Error in Meeting Minutes Complicates Purchase of Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department Vehicles

The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department’s two new vehicles are ready, but additional action was required by the county council this week before the department could take possession of them. Sheriff Jeff Richwine said the council voted back in January to let him take out a loan to buy the vehicles and use the department’s commissary funds to make the loan payments. Continue reading

Pulaski County Police Investigating Fatality Crash


Officers with the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department were called to an accident Thursday afternoon on State Road 39 just south of the Pulaski/Starke County line.

Officials from the Pulaski County Coroner’s Office say 61-year-old Gerald Harding Hallett, Sr. of Shady Cove, Oregon died as a result of the accident. He was an employee of PAR Electric, a company installing power lines in Pulaski County.

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Burglary Suspects Nabbed Following Pulaski County Pursuit

William L. Naydol
William L. Naydol

A man and woman from Monticello were arrested in Pulaski County early this morning after trying to outrun sheriff’s deputies. They responded to an open-line 911 call from a residence in the area of State Road 39 and County Road 400 South around 2 a.m. and found a man and a woman in a vehicle parked in the driveway of a residence. They reportedly drove off when the deputies tried to speak to them. Continue reading