Pulaski County Officers Arrest Two in Separate Incidents; Formal Drug Charges Pending

Ronald Lee Magers of Medaryville was arrested Thursday after an attempted residential entry. The victim identified the suspect as Magers and he was located a short time after the incident and taken into custody.

During a search of Magers’ clothing, a number of illegal items were located, including drug paraphernalia, digital scales, pills and several small bags that were suspected to contain marijuana. Magers was arrested and transported to the Pulaski County Jail. Formal charges are pending.

The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department officers also arrested Joshua Lee Attinger, of Winamac, on Thursday after a routine traffic stop. During the traffic stop, the reporting officer became suspicious of the presence of illegal drugs and requested a K9. Once on scene, the K9 alerted to the presence of illegal drugs. A search of the vehicle resulted in the confiscation of a number of pills and syringes. Attinger was transported to the Pulaski County Jail and formal charges are pending.