reported a known suspect stole her mother’s car keys and left the residence on foot.

1/6/16 – A property damage accident was reported in the Grovertown Truck Stop parking lot.

1/6/16 – A Knox resident reported fraudulent use of his credit card in Florida.

1/6/16 – A two-vehicle injury accident was reported on State Road 8 at 800 East in Knox.

1/6/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Knox Fire Department responded to a single-vehicle accident on State Road 8 west of Range Road in Knox.

1/8/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Hamlet Fire Department responded to a report of a semi on its side on U.S. 30 east of U.S. 35 in Hamlet.

1/8/16 – A single-vehicle property damage accident was reported on U.S. 35 and 275 South in Knox.

1/8/16 – A two-vehicle property damage accident was reported on U.S. 35 north of U.S. 30 in Hamlet.

1/8/16 – A property damage accident was reported near the Brems Grain Elevator.

1/9/16 – A resident in the 2500 block of West Southside Parkway in North Judson reported the theft of her work keys from her vehicle overnight.

1/9/16 – A resident in the 3100 bock of South Range Road in North Judson reported a suspicious person, possibly under the influence of drugs, trying to get into her residence.

1/9/16 – A resident in the 2600 block of West Southside Parkway in North Judson reported the theft of a dirt bike.

1/9/16 – A resident in the 10400 block of East 550 North in Hamlet reported the theft of a 1999 maroon Dodge Grand Caravan from the property. She advised it did not run and had expired tags and said she believes someone pulled it away.

1/9/16 – A resident in the 3100 block of South Range Road in North Judson reported the theft of cassettes and CDs from his vehicle.

1/9/16 – A vehicle belonging to a resident in the 4200 block of South Range Road in North Judson was reportedly gone through the previous night.

1/9/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported at the intersection of 700 East and 400 North in Knox.

1/9/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Washington Township Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire in a field on 1025 East just north of Division Road.

1/11/16 – A Plymouth resident whose debit card was stolen reported charges made on it in Starke County.

1/12/16 – A single-vehicle tractor-trailer accident was reported at the intersection of U.S. 30 and U.S. 35.

1/12/16 – A single-vehicle property damage accident was reported on U.S. 30 west of the U.S. 35 overpass.

1/12/16 – A Knox man reported his identity has been stolen.

1/12/16 – A vehicle versus deer accident was reported on State Road 8 at 1200 East in Knox.

1/12/16 – A vehicle versus telephone pole property damage accident was reported on Range Road at State Road 8.

1/12/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on 350 East at Toto Road in Knox.

1/13/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported at State Road 10 at Meyers Street in Knox.

1/13/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Hamlet Fire Department First Responders were notified of a rollover accident on U.S. 35 in 500 North in Knox.

1/13/16 – A North Judson man reported his credit card numbers were used in Richmond, Ind. on Friday at 2 a.m.

1/13/16 – A resident in the 8100 block of North Hiawatha Place in Walkerton came home and found his door kicked in.

1/13/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on U.S. 35 north of 200 South in Knox.

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

12/19/15 – Floyd Wireman, 69, Knox – Operating while intoxicated

12/20/15 – Jussue Estrada Ugalade, 24, Warren – Possession of methamphetamine, operator never licensed

12/20/16 – David M. Armstrong, 48, LaPorte – Reckless driving, operating a vehicle while intoxicated with a prior conviction, obstruction of traffic with the use of a vehicle, resisting law enforcement with a vehicle

12/21/16 – Shatara F. McNeil, 26, Chicago – Refusal to identify, possession of marijuana and driving while suspended

12/28/15 – Jeffery K. Manns, 31, North Judson – False informing

12/29/15 – Ryan P. Linscott, 27, Grovertown – Operating while intoxicated, driving while suspended prior, invasion of privacy

1/4/16 – Brianna Ivy Clark, 25, Fort Wayne – Driving while suspended prior

1/8/16 – Joseph C. Liebner, 63, Winamac – Driving while suspended prior

1/13/16 – Carlos Donato Gradis Alverez, 33, Plymouth – Operator never licensed

North Judson Police Department

Doug Vessely
North Judson Town Marshal Doug Vessely

Incidents:

12/23/15 – North Judson Police removed an unwanted person from a home in the 400 block of Talmer Ave. and issued a no trespassing warning.

12/23/15 – North Judson Police responded to the 300 block of Main Street and took a harassment report.

12/28/15 – North Judson Police responded to a property damage accident on State Road 10 east of town. Damage is estimated at more than $2,500.

12/30/15 – A property damage accident was reported in the area of Lane and Main Streets, with damage estimated at less than $1,000.

12/31/015 – A resident in the 100 block of Main Street reported an insulin kit missing from his truck and advised it was either lost or stolen.

1/3/16 – North Judson Police took a theft report from a resident in the 200 block of Maryland Street.

1/4/46 – North Judson Police investigated a minor property damage accident in the area of Schricker and Talmer Avenues. Damages are estimated at less than $500.

1/6/16 – North Judson Police responded to a vehicle versus deer accident in the area of 600 West and State Road 10.

1/7/16 – North Judson Police investigated a minor personal injury accident near Collins Street and the American Legion.

1/8/16 – North Judson Police investigated a vehicle versus telephone pole accident in the Napa Parking lot on Lane Street at Talmer Avenue.

1/9/16 – North Judson Police investigated a vandalism report in the 200 block of west Weninger Street. Colored confetti was reportedly put on the vehicle.

1/11/16 – North Judson Police responded to a property damage accident east of town on State Road 10. The vehicle that caused it left the scene. Damage is estimated at more than $2,500.

1/12/16 – A tire flew off of a pick up truck and struck a mini van on Talmer Avenue, at the entrance to the parking lot of CVS/Dollar General. No injuries were reported. Damages are estimated at more than $1,000.

1/13/16 – NJ Police investigated a minor property damage accident at the intersection of Campbell Drive and Mint Road. Damage is estimated at more than $1,000.

1/16/16 – North Judson Police responded to a single vehicle accident on State Road 10 at Division Street. No injuries were reported. Damage was estimated at more than $1,000.
1/17/16 – North Judson Police responded to an alarm at the Family Express on East Talmer Ave and found someone had thrown a brick through the door.

1/18/16 – An iPod generation was found near the intersection of State Road 10 and U.S. 35 and turned into the North Judson Police Department.

1/19/16 – North Judson Police were summoned to Heartland Grocery on Lane Street for a person “hanging around” and harassing customers. He was asked to leave and given a no trespass warning.

1/22/16 – North Judson Police are investigating a property damage accident where a blue full size pickup either slid or drove off of State Street, striking a lamp post on the in the 300 East block of State Street Anyone with information is asked to call the North Judson Police Department at 574-896-5914.

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.

12/22/15 – Brenda Lee Johnson, 56, North Judson – Failure to appear.

12/22/15 – Jeremy Lee Hansen, 32, North Judson – Resisting law enforcement with a vehicle and operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

12/30/15 – Mark Wayne Letson Jr., 19, North Judson – Operator Never Licensed,
Possession of Marijuana and Possession of a Scheduled Controlled Substance.

12/30/15 – Mark Wayne Letson Jr., 19, North Judson – Operator never licensed, possession of marijuana and possession of a controlled substance.

1/9/16 – Robert Sallee, 59, North Judson – O.V.W.I.

1/20/16 – William E. Wood, 24, North Judson – Burglary

1/21/16 – Kelly Stamper, 51, North Judson – LaPorte County warrant

1/23/16 – Rex D. McCain, 45, Flora, Ind. – Invasion of Privacy

Police Reports

North Judson Police Department

Doug Vessely
North Judson Town Marshal Doug Vessely

Incidents:

12/22/15 – North Judson Police responded to a report of a white truck driving recklessly in the area of Talmer Avenue and Ufkes Drive.

12/22/15 – A North Judson officer was responding to a report of shots fired near the area of 260 West and 500 South and saw a dirt bike on the roadway. He tried to stop the vehicle, and it crashed. The driver was arrested after a short investigation.

12/23/15 – North Judson Police responded to a report of an unwanted guest in the 400 block of Talmer Avenue. They issued a no trespass warning and removed the person from the property.

12/23/15 – North Judson Police responded to a cracked utility pole and a low-hanging telephone wire in the alley between Lane Street and Keller Avenue, north of Central Avenue. The damage was reported to Centerylink.

12/23/15 – Officers responded to a harassment call in the 300 block of Main Street and took a report.

12/24/15 – North Judson Police were called to a home in the 200 block of Leslie Street regarding a custody dispute, after which the father was allowed to visit with the child.

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.

12/22/15 – Brenda Lee Johnson, 56, North Judson – Failure to appear warrant.

12/22/15 – Jeremy Lee Hansen, 32, North Judson – Resisting law enforcement with a vehicle and operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

Police Reports

North Judson Police Department

Doug Vessely
North Judson Town Marshal Doug Vessely

Incidents:

12/06/15 – The North Judson Police received an animal complaint in the 300 Block of Main Street.

12/09/15 – A woman contacted the police and reported someone went through her vehicle the previous night in the North Judson-San Pierre High School parking lot and removed items.

12/09/15 – North Judson Police investigated a minor property damage accident in the Good to Go parking lot. No injuries were reported, and no citations were issued. Damages were estimated at near $1,000.

12/14/15 – A motorcycle license plate was found at the intersection of State Road 10 and Range Road and turned in to the North Judson Police Department.

12/14/15 – A camera was reported stolen by a resident in the 100 block of East Sycamore Street. The incident remains under investigation.

12/14/15 – North Judson Police responded to a suspicious circumstance call in the 200 block of E. Weninger Street.

12/17/15 – Items were reported stolen from a vehicle in the 200 block of Leslie Street.

12/18/15 – North Judson Police responded to an intimidation call in the 200 block of east Weninger Street. A report was sent to the Starke County Prosecutor’s Office.

Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Incidents:

Starke County Sheriff's Department Badge12/03/15 – Deputies responded to a vehicle versus deer crash on State Road 23 at 900 East in Grovertown.

12/03/15 – Deputies responded to a property damage accident in the 3000 block of South Range Road in Toto.

12/03/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported to the Starke County Sheriff’s Office. It happened several hours earlier on U.S. 35 south of the Bass Lake Fire Station.

12/03/15 – An officer from the Hamlet Police Department responded to a vehicle versus pole crash at the intersection of Frost and Cherokee in Koontz Lake.

12/03/15 – Officers responded to a vehicle versus deer crash in the 6800 block of Hickory Drive in Knox.

12/03/15 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Department and Starke County EMS responded to a vehicle versus pole crash on County Road 210 at Rannells Road in Knox.

12/03/15 – Suspicious activity was reported at a residence in the 5100 block of Driftwood Lane in North Judson. The home’s occupant advised she thought someone was on the property with flashlights but said she believed she had scared them away.

12/04/15 – A Knox resident reported a debit card stolen.

12/04/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on State Road 8 west of 700 East in Knox.

12/04/15 – The owner of a building in the 4100 block of North Range Road in Grovertown reported someone is trying to steal items from one of his shops.

12/04/15 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office and Hamlet Police Department responded to a report of a vehicle in a ditch on 600 East at 300 North in Hamlet. The driver was not injured.

12/04/15 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office and Bass Lake Fire Department responded to a rollover accident on U.S. 35 at 500 South in Knox. No injuries were reported.

12/05/15 – Trespassers on ATVs were reported on 250 East south of 100 South in Knox. The person who hunts the property advised they have torn it up.

12/05/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on State Road 39 between the Yellow River and State Road 8.

12/06/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported in the 4000 block of south 350 West in North Judson.

12/06/15 – A resident in the 1400 block of west 400 S. in North Judson advised he heard a loud bang outside, went out to investigate, and found his mailbox full of mail at the edge of the road across the street.

12/06/15 – A man from Fulton, Ind. advised he was battered the previous night at the Chesapeake Run Golf Course in North Judson and his eyes are now swollen shut.

12/06/15 – A resident in the 4500 block of South 100 East in Knox advised his mailbox was removed from the ground sometime Friday night.

12/06/15 – A resident in the 4500 block of South State Road 39 in North Judson reported vehicles belonging to her husband and herself were ransacked.

12/06/15 – A hunter in the 3200 block of 800 in San Pierre advised he saw a car stop and someone fired a shot before leaving.

12/07/15 – A resident in the 4000 block of S. 625 E in Knox came to the sheriff’s office to file a theft report.

12/07/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported in the 3700 block of S. U.S. 35 in Knox.

12/07/15 – A trolley motor was reported stolen by a resident in the 300 block of S. 700 E. in Knox.

12/07/-15 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Bass Lake Fire Department responded to a property damage accident in the 4300 block of East CR 210 in Knox. The caller advised a cement mixer took down power lines, and they are in the road.

12/07/15 – A resident in the 300 block of East Toto Road reported the theft of a bike from her gazebo.

12/07/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported in the 100 block of West Toto Road.

12/08/15 – A property damage accident was reported in the 3000 block of State Road 10 in Knox. The driver reportedly hit two mailboxes.

12/08/15 – A resident in the 300 block of East Toto Road in Knox reported the theft of a television.

12/09/15 – A DCS employee reported a caseworker was threatened by a resident in the 1000 E block of 700 S in North Judson the previous day.

12/09/15 – A resident in the 6800 block of East Toto Road advised his shed was broken into.

12/09/15 – Possible drug activity was reported in a barn in the 3300 block of South 200 East in Knox.

12/09/15 – A vehicle versus dog accident was reported on State Road 8 at 700 East in Knox.

12/09/15 – Officers responded to a single-vehicle property damage accident on 750 E. at 850 S. in Knox.

12/09/15 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Hamlet Fire Department and Starke County EMS responded to a report of a pickup truck partially in a ditch on Range Road north of 400 N. in Knox.

12/10/15 – Officers responded to a report of possible drug activity at Oregon-Davis High School.

12/10/15 – A residential break-in was reported in the 5100 block of Driftwood Lane in North Judson.

12/10/15 – A residential break-in was reported in the 1500 block of East 500 South in Knox.

12/10/15 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported on 900 South east of U.S. 35 in Knox.

12/10/15 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported on State Road 10 at 100 West in North Judson.

12/10/15 – Officers were called back to a residence in the 1500 block of East 500 S. in Knox where an earlier break-in was reported. The caller advised people are coming back through the woods to get items they set outside earlier.

12/10/15 – A resident it the 3200 block of North 100 East in Knox reported his residence was broken into and firearms and checkbooks were taken.

12/10/15 – A resident in the 5000 block of east 200 South in Knox reported being threatened by a neighbor.

12/11/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on U.S. 30 Eastbound across from the Grovertown Truck Stop.

12/11/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on State Road 8 at 700 East in Knox.

12/11/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on 150 South east of Range Road.

12/11/15 – Officers responded to a two-vehicle property damage accident in the 5000 block of east 200 South in Knox.

12/12/15 – A resident in the 6800 block of Hickory Drive in Knox reported spray paint vandalism to the vehicles parked in their driveway and to their house.

12/12/15 – A resident in the 4200 block of south 650 West in North Judson reported shots fired and bouncing off the metal around her property. She advised there are children inside the home.

12/12/15 – Sheriff’s Deputies, First Responders and Starke County EMS responded to a two-vehicle property damage accident at the intersection of State Road 8 and 1200 East in Knox.

12/12/15 – A resident in the 4000 block of south 100 East in Knox reported a theft.

12/12/15 – An injury crash was reported at the intersection of Clark and Fisher Streets in Knox.

12/14/15 – A resident in the 6600 block of East Toto Road reported a person known to him came to his residence and damaged his vehicle.

12/14/15 – The owner of property in the 1700 block of East State Road 8 in Knox advised a black Dodge Ram is driving around in her field getting stuck and leaving large ruts.

12/14/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on Toto Road at 750 West in San Pierre.

12/14/15 – A resident in the 7700 block of North State Road 23 in Walkerton reported the theft of items from the residence.

12/14/15 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office and North Judson Police Department responded to a report of a burglary in progress in the 1500 block of East 500 South.

12/15/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on State Road 10 east of Bailey’s.

12/15/15 – A two-vehicle property damage accident was reported at the intersection of Toto and Range Roads in Knox.

12/15/15 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and North Judson Fire Department first responders all responded to a report of a vehicle in a ditch on Toto Road between 350 and 400 West in North Judson.

12/15/15 – A resident in the 2500 block of east 100 South in Knox reported his vehicle was broken into sometime in the past three days.

12/15/15 – A resident in the 8000 block of North State Road 23 in Walkerton reported property damage.

12/15/15 – The owner of a semi parked in the 2500 block of East 100 South in Knox reported it was broken into and items were taken.

12/15/15 – A resident in the 1600 block of east 400 South in Knox reported a known suspect took his television set.

12/16/15 – Norfolk Southern advised glass on the crossing lights at 1000 East and 250 South have been shot out.

12/16/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported in the 9700 block of west 400 South in San Pierre.

12/16/15 – A resident in the 5300 block of Detroiter Lane in North Judson reported an attempted vehicle break-in and advised the suspect ran north on Detroiter Lane.

Arrests:

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

12/03/15 – Thomas D. Skibbe, 43, Pendelton – Possession of marijuana and unlawful possession of a syringe.

12/04/15 – Christopher Shawn Reed, 35, Knox – Possession or sale of precursors and maintaining a common nuisance.

12/05/15 – Aaron Ray Wireman, 30, Knox – Visiting a common nuisance.

12/05/15 – Steven P. Pastrorcik, 33, Knox – Maintaining a common nuisance, possession of methamphetamine and possession of paraphernalia.

12/05/15 – Felicia L. Hill, 28, Culver – Possession of methamphetamine, possession of paraphernalia and assisting a criminal.

12/05/15 – Deborah Lynn Trusty, 44, Evansville – Possession of methamphetamine, possession of paraphernalia, visiting a common nuisance and assisting a criminal.

12/05/15 0 David Micheal Pastorcik, 18, Knox – Visiting a common nuisance, possession of methamphetamine and possession of paraphernalia.

12/05/15 – Shawn Nathaniel Centers, 40, Knox – Possession of methamphetamine, visiting a common nuisance, possession of paraphernalia and assisting a criminal.

12/11/15 – Shayne Beem, 22, Walkerton – Resisting law enforcement and disorderly conduct.

12/12/15 – Timothy James Zachary, 20, North Judson – Illegal consumption of an alcoholic beverage, failure to stop after an accident, operating while intoxicated.

12/12/15 – Zackery Gerald Bailey, 18, Walkerton – Illegal consumption of an alcoholic beverage.

Police Reports

North Judson Police Department

Doug Vessely
North Judson Town Marshal Doug Vessely

Incidents

11/22/15 – North Judson Police responded to a report of harassment at a business on Mulberry Street.

11/23/15 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported near County Road 500 West and State Road 10. Damages were set at more than $2,500. No injuries were reported.

11/25/15 – Officers dealt with an unruly person in the 700 block of East Talmer Avenue.

11/25/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported to North Judson Police. It happened near the intersection of State Roads 8 and 39, but the driver was able to get the car home. Damages were estimated at more than $2,500.

11/26/15 – A newer tenant in the 700 block of East Talmer Avenue reported what they thought were people in their home. No one was located, and it believed to be “old house noises.”

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.

11/29/15 –Dewayne Davis, 37, Knox – O.V.W.I.

Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Starke County Sheriff's Department BadgeIncidents

11/10/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported in the 1300 block of North 500 East in Knox.

11/11/15 – A resident in the 4900 block of South 300 East in Knox reported the theft of silver coins and jewelry from the residence.

11/11/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on U.S. 30 eastbound at Knoll Brothers.

11/11/15 – Deputies from the Starke County Sheriff’s Office and Knox-Center Township Fire Department First Responders responded to a vehicle versus telephone pole crash in the 1700 block of South 300 East in Knox.

11/11/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on 300 East north of State Road 8 in Knox.

11/13/15 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Bass Lake Fire Department First Responders all responded to a two-vehicle injury accident on U.S. 35 and 800 South near the Starke/Pulaski County line.

11/13/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on State Road 23 at 300 North in Knox.

11/13/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on U.S. 421 near 500 South in North Judson.

11/13/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on State Road 8 east of 550 East in Knox.

11/14/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on State Road 10 west of the Marshall County line.

11/14/15 – A resident in the 9900 block of East Toto Road reported a residential break-in.

11/14/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported in the 3800 block of South U.S. 35 in Knox.

11/15/15 – A purse was reported stolen from a vehicle in the 7300 block of East 50 South in Knox.

11/15/15 – A sheriff’s deputy took a theft report from someone who advised a trailer in the 3100 block of South 100 West in North Judson was broken into and everything was stolen.

11/15/15 – A Starke County Sheriff’s Deputy, Starke County EMS and fire department first responders responded to a report of a vehicle in a ditch at 1000 East and 200 South in Knox.

11/15/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported in the 1900 block of South 700 East in Knox.

11/16/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported down the road from Oregon-Davis Schools.

11/16/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported in the 1400 block of West Toto Road.

11/16/15 – A log splitter was reported stolen in the 3100 block of South 250 East in Knox.

11/16/15 – A resident in the 6100 block of East 25 North in Knox asked to file a theft report for unspecified items.

11/16/16 – A resident in the 7100 block of East 50 South in Knox reported the theft of a .380 handgun and a .32 handgun from the residence.

11/16/15 – A resident reported between 40 and 50 tires have been dumped along the road in the ditch at the intersection of 800 South and 300 East in Knox.

11/16/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on 700 East south of Toto Road in Knox.

11/16/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on State Road 10 west of U.S. 35 in Knox.

11/17/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported in the 2200 block of South U.S. 35.

11/17/15 – A resident in the 3100 block of South 900 West in San Pierre reported the theft of a trailer ball hitch from his vehicle.

11/17/15 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Knox-Center Township Volunteer Fire Department all responded to a single-vehicle crash on U.S. 35 at 300 North in Knox.

11/17/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on 600 North east of 750 East in Hamlet.

11/17/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on State Road 10 one mile east of State Road 39 in North Judson.

11/18/15 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and fire department first responders responded to a single-vehicle rollover accident on 700 East south of 200 South in Knox.

11/18/15 – A resident in the 6300 block of South 375 West in North Judson reported her car was broken into.

11/18/15 – A Walkerton resident reported a car ran into several mailboxes in the 10800 block of East South Ave.

11/18/15 – A resident in the 2300 block of South 650 West in North Judson reported someone put a yellow liquid in her mailbox.

11/18/15 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS, Hamlet Police Department and Koontz Lake Fire Department First Responders all responded to a rollover accident in the 5600 block of State Road 23 in Grovertown.

11/19/15 – A farmer reported an alarm was going off on his irrigation system at 850 South and 1000 East. One person was arrested.

11/19/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on State Road 23 near the Washington Township Fire Department.

11/19/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported in the 7200 block of South 250 West in North Judson.

11/19/15 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and first responders responded to a two-vehicle personal injury accident at the intersection of 700 East and 25 North in Knox.

11/19/15 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and North Judson-Wayne Township Fire Department First Responders all responded to a single-vehicle accident in the 2800 block of south State Road 39 in North Judson.

11/19/15 – Police and first responders responded to a three-vehicle property damage accident on State Road 10 at 100 East in North Judson.

11/19/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on 350 East at Country Lane Estates in Knox.

11/19/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported at the intersection of State Road 10 and State Road 39 North in North Judson.

11/19/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported near the intersection of State Road 10 and Range Road.

11/20/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on State Road 39 north of State Road 10 in North Judson.

11/20/15 – A freezer was reported stolen from a corn crib in the 6200 block of North 300 East in Knox.

11/20/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on State Road 39 south of State Road 10 in North Judson.

11/20/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on U.S. 35 north of 900 South in Knox.

11/21/15 – A resident in the 2300 block of West 400 South in Knox reported hitting a deer on State Road 39 the previous night.

11/21/15 – A vehicle versus pole accident was reported on State Road 8 at the Yellow River Bridge in Knox.

11/21/15 – A slide-off was reported on U.S. 421 south of State Road 10.

11/21/15 – A slide-off was reported on U.S. 35 south of North State Road 8 in Knox.

11/21/15 – A slide-off was reported on U.S. 30 westbound west of the truck stop.

11/22/15 – A resident in the 8900 block of South Jefferson Street in Monterey requested a report for items stolen from her residence.

11/22/15 – A resident in the 1400 block of West Toto Road reported a suspicious snowmobile on her property.

11/22/15 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Knox Police Department, Knox Fire Department First Responders and Starke County EMS responded to a single-vehicle crash on 25 North between 600 East and U.S. 35 in Knox.

11/22/15 – A single-vehicle accident was reported in the westbound lanes of U.S. 30 east of U.S. 35.

11/22/15 – A property damage accident was reported in the 1900 block of 250 in North Judson.

11/30/15 – A Kingsford Heights resident called the Starke County Sheriff’s Office to report hitting the guardrail at U.S. 35 and Old 30 the previous night.

11/23/15 – A resident in the 7200 block of South 250 West in North Judson reported a known suspect damaged his vehicle before leaving his residence. The officer who responded was not able to locate the suspect but took an accident report.

11/23/15 – A slide-off was reported on State Road 10 east of State Road 39 in North Judson.

11/24/15 – A resident in the 7000 block of South 250 West in North Judson reported someone broke into her tan 2000 Ford Explorer while it was parked at her residence.

11/24/15 – A resident in the 3800 block of East 200 North in Knox reported someone broke into his locked building during the night and took several shop items. The same caller later advised another building was also broken into.

11/24/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on 650 West at the LaPorte County line.

11/25/15 – A resident in the 2600 block of West 500 South in North Judson advised the mailbox was smashed sometime overnight.

11/25/15 – A resident in the 6700 block of South 250 West in North Judson reported the theft of a .44 rifle.

11/25/15 – A resident in the 4400 block of South 650 West in North Judson reported someone tried to blow up her mailbox and said whatever they tried to use is still inside.

11/25/15 – A single-vehicle property damage accident was reported on 1150 East south of Toto Road.

11/26/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on 39 south of Toto Road in North Judson.

11/27/15 – A resident in the 4300 block of South 100 West in North Judson reported the theft of her mailbox.

11/27/15 – A vehicle versus pole property damage accident was reported in the 3800 block of South U.S. 35 in Knox.

11/27/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported at the interection of U.S. 35 and State Road 10 in Knox.

11/28/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported in the westbound lane of U.S. 30 in Grovertown.

11/28/15 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on U.S. 35 north of the Melody Drive-In in Knox.

11/28/15 – A North Judson resident reported her debit card was stolen and fraudulently used.

11/28/15 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office and Hamlet Police Department responded to a loud party complaint near Stanley’s Marina in Walkerton and arrested 21 people for various drug and alcohol offenses.

11/29/15 – A resident in the 11500 block of East South Ave. in Walkerton reported people on his deck possibly trying to break in. He found a cell phone in the yard, some broken chairs and a wallet. He said at least one person took off running south.

11/29/15 – A resident in the 7500 block of East 200 North in Knox came home and found his driveway was all torn up near the roadway. He also advised someone was in his field doing donuts.

11/29/15 – A resident in the 4000 block of South 300 East in Knox reported the theft of a hog roaster.

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.

11/12/15 – Max A. Stills, 26, Culver – possession of marijuana with a prior conviction, possession of a controlled substance and possession of methamphetamine.

11/19/15 – Jamin Marie Dewitt, 32, Argos – Assisting a criminal.

11/20/15 – Kurt Norem, 49, Knox – Driving while suspended prior.

11/21/15 – Edward Kenneth Johnson, 49, Warsaw – Driving while suspended prior.

11/25/15 – Graham Michael Richie, 27, North Judson – Warrant.

11/28/15 – Noe Gutierrez, 25, address not listed – Operator never licensed.

11/28/15 – Tyler Andrew Felten, 20, Bremen – Dealing in marijuana, possession of paraphernalia, illegal consumption of an alcoholic beverage, maintaining a common nuisance and possession of marijuana.

11/28/15 – Kerry Andrew Herman, 19, Bremen – Maintaining a common nuisance.

11/28/15 – Daniel Barrious-Reynoso, 19, address not listed – Resisting law enforcement, illegal consumption of an alcoholic beverage and visiting a common nuisance.

11/28/15 – Lindsay Jade Berger, 23, Bremen – Contributing to the delinquency of a minor and visiting a common nuisance.

11/28/15 – Stephanie Guadalupe Jimenez, 21, Bremen – Contributing to the delinquency of a minor and visiting a common nuisance.

11/28/15 – Vianca Montesdeoca, 21, Bremen – Contributing to the delinquency of a minor and visiting a common nuisance.

11/28/15 – Jacob Clayton Box, 21, Bremen – Contributing to the delinquency of a minor and visiting a common nuisance.

11/28/15 – Mason S. Wardlow, 20, Knox – Resisting law enforcement, illegal consumption of an alcoholic beverage, visiting a common nuisance and possession of paraphernalia.

11/28/15 – Alaen Christopher Medrano, 18, Plymouth – Resisting law enforcement, false informing, illegal consumption of an alcoholic beverage and visiting a common nuisance.

11/28/15 – Cameron James Mattson, 19, Grovertown – Illegal consumption of an alcoholic beverage and visiting a common nuisance.

11/28/15 – Brittney Michelle Hundt, 19, Bremen – Illegal consumption of an alcoholic beverage and visiting a common nuisance.

11/28/15 – Wyatt Dalton Gordy, 19, Bremen – Illegal consumption of an alcoholic beverage and visiting a common nuisance.

11/28/15 – Benjamin Andrew Thornton, 19, Bremen – Illegal consumption of an alcoholic beverage and visiting a common nuisance.

11/28/15 – Nicholas Christopher Bowling, 20, Bremen – Illegal consumption of an alcoholic beverage and visiting a common nuisance.

11/28/15 – Joel Alexander Miller, 20, Bremen – Illegal consumption of an alcoholic beverage and visiting a common nuisance.

11/28/15 – Taylor Ryan Yoder, 18, Bremen – illegal consumption of an alcoholic beverage and visiting a common nuisance.

11/28/15 – Casey Jean Scott, 19, Bourbon – Illegal consumption of an alcoholic beverage and visiting a common nuisance.

11/28/15 – Phoenix Wayne Ricketts, 20, Bremen – Illegal consumption of an alcoholic beverage and visiting a common nuisance.

11/28/15 – Kaycee Marie Wagoner, 19, Bremen – Illegal consumption of an alcoholic beverage and visiting a common nuisance.

11/28/15 – Kayla Dawn Cangiano, 19, Knox – Illegal consumption of an alcoholic beverage and visiting a common nuisance.

11/28/15 – Jhordan J. Cole, 23, no address listed – Disorderely conduct, contributing to the delinquency of a minor and visiting a common nuisance.