Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Incidents:

11/04/19 Emergency responders were called to a vehicle vs tree accident at 625 S. and 200 E. in Knox. The vehicle was not occupied when emergency services arrived.

11/04/19 A person hired to secure and winterize a residence reported to police that the home in North Judson appeared to have a breached door and a window was open. The officer reported that the home appeared to be ransacked.

11/04/19 A car vs. deer accident was reported in the 5,000 East block of State Road 8 in Knox.

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Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Incidents:

10/28/19 One person was taken into custody following a pursuit in the area of 250 N. and 600 E. in Grovertown.

10/28/19 A Knox resident filed a theft report.

10/28/19 A North Judson resident asked to file a report with police as all of the addresses were changed so mail would go to someone else. The issue has already reportedly been discussed with the Postal Service, according to the log entry.

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Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Incidents:

10/14/19 A single-vehicle accident was reported in the 7,000 North block of 1200 E. in Walkerton.

10/14/19 Emergency responders were called to a vehicle rollover accident in the 6,000 North block of 25 N. in Knox. There were no complaints of pain from the male driver or the small child in the car at the time of the accident.

10/14/19 A single-vehicle accident was reported on U.S. 35 and 200 S. in Knox. Minor damage was reported.

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Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Incidents:

10/07/19 Deputies responded to a car vs. deer accident on State Road 8 and 700 E. in Knox.

10/07/19 A car vs. deer accident was reported in the 8,000 South block of 300 W. in North Judson.

10/07/19 A Walkerton resident reported the theft of roofing tools and material taken from his residence.

10/07/19 A break-in was reported at an electrical substation in North Judson.

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Starke County Sheriffs’s Office

Incidents:

09/30/19 A Knox resident reported the theft of an antique school bell.

09/30/19 A Knox resident reported the theft of a cell phone.

09/30/19 A Culver resident reported the theft of a generator.

09/30/19 A North Judson man told officers that he burned a large amount money his wife was saving after they had an argument.

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Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Incidents:

09/23/19 A school bus accident was reported 10555 W. State Road 10 in San Pierre. Parents were notified. The driver of the other vehicle complained of pain and refused medical treatment.

09/23/19 A two-vehicle accident was reported at 400 S. and 250 E. in Knox. One vehicle involved was a mail carrier vehicle. No injuries were reported.

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Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Incidents:

09/09/19 A Knox resident told dispatchers that a man in a small blue passenger car attempted o get his teenaged daughter near his vehicle.

09/10/19 The Hamlet Fire Department responded to vehicle fire at 340 E. U.S. 30.

09/10/19 A Culver resident told police that as he was going out to his car to go to work and noticed his car door was open and tools were missing.

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Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Incidents:

09/02/19 A Grovertown resident called police to complain that his neighbor was mowing prairie grass on his property that is registered with the DNR.

09/02/19 A resident on 400 E. in Knox told dispatchers that someone driving a pickup just “dumped” a sofa in a ditch.

09/02/19 A Walkerton resident mentioned to police that the neighbor’s dog was attacking the caller and the neighbors.

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Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Incidents:

08/19/19 A caller asked if an officer could check on a few animals who appear malnourished.

08/19/19 A North Judson resident reported the theft of a 16’ bumper pull trailer

08/20/19 An inmate escaped custody after being treated for seizures. Bradley Smith was later captured in Hendricks County.

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Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Incidents:

07/22/19 A resident on State Road 8 in Knox filed a complaint with the sheriff’s department about the neighbor’s property and trash. The resident was told to file a report with the building commissioner.

07/22/19 A burglary was reported at a home in rural North Judson.

07/22/19 A resident out at the walking trail in North Judson advised officers that the windows in her car were smashed.

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Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Incidents:

07/15/19 A Knox resident reported a burglary at his apartment.

07/15/19 A car vs. pole accident was reported near 125 E. and U.S. 30 in Hamlet. Medical treatment was refused.

07/15/19 A Knox resident complained that a dog chained to a tree had no shelter or water. Police responded where they found that the dog did have water but no shelter. An officer will follow up when the homeowner is present.

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Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Incidents:

07/08/19 Police were called to a Knox residence after receiving word of a fight with weapons. Medics were asked to respond as one person suffered a facial laceration from being hit in the face and pepper-sprayed.

07/08/19 Medics were called to a Knox business after a woman asked for police as a man reportedly assaulted her and her sister.

07/08/19 Police and firefighters responded to a traffic accident in the area of 100 E. and 500 S. in North Judson. The caller told dispatchers that it appeared a woman drove her car in a ditch. No injuries were reported.

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Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Incidents:

06/24/19 A car vs. deer accident was reported on U.S. 30 and 1100 E. in Govertown.

06/24/19 A car vs. deer accident was reported on State Road 10 and 850 E. in Culver.

06/24/19 A car vs. deer accident was reported in the 4,000 South block of U.S. 35 in Knox.

06/24/19 A foreclosure company requested an officer for theft of property in Walkerton.

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Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Incidents:

06/17/19 A car vs deer accident was reports on State Road 8 and 100 W. in Knox.

06/17/19 A rollover accident was reported on U.S. 35 and 900 N. in Hamlet. Three people refused medical help at the scene.

06/17/19 The Starke County Sheriff’s Department assisted in locating a suspect in a carjacking in Newton County.

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Starke County Sheriff’s Department

Incidents:

06/10/19 A traffic accident occurred at 1100 East and 600 North in Grovertown. A REMC pole was completely snapped in half. No injuries were reported.

06/11/19 A car vs deer accident was reported at 1515 E. State Road 10 in Knox.

06/11/19 A car vs deer accident was reported at State Road 39 and Toto Road in North Judson.

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Starke County Sheriff’s Department

Incidents:

06/03/19 A car vs deer accident was reported near 50 S. and 750 E. in Knox.

06/03/19 Emergency responders were called to an accident on Heaton Street and East Washington Street in Knox.

06/04/19 A North Judson man called dispatch and asked for an officer at his home. He said his neighbor’s pit bull attacked and killed his goat.

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Starke County Police Reports

Incidents:

05/06/19 A gas spill was reported 7576 N. Anderson Dr. in Walkerton. The Koontz Lake Fire Department was called where it was found that NIPSCO reportedly hit a gas line.

05/06/19 A Knox resident requested police at his residence as two males advised they are with the phone company want inside. His wife and child are home alone. The vehicle left by the time police arrived at the scene.

05/06/19 A Culver woman told police that two males trespassing on her property.

05/06/19 A car vs. deer accident was reported on 200 S. in Knox.

05/07/19 A car vs. deer accident was reported on 1100 E. in Knox.

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