Week in Review for November 29th-December 3rd, 2010

Here is just some of the news that made the news in the Kankakee Valley this week:

Carl Daughtery
Carl Daughtery
Stephanie Daughtery
Stephanie Daugherty

Knox City Police Officers arrested Carl Daughtery and Stephanie Daughtery, of Knox, on methamphetamine charges on Friday, November 26th, after reportedly finding items in that are used in the manufacture of methamphetamine.

Haven Ewing was arrested on Monday, November 22nd on seven counts of Burglary, a Class B Felony. Ewing is said to have been involved in burglaries in the Koontz Lake area in March and allegedly committed the acts with Zachary and Ian Bastin.

The Chesapeake and Indiana Railroad and the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Department are seeking information leading to the arrest and conviction of two thieves that stole locomotive horns from railroad locomotives at the LaCrosse Ballpark.

LaPorte County Sheriff's Department
LaPorte County Sheriff's Department

The staff at the LaPorte County jail are in the process of treating an infestation of scabies within the jail. All visitation and programs for inmates have been canceled at this time. Normal jail operations involving the public will resume on December 13th.

Twelve firefighters from the Washington Township Fire Department participated in the 2010 State Firefighter I/II course. Firefighters met two days a week for lectures and hands-on activities.

Gerald Broude
Gerald Broude

A jury of seven men and five women deliberated for 30 minutes, Wednesday, finding Gerald Broude guilty on four counts of child molestation after his trial in Starke Circuit Court. The sentencing hearing will be on Tuesday, December 28th at 10:00 a.m. CT in Starke Circuit Court.

Community Corrections staff
Robert Hinojosa, Shawn Mattraw and Kimberly Kennedy

Kimberly Kennedy, Robert Shawn Mattraw and Robert Hinojosa of Starke County Community Corrections were honored at the recent Indiana Association of Community Corrections Annual Conference for Outstanding Achievement in Community Corrections for 2010.

And that is just some of the news that made the news in the Kankakee Valley this week.