From the North Judson Police Department:
09/18/11 A report of a women being battered in the 200 block of W. Weninger Street was taken by North Judson Police. After an investigation and written statement taken, a complete report was turned in to the Starke County Prosecutor’s Office for formal charges.
09/17/11 A vandalism report was taken by North Judson Police in reference to two homes having been hit by an egg in the 300 block of E. Weninger Street.
09/16/11 A worker reported his Nintendo system and several games taken from the break room while he was at work. North Judson Police are investigating the theft.
09/14/11 North Judson police completed a report where three vehicles had been gone through and several items were stolen. All three vehicles, which were unlocked, were in the same driveway in the 700 block of Main Street. This incident remains under investigation.
09/13/11 North Judson Police responded to the high school football field to take a report of a Protection Order Violation. A complete report was furnished to the Starke County Prosecutor for formal charges.
09/13/11 North Judson Police received a report of an Intoxicated Person laying on the walking trail southeast of the Main Street entrance. Officer Kelly Fisher responded and found Danny Parks of Crown Point laying on the tracks. He was arrested for Public Intoxication and for a warrant from Knox City Court for Failure To Appear.
09/13/11 The North Judson Dollar General reported that a female shoplifter had just left the store. North Judson Police conducted an investigation and have provided the Prosecutor’s Office a complete report requesting Conversion charges.
09/18/11 Jeannie C. Sanders, 21, Michigan City, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated.
09/13/11 Danny C. Parks, 55, Crown Point, IN arrested on a preliminary charge of Public Intoxication and on a Knox City Court Warrant for Failure to Appear.
From the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department:
09/18/11 A vendor from the Francesville Fall Festival reported thefts.
09/17/11 A Monterey resident called to complain that her landlord padlocked her LP tank.
09/16/11 A caller in Monterey reported a tree on fire. The tree has fallen on electrical lines and it has t burned through them. The Monterey Fire Department responded to the scene and extinguished the fire. The Pulaski County Highway Department was called to help cut up a large tree.
09/16/11 A resident in Winamac called police to report that two females left a location with a bag full of stuff.
09/15/11 A Winamac resident told officers that she came out of the Pulaski County Courthouse and a person was going through her vehicle. The suspect said he was looking for cigarettes. The complaintant confirmed that the suspect was taking a pack of cigarettes she left in her car while she was in the courthouse. Police indicated that this is the same person who has been looking through vehicles in the area. The complaintant opted not to press charges.
09/15/11 A Winamac resident called police to report that his home was broken into the evening prior. His wallet and some jewelry were stolen from the home.
09/15/11 A Winamac resident told officers that she witnessed a hit and run accident. A van had hit a parked vehicle and left the scene.
09/15/11 A Monterey firefighter called police and requested an officer to go to the school in Monterey where he found juveniles throwing rocks at the building. Police did not find damage and all of the juveniles questioned deny such actions.
09/15/11 A Winamac resident called police to report that an oversized semi came down the road and went through her yard causing damage.
09/14/11 Police received a complaint of people picking marijuana. When police arrived on scene, no one was found in the area.
09/14/11 A Monterey resident told police that she got home and someone left in a truck with items out of her garage. A heater was stolen, along with extension cords and a cast iron stove with four foot stainless steel pipes to hook up the stove.
09/14/11 A Medaryville police officer notified the Sheriff’s Department that NIPSCO had to be called as a fuse was arcing on one of their poles. The electric wasn’t out, but it needs to be checked. NIPSCO was called to the scene and the issue was fixed.
09/13/11 The Winamac Fire Department reported one of their trucks was smoking. The fire truck was towed back to the fire department.
09/13/11 A resident in Cass Township reported that two people were shooting pistols at her residence. Police questioned the subjects who advised police that they were target shooting earlier and have stopped.
09/18/11 Jodi Wentz, 35, 6157 N. 725 W. Winamac, IN, arrested on an active arrest warrant out of Porter County. Discharged 09/19/11
09/18/11 Cody S. Hopkins, 24, 116 S. State St., Francesville, IN, arrested on preliminary charges of Possession of Marijuana and Public Intoxication. Discharged 09/19/11
09/18/11 Michael E. Hughes, 22, 14816 W. 300 N. Medaryville, IN, arrested on preliminary charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance and Public Intoxication.
09/17/11 Melissa K. Bain, 33, 5586 N. U.S. 35, Winamac, IN, arrested on preliminary charges of Resisting Law Enforcement and Disorderly Conduct.
09/17/11 Rodney S. Schwartz, 40, 450 W. South St., Winamac, IN, arrested on preliminary charges of Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated-Prior and Possession of Cocaine. Discharged 09/17/11
09/16/11 Edward Fiore, 31, 317 E. 13th St., Winamac, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Domestic Battery. Discharged 09/17/11
09/16/11 Tim Belue, 40, 6757 W. 750 N., Winamac, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Driving While Suspended. Discharged 09/17/11
09/16/11 Justin Olds, 23, 1311 Pine St., Knox, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Domestic Battery.
09/16/11 Rachel S. Wolfe, 23, 2963 W. 325 N. Winamac, IN, arrested on preliminary charges of Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated and Possession of a Controlled Substance. Discharged 09/17/11
09/15/11 Rene Campos, 38, 112 Jefferson, LaPorte, IN, arrested on an active warrant out of LaPorte County. Discharged 09/16/11
09/13/11 Glen P. Sommers, 24, 1242 W. 121st St., Whiting, IN, arrested on an active arrest warrant.
09/13/11 Emeric Martin, 53, Rochester, IN, arrested on a Failure to Appear warrant. Discharged 09/13/11
09/13/11 David Stachurski, 63, 3246 N. Rose, Franklin, IL, arrested on an active arrest warrant.
09/12/11 Rosco Durflinger, 49, 505 S. Market St. Francesville, IN, arrested on an active arrest warrant. Discharged 09/12/11
From the Knox City Police Department:
09/17/11 A resident reported that he witness a male subject take a motorcycle from Behind the Bars and place it in the back of his vehicle.
09/17/11 A fight was reported at the skate park in Knox.
09/17/11 A resident in the 1000 block of E. Culver Road in Knox reported the theft of a title to his vehicle.
09/15/11 A staff member from Community Services of Starke County reported that her kitchen window was broken. A Plasma wall-mount flat screen TV was missing from the residence.
09/15/11 William Yarck, Sr. reported the theft of a lawnmower from his yard.
09/15/11 An employee from Zingo Express reported the theft of $45.00 of fuel.
09/14/11 Rick Chambers reported the theft of a registration plate off of a boat trailer.
09/16/11 Christina L. Foltz, 44, of North Judson, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated.
09/14/11 Jason Sims, 604 S. Portland St., Knox, IN, arrested on preliminary charges of Residential Entry, Possession of a Controlled Substance and Reckless Possession of Paraphernalia.
09/13/11 Josh Parker, 26, 211 Lambert St., Knox, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Criminal Mischief.
From the Starke County Sheriff’s Department:
09/18/11 A resident in the 8800 block of E. 850 S. in North Judson reported that some unknown person(s) broke into his shed.
09/18/11 A resident in the 8400 block of N. Tippecanoe in Walkerton reported the theft of a GPS unit from a vehicle.
09/17/11 Josh Snyder of Knox reported that his wallet and credit cards were stolen from his mother’s residence.
09/17/11 John Nifong asked to speak to an officer. He lives in Marshall County and semi wheels were stolen from his residence. He allegedly found the tires at Howard’s Salvage on 600 North.
09/17/11 A residence in the 300 block of W. 625 S. in Knox reported the theft of his work truck.
09/15/11 Plymouth Police Department notified the Starke County Sheriff’s Department that two people in a silver vehicle were head into the county. The suspects reportedly stole precursors and are believed to be intoxicated.
09/15/11 A resident on 250 South, west of Marshall County in Knox reported that a walnut flew up from a vehicle and did damage to his windshield.
09/15/11 A resident in the 7200 block of S. 200 W. in North Judson reported that some unknown subject(s) gained control of her vehicle last night and stole money out of her purse.
09/15/11 A resident in the 400 block of E. 300 E. in Knox reported that two cameras were stolen off of trees on a vacant property.
09/14/11 A Knox resident informed police that a residence she has for sale has been broken into.
09/13/11 A resident in the 3800 block of N. 300 Expressway in Knox reported that two unknown subjects broke into her shed and stole several items.
09/17/11 Kristina Hamm, 29, of arrested on preliminary charges of Intimidation, Public Intoxication and Disorderly Conduct.
09/15/11 Maxine Grigsby, 33, of Knox, arrested on a preliminary charge of Theft.
09/13/11 Heather Wilson, 23, of Louisville, KY, arrested on preliminary charges of Neglect of a Dependent, Possession of a Controlled Substance and Public Intoxication.
09/13/11 Michael Simpson, 44, of Louisville, KY, arrested on an active arrest warrant for Escape from a Kentucky jail.