Police Reports

Police Reports are simply a record that an arrest has been made and are not an indication of guilt or innocence.

Sheriff Oscar Cowen
Sheriff Oscar Cowen

From the Starke County Sheriff’s Department:


04/01/13 – A resident of the 8000 block of North State Road 23 in Walkerton told police that someone stole his trash hopper.

04/01/13 – A license plate was reported stolen from the 500 block of East 450 South in Knox.

04/01/13 – A woman told police she had been battered by a male subject in the 8800 block of East 25 North in Knox.

04/02/13 – David Travis of North Judson told police that someone may have broken into his home.

04/03/13 – A battery incident was reported in the 8800 block of South Elm Street in Monterey.

04/03/13 – A resident of the 3900 block of South Woodland Road in Knoxtold police that she had stumbled upon a possible meth lab in the woods nearby.

04/04/13 – Sharon Flagg of North Judson told police that a female had fallen out of the back of a moving pickup truck and sustained injuries.

04/04/13 – Ronald Arnett of Knox reported he had been battered by two male subjects.

04/05/13 – A resident of the 5200 block of West State Road 10 in North Judson told police that someone had stolen an air compressor and parts from a vehicle.

04/05/13 – A resident of the 8200 block of North High Street in Walkerton told police that a four-wheeler had been stolen from his garage.

04/06/13 – Melvin Zeiters of Monterey told police that someone had shattered the driver’s side window of his vehicle.

04/06/13 – Larry Kaminski of Monterey told police someone had stolen a boat and trailer from his residence on 625 South.

04/06/13 – A fight was reported behind the Main Street apartments in Knox.

04/06/13 – A resident of the 100 bock of East 500 South in Knox reported someone had stolen an Xbox from her residence.

04/07/13 – A resident of the 300 block of West 200 South in Knox told police that someone had vandalized her mailbox and items in her driveway.


04/02/13 – Amy Lynn Hawk, 32 of Huntingburg was arrested on charges of Driving While Suspended.

Pulaski County Sheriff Michael Gayer
Pulaski County Sheriff Michael Gayer

From the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department:

04/07/13 Five fire calls were reported to the Pulaski County Dispatch Center.

04/07/13 Emergency personnel were called to a personal injury accident.

04/07/13 A Winamac resident called in a report of a battery.

04/06/13 Officers were called to investigate a theft incident.

04/06/13 A break-in was reported. Officers were dispatched to the scene to conduct an investigation.

04/05/13 Pulaski County dispatch received two calls of trash dumping in the county.

04/05/13 Two fires were called into dispatch.

04/05/13 A theft incident was reported to Pulaski County police.

04/05/13 A mailbox incident was reported in the Francesville area.

04/04/13 Winamac police were called out to investigate a report of theft.

04/04/13 Deputies were called to a theft case on U.S 35 in Winamac.

04/04/13 A scam was reported to police by a resident in Medaryville.

04/03/13 Firefighters from the Winamac Fire Department were called out to two fires.

04/02/13 Two reports of theft were called into the dispatch center.

04/08/13 Crystal McCarty, 27, of Hamlet, IN, arrested on two active arrest warrant for Failure to Appear.

04/08/13 Heather Shell, 31 of Warsaw, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Check Deception.

Doug Vessely
North Judson Town Marshal Doug Vessely

From North Judson Police Department:

04/05/13 A North Judson-San Pierre school bus driver reported to police that two vehicles passed the stop arm of his bus while children were unloading on Talmer Avenue near Garfield Avenue. Extra patrols were requested.

04/05/13 Two young men reported to North Judson police that the driver of a silver vehicle was honking the car’s horn and was yelling at them as if to be displaying road rage. The incident happened near Garfield and Talmer Avenues. The male suspect exited his vehicle and slapped the passenger in the face and shoulder. This incident remains under investigation.

04/04/13 A family dispute in the 300 block of Franklin Street resulted in police arresting a juvenile for battery against his mother. The male juvenile was detained. His case was taken to Starke County Circuit Court where probable cause was established and the juvenile was transported to the Juvenile Detection Center in Muncie, Indiana.

04/03/13 A loose dog was reported in the 600 block of Simmons Street. The officer was unable to secure the animal and it left the area.

04/02/13 Police responded to a fraud complaint by a resident residing in the 6100 block of Mint Road. A credit card number was compromised and unauthorized items were charged to the card.

04/01/13 A vandalism report was filed with police regarding tenants that had vacated a residence in the 800 block of Clinton Street.

04/01/13 A North Judson citizen reported to the police that he had a rifle stolen from his vehicle sometime between January 19 and this date.

04/04/13 A juvenile male was arrested on a preliminary charge of Battery. He was later transported to the Juvenile Detention Center in Muncie.

Knox City Police Chief Clint Norem
Knox City Police Chief Clint Norem

From the Knox City Police Department:

04/09/13 Greg Matt reported vandalism to his privacy fence.

04/08/13 Shirleen Berndt reported her purse stolen.

04/05/13 Dawn Wilson told police that $200 was stolen from her.

04/07/13 Penny Back told police that the retaining wall at Wythogan Park was damaged. The wall is located at the entrance to the park. Park Superintendent George Byer also reported that someone painted the one-way sign in the park white.

Several intimidation and harassment reports have been filed.

04/09/13 Bobby Reed, 39, 6295 N. State Road 23, Walkerton, IN, arrested on an active arrest warrant.

04/07/13 Sherry Wireman, 50, no address given, arrested on an active arrest warrant.

04/06/13 Jacquelin Rubio, 28, 1535 E. 9th St., Trlr 38, Rochester, IN, arrested on preliminary charges of Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated and Operating a Vehicle with a Controlled Substance in the Body.

04/04/13 William Pierce, 26, of Kewanna, IN, arrested on preliminary charges of Theft and Driving While Suspended-Prior.

04/04/13 Allen Moore, 34, 706 S. East St., Knox, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance.