Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Incidents:

12/26/16 – A vehicle fire was reported in the 8500 block of east 150 South in Knox.
12/26/16 – A resident in the 600 block of Railroad Street in Hamlet reported an attempted break-in in progress.
12/26/16 – A single-vehicle property damage accident was reported at the intersection of 700 South and 1100 East in Culver.
12/26/16 – Keys and a cell phone were reported missing from a vehicle towed from Toto Road west of Range Road Saturday evening.
12/26/16 – Animals were reportedly left outside for several days at A Street and Donna in North Judson. The caller advised the owner has not been home.
12/26/16 – Several items were reported stolen from a residence in the 2100 block of east 400 South in Knox.
12/26/16 – A resident in the 6200 block of 600 East in Knox thought she saw a person in a red sweatshirt outside the house. Officers responded and were unable to locate anyone.
12/26/16 – A truck was reported stolen in the 7200 block of north 50 East in Hamlet.
12/26/16 – A drone received as a Christmas gift crashed near Dr. Brown’s old office on Culver Road and was not recovered. If anyone finds it, please contact the Starke County Sheriff’s Office at 574-772-3771 so it can be reunited with its owner.
12/26/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office and Starke County EMS responded to a report of an overdose in the 2200 block of south 200 East in Knox.
12/27/16 – A resident in the 6600 block of east State Road 10 in Knox found drug paraphernalia in her home and asked to speak to an officer.
12/27/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported on State Road 39 half a mile north of Toto Road.
12/27/16 – The caller who reported a truck stolen in the 7200 block of North 50 East in Hamlet the previous night advised the suspect, who is a family member, called and is making threats and also took some chainsaws from the residence.
12/27/16 – A Knox resident advised several international online transactions were made with his bank card issued by AAA Federal Credit Union out of South Bend.
12/27/16 – A vehicle that was driving by was damaged by someone cutting down a tree in the 2400 block of North State Road 23 in Knox.
12/27/16 – A resident in the 5100 block of east Woodland Drive in Knox reported a cell phone stolen.
12/27/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported on State Road 10 west of Konrad’s in North Judson.
12/28/16 – A Knox resident reported receiving harassing telephone calls.
12/28/16 – A resident in the 11000 block of east 550 North in Grovertown reported someone tried to blow his truck up.
12/28/16 – The trash cans at the cemetery at 25 North and 700 East in Washington Township were reported stolen and have possibly been located.
12/28/16 – The Hamlet resident in the 7200 block of North 50 East who reported her pickup truck stolen advised it has been recovered along with the contents.
12/28/16 – A vehicle was reportedly keyed in the 5100 block of east Woodland Drive in Knox.
12/28/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported at the intersection of State Road 23 and State Road 8 in Knox.
12/29/16 – A North Judson resident reported someone opened a Dish Network account in her name.
12/29/16 – A resident in the 5100 block of east Woodland Ave. in Knox reported criminal damage to her vehicle.
12/29/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported on U.S. 35 south of Stelrema.
12/30/16 – A Knox resident reported being scammed by people claiming to be her grandson and an attorney.
12/30/16 – A woman in North Judson asked to speak to an officer and reported being held hostage for the last few days at a residence in Jackson Township.
01/01/17 – A resident in the 600 block of south State Road 23 in Knox reported someone breaking into her house.
01/01/17 – A resident in the 800 block of east 50 South in Knox reported vehicles were vandalized during the night.
01/01/17 – A neighbor reported vandalism to a vacant house in the 5300 bock of east 200 South in Knox. Considerable damage was noted.
01/01/17 – A Knox resident advised she and her daughter are being threatened and harassed by a known suspect.
01/01/17 – A resident in the 2600 block of West Second Ave. in North Judson advised a pit bull got inside the neighbor’s chicken coop and killed the chickens.
01/01/17 – A resident in the 2400 block of East Toto Road in Knox reported keys stolen.
01/01/17 – A vehicle versus deer crash was occurred on State Road 10. The caller drove home to North Judson before contacting the sheriff’s office.

Arrests:

Inclusion in the arrest reports is merely a record an arrest was made and is not an indication of guilt. All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

12/28/16 – Samantha L. Bentley, 26, Knox – Charges not listed.
12/28/16 – Christian A. Cruz, 24, East Chicago – Possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia.
12/29/16 – Shayne Douglas Beem, 23, Wanatah – Charges not listed.
12/29/16 – Joel Adrian Solis, 25, Plymouth – Driving while suspended.

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12/19/16 – A resident in the 2000 block of Southwest Country Lane in Knox reported the theft of her cell phone and silver 2000 Ford Focus by a family member who did not have her permission to take either one.
12/19/16 – A slide off was reported at the intersection of 250 West and 700 South in North Judson.
12/19/16 – A slide-off was reported at the intersection of 250 West and 700 South in North Judson.
12/19/16 – Property damage was reported in the 7800 block of east 600 North in Hamlet.
12/19/16 – A Knox resident reported receiving scam calls from someone claiming to be her grandson in jail.
12/19/6 – The owner of a field in the 2600 block of east 250 South in Knox reported people on four-wheelers tearing up his property.
12/19/16 – A vehicle versus mailbox slide off accident was reported on 700 north east of 1175 East.
12/20/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported on State Road 10 east of 600 West in North Judson.
12/20/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported on State Road 10 east of State Road 39 in North Judson.
12/20/16 – A single-vehicle property damage accident was reported on U.S. 30 at 1150 East in Grovertown.
12/20/16 – A slide-off was reported on 800 South west of 600 East in Knox.
12/20/16 – A slide-off was reported on State Road 8 near 700 East in Knox.
12/20/16 – A two-vehicle property damage accident was reported in the 4100 block of South Range Road in North Judson.
12/20/6 – The owner of a field in the 2600 block of east 250 South in Knox advised people on four-wheelers and snowmobiles have been riding through his property again.
12/20/16 – A vehicle break-in was reported in the 5200 block of south Detroiter Lane in North Judson.
12/20/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported on State Road 10 near 300 West in North Judson.
12/21/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported east of Stelrema in Knox.
12/21/16 – A North Judson resident reported fraudulent activity on a business debit card issued by 1st Source Bank. More than $3,400 in charges were made in Illinois.
12/21/16 – A resident in the 10300 block of west State Road 10 in San Pierre reported a theft from his garage.
12/21/16 – A slide-off was reported on in the eastbound lanes of U.S. 30 at 900 East in Grovertown.
12/22/16 – A single-vehicle property damage accident was reported in the 11400 block of east State Road 8 in Culver.
12/22/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Hamlet Police Department, Starke County EMS and Hamlet Fire Department all responded to a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of U.S. 35 and U.S. 30 in Knox.
12/22/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported on State Road 8 west of U.S. 35 in Knox.
12/22/16 – A Knox resident reported receiving threats from a family member.
12/23/16 – A resident came to the Starke County Sheriff’s Office to file a theft report.
12/23/16 – A resident in the 2500 block of south 700 East in Knox reported her mailbox was busted.
12/23/16 – A visitor to Round Lake Cemetery reported damage to several headstones and advised it looks like someone is driving a vehicle through the rows.
12/23/16 – A resident in the 6000 block of south Range Road in Knox reported suspicious activity at the neighbor’s residence.
12/24/16 – A resident in the 3800 block of south 300 East in Knox reported someone ran off the road and took out his mailbox.
12/24/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Hamlet Fire Department responded to a two-vehicle injury accident on U.S. 30 at 600 East in Hamlet.
12/24/16 – A vehicle versus fence slide-off with property damage was reported in the 700 block of west Toto Road in North Judson.
12/25/16 – A resident in the 1500 block of west Toto Road in North Judson reported his residence has been ransacked.
12/25/16 – A resident in the 1500 block of west Toto Road reported items stolen.
12/25/16 – A resident in the 800 block of south 700 East in Knox reported garbage containing a name dumped on his property.
12/25/16 – A resident in the 300 block of north State Road 23 in Knox asked to file a theft report.
12/25/16 – A resident in the 7100 block of east State Road 8 in Knox reported a car stolen from the property.

Arrests

Inclusion in the arrest reports is merely a record an arrest was made and is not an indication of guilt. All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

12/19/16 – Kyle Edward Scheib, 23, Knox – Theft
12/21/16 – Billy Eugene Lawson, 18, North Judson – Reckless driving.

Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Starke County Sheriff's Department BadgeIncidents:

12/12/16 – A slide off was reported in the 6800 block of Homette in Knox.

12/12/16 – A side off was reported on State Road 23 north of the Washington Township Volunteer Fire Department.

12/12/16 – A man advised his friend wrecked his vehicle on 12/10/16 on U.S. 35 ¼ mile north of State Road 10.

12/12/16 – A single-vehicle property damage accident was reported on 300 North west of 1200 East in Plymouth.

12/12/16 – A two-vehicle property damage accident was reported at the intersection of State Road 8 and State Road 23 in Knox.

12/12/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Knox Police Department, Bass Lake Fire Department and Starke County EMS responded to a single-vehicle crash with possible entrapment at the intersection of State Road 10 and 700 East in Knox.

12/12/16 – A two-vehicle property damage accident was reported on U.S. 35 at the Pulaski County line.

12/12/16 – A vehicle versus tree property damage accident was reported in the 7300 block of south 750 East in Monterey.

12/12/16 – A hit-and-run property damage accident was reported in the parking lot of Mark Bailey’s Discount Center in North Judson.

12/12/16 – A resident in the 3600 block of east 400 South in Knox reported vandalism to her car.

12/12/16 – A single vehicle property damage accident was reported in the 6300 block of south 500 West in North Judson.

12/13/16 – A North Judson resident reported she is being harassed.

12/13/16 – A slide off was reported in the 6400 block of 500 North in North Judson.

12/13/16 – Illegal dumping was reported at the cemetery at the intersection of 25 North and 700 East in Knox.

12/13/16 – A resident in the 1600 block of south 700 East in Knox reported a residential break in.

12/13/16 – A two-vehicle property damage accident was reported on U.S. 30 West of 1100 East in Grovertown.

12/13/16 – A resident in the 5200 block of south A Street in North Judson advised someone stole a check from his checkbook.

12/13/16 – A Star City resident reported being punched in the face by a man in the 4300 block of east 200 South in Knox.

12/14/16 – A vehicle versus tree property damage accident was reported on State Road 23 north of U.S. 30 in Grovertown.

12/14/16 – A motorist advised a pickup truck passed him at a high rate of speed on State Road 39 at 450 North in North Judson, threw rocks on his windshield and cracked it.

12/14/16 – A caller reported a dog left outside in the cold all the time in the 4600 block of North 1000 East in Grovertown.

12/14/16 – A resident in the 8900 block of east Long Lane Drive in Knox reported his garage was broken into and items were stolen.

12/14/16 – A caller in the 400 block of south 100 East in Knox advised someone hit a pole and took out the power, and the unoccupied vehicle is still there running.

12/14/16 – A slide off was reported on 800 South east of U.S. 35 in Knox.

12/15/16 – A vehicle versus tree property damage accident was reported on 600 East north of 100 North in Knox.

12/15/16 – A slide off was reported on State Road 23 north of U.S. 30 in Grovertown.

12/15/16 – A truck driver advised 160 gallons of fuel was stolen from his truck the previous night while he slept at Grovertown Truck Stop.

12/15/16 – A resident in the 2100 block of south State Road 39 in North Judson reported the back door of the residence was kicked in.

12/15/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported on State Road 39 south of Toto Road in North Judson.

12/15/16 – A slide off was reported on 900 East at the curve of State Road 23 in Knox.

12/15/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported on 700 East north of Toto Road in Knox.

12/16/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Officers and North Judson Police performed a random drug sweep at North Judson-San Pierre High School. No drugs were found.

12/16/16 – A single vehicle property damage accident was reported in the 4900 block of west State Road 10 in North Judson.

12/16/16 – A resident in the 5000 block of east 200 South in Knox reported someone was driving his vehicle while he was incarcerated and damaged it.

12/16/16 – A slide off was reported at the intersection of U.S. 35 and 800 North in Knox.

12/16/16 – A resident in the 1800 block of West Dawn East Drive in North Judson advised her husband cut all of the tires on her vehicle after an argument and left the residence.

12/17/16 – A resident in the 9400 block of east 800 North in Koontz Lake reported vandalism to his mailbox.

12/17/16 – A resident in the 7800 block of east 600 North in Knox reported vandalism in her driveway.

12/17/16 – A slide off was reported on 150 South east of 100 East in Knox.

12/18/16 – A slide off was reported at the intersection of State Road 8 and 700R in Culver.

12/18/16 – A slide off was reported on U.S. 30 west of State Road 23 in Grovertown.

12/18/16 – A hit-and-run property damage accident was reported at Hensler’s Nursery in Knox.

12/18/16 – A resident in the 5300 block of south 250 West in North Judson reported the theft of several items from the residence.

12/18/16 – A vehicle versus tree property damage accident was reported on 200 South east of 550 East in Knox.

12/18/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Bass Lake Fire Department responded to a single-vehicle accident in the 5000 block of south State Road 10 in Knox. The property owner advised a vehicle ran through the gate and hit a pillar in her yard.

Arrests:

Inclusion in the arrest reports is merely a record an arrest was made and is not an indication of guilt. All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

12/12/16 – Alexander Yuri Bailey, 18, North Judson – Reckless driving.

12/13/16 – Richard Joseph Benwell, 30, Wanatah – Probation violation.

12/13/16 – Jenna Prater, 21, North Judson – Warrant.

12/16/16 – Elliott Michael Earnest, 27, Knox – Charges not listed.

12/17/16 – Johnny R. Miller, 31, Rensselaer – Operating a vehicle with an ACE of .15 or more; Operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person.

Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Incidents:

Starke County Sheriff's Department Badge12/05/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office and North Judson Police Department responded to a report of a car in a ditch on 600 West south of State Road 10 in North Judson.

12/06/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on 200 South east of 550 East in Knox.

12/06/16 – A resident in the 3400 block of west 400 South in North Judson reported an armed man in dark clothing wearing a mask tried to push himself into the residence and left on foot headed west on 400 South towards 350 West. The suspect was described as a large, bald man with no facial hair who should have some sort of injury to his mouth area.

12/06/16 – A Knox resident reported receiving harassing texts from a tenant in LaPorte County and said it has been going on for days.

12/07/16 – A property damage accident was reported at Mark Bailey’s Discount Center in North Judson, where a semi backed into a dock and building.

12/07/16 – A resident in the 4100 block of south 250 West in North Judson reported a theft from her vehicle and advised she has video of the incident.

12/08/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported at the intersection of 300 North and 1100 East in Knox.

12/08/16 – A resident in the 7800 block of south U.S. 421 in San Pierre reported the theft of jewelry from the residence.

12/08/16 – A resident reported fraudulent checks made with her account number.

12/08/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported on State Road 8 in front of the Starke County Sheriff’s Office.

12/08/16 – A Knox resident reported receiving harassing text messages from a known suspect.

12/08/16 – A vehicle versus guardrail accident was reported at the intersection of State Roads 8 and 39.

12/09/16 – A resident in the 8500 block of east 75 North in Knox came home and found the external water heater had been turned off, which caused damage and water leakage. The resident was gone for a few days and was sure the water heater was on before she left.

12/10/16 – A Knox resident advised he received a fraud call from a Rochester number claiming to be with Publisher’s Clearing House and said the caller became hostile.

12/10/16 – A resident in the 8000 block of North Tonti Lane in Walkerton asked to file a theft report for unspecified items.

12/10/16 – A resident in the 5800 block of North State Road 23 in Grovertown reported a pole barn break-in.

12/10/16 – A hit-and-run property damage accident was reported in North Judson at the intersection of 250 West and Southside Parkway.

12/10/16 – A resident in the 11000 block of east 550 North in Grovertown reported he was attacked in his home by a known suspect.

12/10/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported at the intersection of 450 South and U.S. 35 in Knox.

12/10/16 – A property damage only rollover accident was reported on U.S. 35 south of the Bass Lake Fire Department in Knox.

12/10/16 – A vehicle slide-off was reported at the intersection of 400 South and 650 West in North Judson.

12/10/16 – A single-vehicle property damage accident was reported at the intersection of 800 South and 50 West in North Judson.

12/10/16 – A vehicle slide-off was reported on State Road 8 just over the tracks in Knox.

12/11/16 – A property damage accident was reported at the intersection of U.S. 421 and State Road 10 in San Pierre.

12/11/16 – A property damage only rollover accident was reported at the intersection of 400 South and 650 West in North Judson.

12/11/16 – A vehicle slide-off was reported on 300 East south of Culver Road in Knox.

12/11/16 – A Knox resident reported young boys riding four-wheelers all over the roadways on 350 South, 400 South, 200 East and 250 East in Knox.

12/11/16 – A Knox resident advised a group of people in trucks, cars and four-wheelers are drag racing and tearing up the area in the 3100 block of South Rosewood Blvd. in Knox.

12/11/16 – A vehicle slide-off was reported on State Road 23 south of State Road 8 in Knox.

12/11/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Hamlet Fire Department and Starke County EMS responded to a traffic accident at the intersection of U.S. 35 and U.S. 30 in Knox.

12/11/16 – A vehicle slide-off was reported at the intersection of U.S. 35 and 200 North in Knox.

Arrests:

Inclusion in the arrest reports is merely a record an arrest was made and is not an indication of guilt. All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

12/05/16 – Tyler Evan Rudd, 22, North Judson – Dealing in methamphetamine, maintaining a common nuisance, possession of precursors and possession of marijuana.

12/05/16 – Erin Machelle Schrader, 27, North Judson – Charges not listed.

12/05/16 – Bruce D. Hubbard, 47, Culver – O.V.W.I. endangering a person and operating a vehicle with an ACE of .15 or more.

12/11/16 – Bradley Michael Scott, 28, Knox – Battery, Criminal Mischief Less than $750, Theft Less than $750 and Resisting Law Enforcement.

Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Starke County Sheriff's Department BadgeIncidents:
11/14/16 – Items were reported stolen from equipment at the intersection of State Road 10 and 200 in Knox.
11/14/16 – A two-vehicle property damage accident was reported in the 1000 block of south 250 East in Knox.
11/14/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported in the 1500 south block of 500 East in Knox.
11/14/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported on State Road 23 north of State Road 8 in Knox.
11/14/16 – A resident in the 500 block of north State Road 23 in Knox reported someone smashed his car window in.
11/15/16 – A resident in the 2300 block of east 800 South in North Judson asked to file a theft report for unspecified items.
11/15/16 – A resident in the 700 block of South Main Street in Knox reported the theft of a window.
11/15/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported at the intersection of 600 North and State Road 23 in Knox.
11/16/16 – A two-vehicle property damage accident was reported on U.S. 421 in front of the San Pierre Fire Department.
11/16/16 – The owner of property in the 1800 block of south 100 West in Knox reported a burgundy truck with a Florida plate trespassing and hunting.
11/16/16 – A resident in the 8000 block of Wakew Road in Walkerton reported damage to the door and window of the house due to a possible attempted break in.
11/17/16 – A property damage accident was reported in the 1000 block of south 250 East in Knox.
11/17/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, North Judson Police Department, North Judson Fire Department and Starke County EMS all responded to a two-vehicle accident in the 8000 block of west State Road 10.
11/18/16 – A Starke County Highway Department driver found an active meth lab on 800 East between 150 and 200 North. The Indiana State Police was notified.
11/18/16 – A hunter advised someone is trespassing on property at 275 West and 500 South where he has permission to hunt. The DNR Division of Law Enforcement handled the issue.
11/18/16 – A driver advised he hit a fallen tree in the 10600 block of East Prairie in Walkerton.
11/18/16 – Starke County EMS, the Starke County Sheriff’s Office and Knox Fire Department responded to a possible overdose in the 1800 block of north 300 East in Knox.
11/18/16 – Starke County EMS, the Starke County Sheriff’s Office and Washington Township Fire Department responded to a possible overdose in the 300 block of north State Road 23 in Knox.
11/19/16 – A resident in the 11100 block of East Circle Drive in Walkerton reported a break in and theft.
11/19/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported on State Road 8 west of Range Road in Knox.
11/20/16 – A resident in the 5800 block of south U Road West in North Judson reported her van windows were shot out with a BB gun.
11/20/16 – A vehicle versus pole property damage accident was reported on 350 East north of 200 South in Knox.
11/20/16 – A 17-year-old male driver was cited for reckless driving for operating a vehicle at a speed of 100 miles per hour in a 55 mile per hour speed zone on U.S. 35 at 400 North in Knox with heavy traffic conditions.
11/20/16 – The Walkerton Police Department was advised the front door of a house in the 7800 block of North Tippecanoe Drive North in Walkerton was kicked in.
11/20/16 – A resident in the 5100 block of East Woodland Ave. in Knox reported the theft of unspecified items.
11/20/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage crash was reported on State Road 10 westbound just past 50 East in North Judson.
11/21/16 – A North Judson resident reported receiving a Publisher’s Clearinghouse scam telephone call and said the caller became verbally abusive and threatened her when she told him it was a scam.
11/21/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported on U.S. 35 north of State Road 8 in Knox.
11/22/16 – A theft report was requested for unspecified items at Bass Lake Campground in the 5800 block of State Road 10 in Knox.
11/22/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported on 200 North between 800 and 700 East in Knox.
11/22/16 – A Pensacola, Fla. man advised his wife was driving on U.S. 30 near Knoll Brothers in Knox when another vehicle lost items and caused damage to her car.
11/22/16 – A vehicle versus deer accident was reported in the 2000 block of West South Country Lane in Knox.
11/23/16 – A vehicle versus semi crash was reported on U.S. 30 at the Grovertown Truck Stop. The Indiana State Police completed the crash report.
11/24/16 – The Washington Township Fire Department and Starke County Sheriff’s Office responded to a structure fire in the 500 block of North State Road 23 in Knox.
11/24/16 – A vehicle versus pole property damage crash was reported on State Road 10 just west of U.S. 35 in Knox.
11/24/16 – The owner of property at the intersection of 350 South and 150 East in Knox reported someone did donuts in his field and damaged it.
11/25/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported on State Road 39 North in Knox.
11/25/16 – A single vehicle property damage accident was reported in the 3700 block of east 500 South in Knox.
11/25/16 – A property owner in the 3700 block of east 500 South in Knox reported damaged fence posts.
11/25/16 – A resident in the 2700 block of south 250 East in Knox reported the theft of unspecified items from the home.
11/26/16 – The owner of a house in the 7300 block of North Chestnut Ave. in Walkerton reported the house has been broken into and several items are missing.
11/27/16 – A single-vehicle property damage accident was reported in the 4900 block of south 550 East in Knox.
11/27/16 – A resident in the 2600 block of 2nd Ave. in North Judson reported her vehicle was broken into overnight.
11/27/16 – A Knox resident reported receiving a telephone call from Demotte State Bank asking for personal information.
11/27/16 – A resident in the 3500 block of East Debby Drive in Knox reported property damage at his residence.
11/27/16 – A resident in the 5200 block of south 275 West in North Judson reported her vehicle was vandalized.
11/27/16 – A resident in the 1200 block of east 250 South in Knox reported people running up and down the street on 4-wheelers and dirt bikes.
11/27/16 – A resident in the 3100 block of south State Road 39 in North Judson reported her husband was out hunting and almost got shot by the neighbors.
11/28/16 – A single-vehicle property damage accident was reported on 400 South east of U.S. 421 in San Pierre.
11/28/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported on U.S. 421 south of San Pierre.
11/28/16 – Officers were dispatched to the cemetery at the intersection of State Road 10 and 200 East, where the garage was reportedly broken into and several unspecified items were taken.
11/28/16 – A resident in the 5100 block of Wesley Street in North Judson reported the theft of two checks.
11/28/16 – A resident in the 2000 block of east 200 South in Knox reported someone hit his vehicle in the driveway and requested a crash report.
11/28/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS And Bass Lake Fire Department all responded to a single-vehicle accident on 850 South east of Ora at the S Curve. The driver apparently missed the curve and went off the roadway into the trees.
11/29/16 – A parent of a student at Oregon-Davis reported her son’s iPad missing.
11/29/16 – The owner of property at the intersection of 200 east and 400 South in Knox reported the car that has been tearing up his property is stuck in the mud and the female occupant has left. He requested the vehicle be towed at her expense.
11/29/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Hamlet Police Department, Starke County EMS, Hamlet and Koontz Lake Fire Departments all responded to bomb threat at Oregon-Davis Schools. It turned out to be a hoax.
11/29/16 – A motorcycle was reported stolen in the 3900 block of east Toto Road in Knox.
11/29/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported at the intersection of State Road 10 and 100 East in North Judson.
11/30/16 – A North Judson resident filed a fraud report after giving all of her personal information to a person claiming to be a representative of Apple.
11/30/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported on 250 West by Chesapeake Run Golf Course.
12/01/16 – Starke County Maintenance Supervisor Jim Coad requested an officer in the 100 block of South Cleveland Street in Knox for a report of graffiti on the side of the Starke County records building.
12/02/16 – A Knox resident reported unauthorized use of his debit card.
12/02/16 – A single-vehicle property damage accident was reported in the 6800 block of Frontage Road in Hamlet. The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Hamlet Police, Hamlet Fire Department and Starke County EMS all responded.
12/03/16 – Theft and other suspicious activity were reported at a pole barn in the 10000 block of east 600 North in Knox.
12/03/16 – A hit-and-run accident involving two pickup trucks going in opposite directions was reported in the 1300 block of west State Road 10 in North Judson.
12/03/16 – A vehicle break-in was reported in the 3900 block of south Fawn Trail in North Judson, and unspecified items were taken.

Arrests:
Inclusion in the arrest reports is merely a record an arrest was made and is not an indication of guilt. All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

11/23/16 – Steve Stidham – Warrant.
11/24/16 – Kenneth A. Polinski, 45, Plymouth – Operating while intoxicated, operating a vehicle with an ACE of .15 or more, O.V.W.I. endangering a person
11/25/16 – Frank A. Jenks, 47, Winamac, – Operator never licensed.
11/26/16 – Richard J. Mack, 45, Mishawaka – Driving while suspended prior.
11/27/16 – Erin Michelle Ritchie, 32, Plymouth – Driving while suspended.
12/02/16 – John Kenneth Palmeri, 22, North Judson – Driving under the influence of drugs.
12/03/16 Ronald Melvyn Larsen, 43, Chesterton – Possession of a synthetic drug or a synthetic drug lookalike substance.

Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Starke County Sheriff's Department BadgeIncidents:

10/24/16 – A resident in the 100 block of West 500 South reported that someone broke into his garage.

10/24/16 – A property damage crash was reported on State Road 23 before the curve north of U.S. 30. The subjects reportedly took off on foot.

10/24/16 – A hit-and-run crash was reported at 1025 East and Division. The caller reported being rear-ended by a blue Ford Focus, which left westbound on Division toward Knox.

10/24/16 – A fence was reportedly hit by a vehicle in the 4900 block of North Ohio Street in Walkerton.

10/24/16 – A resident reported being harassed by a woman for whom he did a job.

10/24/16 – A resident in the 400 block of North State Road 23 reported receiving a scam telephone call claiming they had won a big amount of money but had to pay $400.

10/24/16 – A break-in was reported at a storage unit at Bailey’s Storage in Knox.

10/24/16 – A purse was reportedly stolen out of a vehicle in the 1300 block of West State Road 10 in North Judson.

10/24/16 – A purse was reportedly stolen from a vehicle in the 9300 block of East 800 North the previous Friday night.

10/24/16 – A 2007 Ford Fusion was reported stolen in the 10400 block of East 500 North in Grovertown.

10/25/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported on U.S. 421 north of State Road 10.

10/25/16 – Theft was reported at Bailey’s U Lock Storage in Knox.

10/25/16 – A resident at 650 East and 25 North in Knox reported that he had been putting up a fence but people keep tearing it down.

10/25/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported on State Road 39 north of Toto Road.

10/25/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported at 1200 West and County Line Road.

10/25/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported in the 1000 block of West 250 South in Knox.

10/26/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported on 600 East north of 200 North.

10/26/16 – A vehicle versus pole property damage accident was reported on U.S. 35 and 200 South in Knox.

10/26/16 – A resident in the 2400 block of East Toto Road reported that her ex moved out but keeps coming on her property and taking things.

10/26/16 – A resident in the 2200 block of West 500 South in North Judson reported a scam on Craigslist involving her son’s name.

10/26/16 – A possible break-in and missing vehicle were reported in the 5200 block of South 600 West in North Judson.

10/27/16 – A caller requested to speak to an officer regarding an altercation that took place during a public meeting the previous night at the San Pierre Fire Station.

10/27/16 – A vehicle versus raccoon property damage accident was reported on State Road 10 west of 200 East in North Judson.

10/27/16 – A resident in the 5400 block of West 650 North in Winamac reported that her niece in Tennessee keeps getting harassing phone calls.

10/27/16 – A two-vehicle crash was reported at 200 South and U.S. 35 in Knox.

10/27/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported on U.S. 35 north of 200 South in Knox.

10/28/16 – A property damage crash was reported on westbound U.S. 30, 10 miles west of Plymouth.

10/28/16 – Fuel was reported stolen from a semi in the 10700 block of East U.S. 30 in Grovertown.

10/28/16 – Flowers were reported stolen.

10/28/16 – A resident in the 4600 block of South State Road 39 in Knox reported that a contractor took her money and didn’t do any work.

10/28/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported in the 7400 block of South U.S. 35 in Knox.

10/28/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported near the Grovertown Truck Stop.

10/29/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported at Range Road and the Pulaski County Line.

10/29/16 – A vehicle that had previously been reported stolen was reportedly found damaged.

10/29/16 – A two-vehicle property damage crash was reported at U.S. 35 and 900 North in Knox.

10/29/16 – A vehicle pulling a camper reportedly hit a parked car at U.S. 35 and the Pulaski County Line.

10/29/16 – A Hamlet resident reported that her daughter was being stalked.

10/29/16 – A single-vehicle rollover was reported at 350 East and 500 South in Knox.

10/29/16 – Several juveniles were reported drinking and roaming around Hamlet.

10/29/16 – A resident in the 7800 block of West 800 South in San Pierre reported ongoing harassment.

10/29/16 – An explosion was reported in the 600 block of North 1200 East.

10/30/16 – A single-vehicle traffic accident was reported on U.S. 30.

10/30/16 – A caller in the 6200 block of South State Road 10 reported that his dog had locked himself in his vehicle.

10/30/16 – A resident in the 9800 block of East 50 South in Knox reported intimidation.

10/30/16 – A resident in the 8000 block of North Bush Street in Walkerton reported that the resident’s son was injured in an assault by another kid.

10/30/16 – Fuel was reported stolen out of a truck Friday night or Saturday morning at the Grovertown Truck Stop.

10/30/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported on State Road 10 near Bailey’s.

Arrests:

Inclusion in the arrest reports is merely a record an arrest was made and is not an indication of guilt. All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

10/24/16 – Fabian A. Pioro, 32, Monterey – Operating a vehicle with an ACE of 0.15 or more, driving while suspended.

10/27/16 – William H. Prater, 34, North Judson – Bench warrant.

 

Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Starke County Sheriff's Department BadgeIncidents:

10/17/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported in front of the Melody Drive-In in Knox.

10/17/16 – A resident in the 4200 block of West 700 South in North Judson requested to speak to an officer regarding his neighbors’ farm animals coming onto his property.

10/17/16 – A property damage crash was reported in the 2400 block of North 700 East in Grovertown.

10/17/16 – A resident in the 4200 block of West 700 South in North Judson reported returning home from work to find that someone had driven through his front yard. The caller believed it was the same neighbors he called about earlier.

10/17/16 – A brush fire was reported in the 9700 block of East 50 South in Knox. The caller reported hearing an explosion and seeing flames by the Christmas tree farm.

10/17/16 – A caller in the area of 900 East between 400 and 450 North in Knox reported that someone had her in a vehicle and wouldn’t let her out.

10/18/16 – A loose boat was reported crashing against a pier at Boa Shores in Knox.

10/18/16 – A resident in the 1800 block of South 100 East in Knox reported that a known individual showed up and threatened a contractor doing work on her residence.

10/18/16 – A two-vehicle property damage crash was reported at Zip Thru in Knox.

10/18/16 – A verbal fight was reported in the 1500 block of East 250 South in Knox.

10/18/16 – A resident in the 5000 block of East 250 South in Knox reported that three males were messing with her mailbox and then got in her face.

10/19/16 – Police responded to a report of theft at an unknown location in Knox.

10/19/16 – A resident in the 9600 block of East 50 South in Knox reported that a neighbor has been coming onto his property and believes he is casing his house.

10/19/16 – A traffic accident was reported at State Road 8 and State Road 23 in Knox.

10/19/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident with airbag deployment was reported on State Road 10 near Culver.

10/19/16 – A property damage crash was reported near 350 East and 400 South in Knox.

10/20/16 – A two-vehicle traffic accident was reported on State Road 8, east of Range Road in Knox.

10/20/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported in the 8700 block of South U.S. 421 in San Pierre.

10/20/16 – A resident in the 6700 block of West 400 South in North Judson reported that her neighbor’s three pit bulls attacked her every time she tried to take a walk.

10/20/16 – A resident in the 3100 block of South 100 East in Knox reported that someone broke in and took her TV while she was away.

10/20/16 – A resident in the 7700 block of South 500 West in Knox reported observing the plate number of the vehicle that is stealing the green junction boxes from the telephone company.

10/20/16 – A resident in the 2900 block of South Lart Lane in Knox reported that his girlfriend is taking money from his debit card/bank.

10/20/16 – A resident in the 6900 block of East 200 South in Knox reported that someone threw a cat in his yard and wanted to know what to do. He was told to call the humane society if the cat was still there the following day.

10/21/16 – A resident in the 7200 block of South 200 West in North Judson reported that someone stole everything from his garage.

10/21/16 – A resident in the 9500 block of East 500 North in Hamlet reported that a vehicle involved in a property damage crash the previous night lost its tire, causing it to fly off and hit her residence.

10/21/16 – A resident in the 6700 block of East 250 North in Knox reported that her neighbors had dumped trash in her yard.

10/21/16 – A resident in the 5200 block of South A Street in North Judson reported that her neighbors’ pit pulls tried to attack her as she was walking down A Street.

10/21/16 – A resident in the 2900 block of South Lart Lane in Knox reported credit card fraud.

10/21/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported at the intersection of State Road 23 and State Road 8 in Knox.

10/22/16 – A Fed-Ex truck versus deer property damage accident was reported on eastbound U.S. 30 between 600 and 700 East.

10/22/16 – A resident in the 6500 block of South Oak Avenue in North Judson reported that her Trump/Pence sign was stolen from her yard.

10/22/16 – A car versus fence crash was reported in the 1500 block of South 150 West in North Judson.

10/22/16 – A resident in the 9800 block of East 700 North reported being assaulted.

10/22/16 – Someone was reportedly burning debris in the roadway on 250 East between 100 South and 50 South.

10/22/16 – A resident in the 9100 block of East 50 South in Knox reported problems with kids TP-ing his home multiple times. The caller said he knew who one of the kids was and believed there may have been a parent involved.

10/23/16 – A hit and run was reported at State Road 10 and 600 West in North Judson.

10/23/16 – A resident in the 10700 block of East 250 South in Knox reported being harassed by a known individual.

10/23/16 – A resident in the 5800 block of West State Road 10 in North Judson reported that overnight, someone had hit her mailbox and knocked it over.

10/23/16 – A resident in the 4400 block of South Dawn Drive East in North Judson reported that a gun was stolen from her residence.

10/23/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported at 100 East and 200 South in Knox.

10/23/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported near the intersection of State Road 39 and State Road 10.

10/23/16 – A resident in the 4400 block of South Dawn Drive East in North Judson reported that the gun previously reported stolen had been found and she wanted to file charges against the person who stole it.

Arrests:

Inclusion in the arrest reports is merely a record an arrest was made and is not an indication of guilt. All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

10/18/16 – Debra S. Berry, 58, Hamlet – Battery.

10/18/16 – Diamond V. Akins, 25, LaPorte – Disorderly conduct, battery-results in SBI to another person.

10/20/16 – Shannon May Rupert, 37, Knox – Driving while suspended prior.

10/23/16 – Mark Anthony Deleon, 31, North Judson – Habitual traffic violator, operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person, operating a vehicle while intoxicated with prior.

10/23/16 – Kenneth Peter Kaemerer, 45, North Judson – Resisting law enforcement, driving while suspended prior.

 

Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Starke County Sheriff's Department BadgeIncidents:

10/10/16 – A single-vehicle property damage crash was reported on State Road 10 and Beach.

10/10/16 – A property damage crash was reported on State Road 39 near 750 North.

10/10/16 – A resident in the 4700 block of East 150 North in Knox reported a neighbor throwing trash on her property.

10/11/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported in the 1000 block of South 1025 East in Knox. The deer reportedly ran away.

10/11/16 – Starke County Police responded to a report of property damage in the 2900 block of South 210 in Knox.

10/11/16 – A resident in the 5300 block of South Detroiter in North Judson reported that pit bulls running loose in the area attacked her small dog and left a small scratch/bite on her arm.

10/11/16 – A tire was reported stolen in the 1300 block of West State Road 10 in North Judson.

10/12/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported on U.S. 35 north of the drive-in.

10/12/16 – A vehicle was reported stolen the previous Sunday or Monday from the 8400 block of North Tippecanoe Drive in Koontz Lake.

10/12/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported as having taken place the previous evening at 800 East and 200 North in Knox.

10/12/16 – A resident in the 10700 block of East 900 South in Monterey reported that a family member and other subjects broke into his house while he was gone.

10/12/16 – A resident in the North Judson area requested to speak with an officer regarding harassment.

10/12/16 – A resident in the 4700 block of East 150 North in Knox requested extra patrols in the area, due to attempted intimidation from a neighbor.

10/13/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported at State Road 39 and 400 South in North Judson.

10/13/16 – A vehicle reportedly ran off the road and into the grass at the southeast corner of 300 East and Toto Road, and a man reportedly took off running northbound on 300 East.

10/13/16 – A hit and run accident was reported at the intersection of 250 South and 675 East.

10/13/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported at 500 South near 600 West in North Judson.

10/13/16 – A resident in the 10800 block of Cherokee Road in Walkerton reported that someone driving a white Ford Ranger claimed to be with NIPSCO and needed to work on his power box. The resident said his power was then shut off, but NIPSCO denied sending anyone there for that purpose.

10/14/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported at the intersection of U.S. 35 and 450 South in Knox.

10/14/16 – A resident in the 10800 block of Cherokee Road in Walkerton reported that the Ford Ranger returned and stole the rest of his fuse box.

10/14/16 – A vehicle slide-off with no damage was reported on eastbound U.S. 30 past U.S. 35 in Hamlet, with the vehicle ending up in the westbound lanes.

10/14/16 – A resident in the 10800 block of Cherokee Road in Walkerton reported that someone keeps taking his home’s electric meter.

10/14/16 – A two-vehicle traffic accident with injuries was reported at the intersection of U.S. 35 and 175 North in Knox.

10/14/16 – A resident in the 2100 block of East 150 South in Knox reported a woman in a dark-colored pickup truck was in her driveway screaming at her to stop hiding someone. The caller said she didn’t know the person to whom she was referring.

10/15/16 – A vehicle slide-off was reported on U.S. 35 just south of Johnson’s Lumber in Knox, with the car ending up in a ditch.

10/15/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported at 200 East just south of State Road 10.

10/15/16 – A resident on South 1100 East in Knox reported money stolen from a car.

10/15/16 – A resident in the 1800 block of East 250 South in Knox found a license plate in her yard.

10/15/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported in the 4600 block of South 350 West in Knox. The deer reportedly ran off, but the car had major damage.

10/16/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported on State Road 8 east of State Road 23.

10/16/16 – A driveway was reported to have been oiled in the 5900 block of North State Road 23.

10/16/16 – A controlled burn took place in the 6200 block of North 1100 East.

Arrests:

Inclusion in the arrest reports is merely a record an arrest was made and is not an indication of guilt. All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

10/10/16 – Travis Allen, 29, North Judson – No charges listed.

10/10/16 – Misty Sharp, 36, East Knox – Operator never licensed.

10/13/16 – Shannon L. Watts, 35, North Judson – Intimidation, disorderly conduct, criminal mischief – less than $750, battery – results in bodily injury to public safety official, driving while suspended, resisting law enforcement.

10/13/16 – Sean N. Howard, 42, South Bend – No charges listed.

10/13/16 – Chester Dwayne Napier, 45, Culver – No charges listed.

Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Starke County Sheriff's Department BadgeIncidents:

10/3/16 – A Walkerton resident who had previously reported having scrap stolen from his residence reported that the same green truck was now unloading scrap at Howard’s Towing in Hamlet.

10/3/16 – A house fire was reported on Golf Course Road and 500 North near Hamlet.

10/3/16 – A resident in the 10700 block of East 50 North in Knox reported her ex-boyfriend stole her shoes.

10/3/16 – A resident in the 5400 block of East 200 South in Knox reported the theft of plywood.

10/3/16 – A resident in the 2600 block of West Second Avenue in North Judson reported a male and female went into a neighbor’s residence when he was not home and came out carrying a small item.

10/3/16 – A resident in the 5000 block of South State Road 10 reported hearing a truck speeding and slam on its breaks, followed by a loud noise. Neighbors believe the truck ran into a home, before leaving the scene.

10/4/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported in the 500 block of South State Road 39 in Knox.

10/4/16 – A resident in the 4800 clock of South Cranberry Lane in Knox reported that a vehicle had struck several mailboxes, leaving pieces of the vehicle at the scene.

10/4/16 – A resident in the 5100 block of South A Street in North Judson reported the tires had been slashed on his vehicle.

10/4/16 – A North Judson resident reported fraud.

10/4/16 – A North Judson resident reported the theft of a trail camera.

10/5/16 – A caller in the 1400 block of West 300 North reported drug paraphernalia while camping with a youth group.

10/5/16 – A resident in the 200 block of West Howard Drive in North Judson reported that someone had keyed her vehicle the previous night.

10/5/16 – A property damage crash was reported on 150 South west of 300 East in Knox.

10/5/16 – A North Judson resident reported receiving threats.

10/6/16 – A Knox resident requested to speak to an officer after reportedly not getting paid for sold items.

10/7/16 – A Knox resident reported being harassed.

10/7/16 – A Knox resident reported a car versus deer property damage accident.

10/7/16 – A red Ford Escape was reported stolen from the 6400 block of South Eastern in Knox.

10/7/16 – A resident in the 3900 block of Boa Drive in Knox reported a theft while he was in the hospital.

10/7/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported on State Road 10 east of 100 West.

10/7/16 – A resident in the 8900 block of South Main Street in Ora reported his house being tee pee’d, and he knows who did it.

10/8/16 – A resident in the 2500 block of West 500 South in North Judson reported someone banging on the home’s windows.

10/8/16 – All of the diesel fuel was reported stolen out of a semi parked at the Grovertown Truck Stop.

10/8/16 – The glass door of a camper was reported shattered in the Hickory Hills Campground in Knox, and a TV inside was reportedly damaged.

10/8/16 – A resident in the 2700 block of West 500 South in North Judson reported finding a wallet, a key, and a pair of pants in his yard. The resident checked an outbuilding but did not find the owner of the pants.

10/8/16 – A ladder was reported stolen from a trailer in the Hickory Hills Campground in Knox.

10/8/16 – A Knox store employee reported being harassed and threatened by a male who left in a white SUV.

10/8/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported on U.S. 35 South of State Road 10.

10/8/16 – LaPorte County Police advised of a yellow Silverado heading toward Starke County on U.S. 421. Its driver stated he planned on killing any police officer who interfered with him.

10/8/16 – A resident in the 100 block of West Lake Street in Knox reported her vehicle had been egged the previous night.

10/8/16 – A resident in the 2800 block of South 700 East in Knox reported that her mailbox was knocked down, but didn’t know if it was done by an individual or a tractor.

10/8/16 – A resident in the 4500 block of South State Road 39 complained of neighbors having another loud bonfire party with music and load cars revving.

10/9/16 – A two-vehicle crash was reported at the intersection of 600 East and 100 North in Knox.

10/9/16 – A vehicle slide-off with no damage was reported on 800 South east of 600 West in North Judson. The caller reportedly did not see anyone around the vehicle but noticed several dogs inside.

10/9/16 – A two-vehicle crash with injuries was reported at the intersection of State Road 23 and State Road 8 in Knox.

10/9/16 – A controlled burn took place in the 10400 block of East 700 North in Walkerton.

10/9/16 – A resident in the 3500 block of South 250 West in North Judson reported that her entire house had been burglarized overnight. Among many other items, a gun cabinet with guns was reportedly taken.

10/9/16 – A resident in the 5900 block of North State Road 23 reported that his vehicle was keyed while at the swap meet that morning.

10/9/16 – A resident in the 4400 block of South East Dawn Drive reported an older juvenile had beaten up a younger neighbor.

10/9/16 – A resident in the 1900 block of West 450 South in North Judson reported tenants who had been evicted vandalized the home while he was gone.

10/9/16 – A car versus deer property damage accident was reported in the Knox area.

Arrests:

Inclusion in the arrest reports is merely a record an arrest was made and is not an indication of guilt. All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

10/4/16 – Connie Walker, 46, North Judson – Operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person, operating a vehicle with an ACE of 0.15 or more, operating while intoxicated.

 

Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Starke County Sheriff's Department BadgeIncidents:

9/26/16 – A resident in the 1800 block of west 450 South in North Judson reported a mailbox was taken.
9/26/16 – The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office requested assistance in locating a trailer stolen from a residence near the Marshall/Starke County line.
9/26/16 – A vehicle versus gate property damage accident was reported at the intersection of U.S. 30 and State Road 23 in Grovertown.
9/26/16 – A resident in the 4700 block of south SR 39 in North Judson advised her son’s ex-girlfriend keeps driving by, pulling into the driveway and yelling.
9/27/16 – A North Judson resident advised receiving scam telephone calls.
9/27/16 – A property damage accident was reported at the intersection of 1100 East and 400 North in Grovertown.
9/27/16 – A Knox resident reported receiving harassing telephone calls at work and advised she is concerned for her safety.
9/28/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported in the 1300 block of east SR 10 in Knox.
9/28/16 – A resident in the 6700 block of north 1100 East in Walkerton reported the theft of a blue Republic recycling can sometime overnight.
9/28/16 – A 12×20 building was reported stolen in the 7500 block of east 25 North in Knox.
9/28/16 – A caller in the 10300 block of east 700 North in Walkerton reported damage to a field and a cell phone tower.
9/29/16 – A Knox woman reported receiving threatening and intimidating telephone calls from an ex.
9/29/16 – A Walkerton resident came to the Starke County Sheriff’s Office to file a fraud report.
9/29/16 – A resident in the 5000 block of east State Road 8 in Knox reported the theft of a 12’ aluminum brake from his yard two days ago, advised he has located it and says the person who has it is refusing to give him any information.
9/29/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office and Starke County EMS responded to a property damage accident on U.S. 35 south of the Astoria Inn in Knox.
9/29/16 – A two-vehicle property damage accident was reported at the intersection of 850 South and 1000 East in Monterey.
9/29/16 – The owner of a residence in the 7700 block of North Kickapoo Road in Koontz Lake advised someone in a green truck came to the residence and took scrap metal.
9/29/16 – A woman reported the theft of property she had in storage at a home in the 8400 block of north 500 East in Hamlet.
9/29/16 – A resident in the 3900 block of east Toto Road reported a suspicious man outside her apartment watching her.
9/30/16 – A Starke County Sheriff’s Deputy investigated drug activity in the 500 block of north 650 East in Knox.
9/30/16 – A motorist reported being run off Toto Road east of U.S. 35 in Knox by an older black flatbed pickup truck with no sides and advised the driver kept going.
9/30/16 – Deputies responded to Iroquois Road in Walkerton to investigate possible drug activity.
9/30/16 – A resident in the 6700 bock of east 25 North in Knox advised a white vehicle keeps pulling into her driveway, revving its engine and blaring music.
10/1/16 – A vehicle versus deer slide off accident was reported at the intersection of 800 South and 150 West in North Judson.
10/1/16 – A resident in the 4900 block of south 260 West in North Judson reported his neighbor’s tree fell on his fence.
10/1/16 – The owner of property on 200 North east of U.S. 35 in Knox reported possible meth lab items nearby.
10/1/16 – A resident in the 6600 block of east State Road 10 in Knox reported two good looking men broke out her bedroom window while she was sleeping but did not taken anything because her daughter scared them away. They reportedly left walking towards Ora.
10/2/16 – A vehicle versus tree property damage accident was reported at the intersection of 1100 East and 550 North in Grovertown.
10/2/16 – A suspicious vehicle was reported in the Koontz Lake Library parking lot. The caller advised the occupant was possibly smoking foil.
10/2/16 – A resident in the 2600 block of south 200 East in Knox reported an attempted break-in of a building on his property.

Arrests:

Inclusion in the arrest reports is merely a record an arrest was made and is not an indication of guilt. All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

9/27/16 – Cassandra Renee Williams, 26, Uniondale – Driving while suspended prior and theft less than $750.
10/2/16 – Jeremy M. Gregg, 40, Knox – Invasion of privacy.

Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Starke County Sheriff's Department BadgeIncidents:

9/19/16 – A vehicle versus deer accident was reported on U.S. 35 north of State Road 10 in Knox.

9/19/16 – A resident in the 7000 block of north Honeywood Lane in Walkerton advised a neighbor is continually burning toxic materials.

9/19/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS, Bass Lake and North Judson Fire Departments responded to a house fire in the 5800 block of south 100 East in Knox. WKVI News repeatedly requested information about the fire and was told it was still under investigation.

9/19/16 – A man in a tan four-door car was reportedly asking people in the Grovertown Truck Stop parking lot for money.

9/20/16 – A resident in the 400 block of east 200 South in Knox reported vandalism to his truck. He advised the back window was broken out, possibly by a BB gun.

9/20/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and first responders all responded to a vehicle in a ditch at the intersection of 25 North and 600 East in Knox.

9/20/16 – A vehicle slide-off with no damage was reported in the 600 block of east 200 North just south of Knox.

9/21/16 – A Knox resident reported the theft of a check.

9/21/16 – A Monterey resident reported receiving harassing text messages and emails.

9/21/16 – A resident in the 8100 block of North Oak Ave. in Walkerton reported a Corvette and trailer stolen and advised he knows who may have taken it.

9/22/16 – A Knox resident reported receiving harassing text messages from a relative.

9/22/16 – A property damage accident was reported 1.5 miles east of State Road 39 on the Starke/Pulaski County line.

9/22/16 – A Walkerton resident reported being harassed by a neighbor.

9/23/16 – A resident in the 4000 block of east Old U.S. 30 in Hamlet reported her wallet stolen from her residence and named a possible suspect.

9/23/16 – A resident in the 8900 block of east Long Lane Drive in Knox reported receiving a counterfeit $20 at her yard sale the previous day.

9/23/16 – A residential break-in was reported in the 7600 block of Topinabee Road in Koontz Lake.

9/23/16 – A resident in the 200 block of south 800 East in Knox reported possible drug activity on her property and asked an officer to come check it out.

9/23/16 – A resident in the 9700 block of West San Pierre Road reported a school bus damaged her yard.

9/23/16 – A property damage accident was reported at the intersection of 900 South and 100 West on the north side of the roadway.

9/24/16 – A resident in the 5500 block of East Manor Street in Knox reported the neighbors to the north are outside shooting guns and said he believes they are shooting towards his residence.

9/24/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and North Judson Fire Department all responded to a single-vehicle accident with possible injuries at the intersection of 900 South and 300 West in North Judson.

9/25/16 – A resident in the 6400 block of east 25 North in Knox woke up and discovered a 2009 Silver GMC Acadia missing.

9/25/16 – A resident in the 2300 block of West Brooks Bluff in North Judson reported juveniles messing around the house the previous night and advised a fence was damaged.

9/25/16 – A resident in the 2800 block of west 500 South returned home and found a mailbox in his yard.

Arrests:

Inclusion in the arrest reports is merely a record an arrest was made and is not an indication of guilt. All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

9/19/16 – Austin Salyer, 25, Knox – No charges listed.

9/23/16 – Kentrell Deandre Williams, 24, Lafayette – Driving while suspended prior.

9/23/16 – Kolton William Miller, 20, Knox – Possession of a narcotic drug.

9/23/16 – James Levell Wimmer, 44, LaPorte – Possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia.

9/24/16 – Daniel Michael Janiga, 26, North Judson – Public intoxication.

9/25/16 – Jacob Zachary Lankford, 18, Fort Wayne – Maintaining a common nuisance, resisting law enforcement, possession of marijuana, possession of paraphernalia and reckless driving.

Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Starke County Sheriff's Department BadgeIncidents:

8/29/16 – A vehicle versus deer accident was reported on State Road 23 north of U.S. 30.

8/29/16 – A resident in the 7200 block of east 25 North in Knox reported finding a known person breaking into the garage.

8/29/16 – A resident in the 3800 block of north 900 East in Grovertown reported the theft of a black 1999 Oldsmobile Intrigue from her back yard.

8/30/16 – A resident in the 11100 block of east Nicole Drive in Culver reported a man in the front yard who ran toward the nearby woods and advised there is damage to his vehicle and it appears someone tried to break into the garage.

8/30/16 – A resident in the 8100 block of north Oak Ave. in Walkerton reported her ex-boyfriend is in her home tearing it up and refuses to leave. She advised he’s been told to move out but moved into a camper in her yard.

8/30/16 – A resident in the 2100 block of south State Road 39 in North Judson reported his tires were slashed in his driveway.

8/30/16 – A Knox resident reported juveniles sending threatening texts.

8/30/16 – A hit and run was reported in the 6700 block of east 25 North in Knox.

8/30/16 – A resident in the 600 block of east 625 South in North Judson reported four juveniles came to the residence, beat up her 16-year-old son, almost hit her with their car and hit her husband as he was trying to stop them.

8/30/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported in the 2500 block of west 700 South in North Judson.

8/30/16 – A car versus deer property damage accident was reported on State Road 10 east of U.S. 421 in San Pierre.

8/30/16 – A resident in the 7000 block of south U.S. 35 reported she came home and found her residence had been broken into.

8/30/16 – A resident in the 7800 block of north Tecumseh Road in Koontz Lake reported an attempted break in.

8/31/16 – An attempted car theft was reported in the 10700 block of east State Road 8 in Knox.

8/31/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported on U.S. 35 north of 25 North in Knox.

9/1/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported near BassLakePub.

9/1/16 – A resident in the 3900 block of south 625 East in Knox reported a neighbor cleared 15 x 125 feet of woods on their property.

9/1/16 – A Walkerton resident reported a gray Ford f150 driving slowly around the Kaney Avenue neighborhood looking into open garage doors.

9/1/16 – A resident in the 5600 block of north 550 East in Hamlet reported two known suspects stole her flat screen TV.

9/2/16 – A property damage crash was reported in the 1100 block of west State Road 10 in North Judson.

9/2/16 – A resident in the 900 block of south 1025 East in Knox reported the theft of a dirt bike and advised of its whereabouts.

9/2/16 – A vehicle versus tractor property damage accident was reported on U.S. 30 east of 750 East in Hamlet.

9/2/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Bass Lake Fire Department responded to a two vehicle personal injury accident at the intersection of State Road 10 and U.S. 35 in Knox.

9/2/16 – A resident in the 3200 block of west 625 South in North Judson reported the theft of $125 from her wallet.

9/2/16 – Damage was reported to a vehicle left at the Grovertown Truck Stop.

9/2/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported in the 100 block of south 250 East in Knox.

9/2/16 – A resident in the 8200 block of east 850 South in Monterey reported an attempted residential break in.

9/3/16 – A resident in the 100 block of south Division Road in Hamlet reported a known suspect took money from his home.

9/3/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported in the 900 block of north U.S. 35 in Knox.

9/3/16 – A resident in the 2500 block of south 550 East in Knox reported someone ran a stop sign last night and ran into their yard, causing damage.

9/3/16 – A vehicle versus motorcycle injury crash was reported on State Road 10 east of State Road 35 in Knox.

9/3/16 – A business in Toto reported a shoplifter went out the back door with merchandise and advised they were caught on camera.

9/3/16 – Several young kids were reportedly driving around on golf carts through Boa Shores at Bass Lake.

9/4/16 – A property damage accident was reported in a driveway in the 6000 block of south Range Road in North Judson.

9/4/16 – Fireworks were reportedly being set off at Bass Lake Beach.

9/4/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported in the 100 block of east State Road 10 in North Judson.

9/5/16 – A two-vehicle property damage accident was reported at the intersection of U.S. 421 and State Road 10.

9/5/16 – A resident in the 6700 block of west 250 South in North Judson reported a contractor was at the residence to install satellite television service and took items that did not belong to them.

9/5/16 – A single-vehicle property damage accident was reported at the intersection of U.S. 421 and State Road 10 south junction in San Pierre.

9/5/16 – A resident in the 6500 block of South 250 West in North Judson reported his wallet was taken from his truck sometime between Friday and Saturday night.

9/6/16 – A two-vehicle property damage accident was reported on U.S. 30 at 750 East eastbound.

9/6/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported in the 400 block of south 800 East in Knox.

9/6/16 – A resident in the 2700 block of east Toto Road in Knox reported damage to her property after someone got a trailer stuck in the yard.

9/6/16 – A resident in the 11100 block of east Circle Ave. in Walkerton reported someone removed his pier from the water and replaced it with another one.

9/7/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported at the intersection of State Road 39 and State Road 8 in Knox.

9/7/16 – A hit and run property damage accident was reported in the 6000 block of east 25 North in Knox.

9/7/16 – A resident in the 6000 block of 500 West in North Judson advised a female juvenile reported a Hispanic man in a white van tried to get her sister into his van near Born’s Trailer Park.

9/8/16 – A single-vehicle property damage crash was reported on 50 South west of 300 East in Knox.

9/9/16 – A resident in the 8100 block of North Street in Walkerton reported the theft of medication from a vehicle.

9/9/16 – A mowing service contractor reported one of his employees was threatened by a homeowner with a gun on 900 South east of 300 West in Knox.

9/9/16 – A resident in the 8100 block of North Oak Ave. in Koontz Lake reported her ex-boyfriend vandalized her vehicle.

9/10/16 – A vehicle break in was reported in the 11400 block of east 900 South in Knox.

9/10/16 – A Knox man reported being harassed on Facebook and via text by his ex-girlfriend.

9/10/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Bass Lake Fire Department all responded to a two-vehicle accident in the 4700 block of east CR 210 in Bass Lake involving a FedEx truck and a pickup truck.

9/10/16 – A two-vehicle property damage accident was reported at the intersection of U.S. 30 and 1100 East in Grovertown.

9/10/16 – A resident in the 3200 block of west 500 South in North Judson reported a known suspect stole a jar of change from her residence.

9/10/16 – A caller reported several boys ranging in age from 10 to 12 hiding behind trees on 200 South east of 500 East in Knox and throwing things at vehicles.

9/10/16 – Officers and Starke County EMS responded to a wedding reception in the 8800 block of south State Road 39 in North Judson to remove an intoxicated guest at a wedding reception.

9/10/16 – A resident in the 5800 block of South U West Road in North Judson reported vandalism and being harassed.

9/10/16 – Several dune buggies and 4-wheelers were reported weaving in and out of traffic, running people off the road and trying to hit mailboxes on State Road 23 south of Division Road in Knox.

9/11/16 – A resident in the 2500 block of west 700 South in North Judson reported her car tire was punctured and someone shot her window with a BB.

9/11/16 – A hit and run property damage crash was reported in the 1100 block of west State Road 10 in North Judson.

9/12/16 – A resident in the 100 block of west 450 South in North Judson reported the theft of a speaker from his residence.

9/12/16 – A patron at Mystic Hills Golf Course in Culver reported his wallet was stolen.

9/12/16 – A vehicle break-in was reported in the 7900 block of Tecumseh Road in Walkerton.

9/12/16 – A North Judson resident reported fraudulent activity on her credit card and advised more than $!6,000 was withdrawn, possibly by someone overseas.

9/13/16 – Officers responded to the Stay For Less Motel in Hamlet for a report of a fight between two guests who are paid up through Friday.

9/13/16 – A Knox resident filed a fraud report.

9/13/16 – A resident in the 1800 block of West Dawn Drive in North Judson reported unspecified property damage.

9/13/16 – A vehicle versus tree accident was reported on 200 South in Knox.

9/13/16 – A property damage hit and run accident was reported near the Koontz Lake Dam.

9/13/16 – A resident in the 1500 block of east 400 South in Knox reported a pistol stolen.

9/13/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported in the 300 block of east State Road 10 in Knox.

9/14/16 – Vandalism was reported at a home in the 3100 block of south 850 West in Knox.

9/14/16 – A resident in the 8100 block of north Oak Drive in Walkerton reported the theft of unspecified items.

9/15/16 – A resident in the 8100 block of North Oak Drive in Walkerton reported damage to his vehicle following an incident the previous day.

9/15/16 – A resident in the 6000 block of east Toto Road in Knox reported the theft of unspecified items.

9/15/16 – A manager at the Bass Lake gas station in Knox reported theft from the station.

9/15/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported at the intersection of 150 North and 600 East in Knox.

9/16/16 – A resident in the 5800 block of south 750 East in Knox reported a hayrake stolen.

9/16/16 – A resident in the 8800 block of east 700 North in Walkerton reported people breaking into her home and said three Walmart debit cards were stolen.

9/17/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported on 800 South east of State Road 30 in North Judson.

9/17/16 – A resident in the 3900 block of east Toto Road in Knox reported her vehicle was hit while parked at her apartment.

9/17/16 – A resident in the 5300 block of Detroiter Lane in North Judson reported her food stamp card was stolen.

9/17/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS, North Judson Police Department and North Judson Fire Department responded to a two-vehicle property damage accident at the intersection of State Roads 10 and 39 North.

9/18/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported on U.S. 30 one mile east of U.S. 35 in Knox.

9/18/16 – A resident in the 1400 block of west 400 South in North Judson reported a trespasser and advised she’s obtained a protective order against him that has not been served.

9/18/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported on 1100 East north of Monterey.

Arrests:

Inclusion in the arrest reports is merely a record and arrest was made and is not an indication of guilt. All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

8/29/16 – James Darren Daniel, 48, Grovertown – False informing.

8/31/16 – Gregory Lee Ravenscroft, 28, Michigan City – Warrant.

8/31/16 – Randy William Freet, 31, Knox – Habitual traffic violator and carrying an handgun without a license.

9/1/16 – Kevin D. Reading, 38, Knox – No charges listed.

9/2/16 – Shawn Dwayne Allen, 36, Knox – Battery and resisting law enforcement.

9/4/16 – Diego Gonzalez, 21, Plymouth – Operating while intoxicated, possession of marijuana, operating a vehicle with a BAC of .08 or more and operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person.

9/5/16 – Eric Lee Patrick, 37, Knox – Driving while suspended prior.

9/5/16 – Daniel Michael Janiga, 25, North Judson – No charges listed.

9/6/16 – Richard Smith, 63, North Judson – No charges listed.

9/9/16 – Christopher M. Gross, 30, Kokomo – Maintaining a common nuisance, possession of paraphernalia, possession of marijuana, unlawful possession of a syringe.

9/10/16 – Daniel O. Battistoni, 27, Tinley Park, Ill. – O.V.W.I. endangering a person, operating a vehicle with an ACE of .15 or more and operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

9/13/16 – Keith Landin Dalton, 24, Hamlet – Driving while suspended.

9/14/16 – Micah R. Kunkle, 31, Plymouth – No charges listed.

9/14/16 – Ariel Renseberger, No information given.

9/16/16 – James Eric Messer, 36, Knox – No charges listed.

9/16/16 – Jeremiah J. Fort, 34, North Judson – No charges listed.

9/16/16 – Pamela M. Messer, 66, Knox – No charges listed.

9/16/16 – Henry E. Wood, 37, North Judson – Warrant.

Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Starke County Sheriff's Department BadgeIncidents:

08/08/16 – A Monterey resident reported fraudulent charges on a Teachers Credit Union debit card.
8/8/16 – A resident in the 8800 block of east 700 North in Walkerton reported the theft of a vehicle title.
8/8/16 – Officers responded to a report of a fight across from the Hamlet Police Department.
8/8/16 – A slide-off with no vehicle damage was reported in the 500 block of East Toto Road.
8/9/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Hamlet Fire Department responded to a motorcycle v. deer injury accident in the 4700 block of east 800 North in Hamlet.
8/9/16 – An Arizona resident who owns property in Knox advised one of his renters forged signatures on documents for court in his absence. Eviction proceedings are ongoing, and another family member is taking care of the proceedings.
8/9/16 – A Koontz Lake resident reported fraudulent charges and cash withdrawals on a credit card account.
8/10/16 – A resident in the 11800 block of east Division Road in Knox reported two chain saws missing.
8/10/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported in the 9000 block of 300 North in Grovertown.
8/11/16 – A resident in the 2600 block of West Second Ave. in North Judson reported the theft of a Ruger .357 revolver from his house.
8/11/16 – A resident in the 11300 block of Dakota in Walkerton reported the theft of a 2002 black Ford Explorer with no plates by a known suspect and advised the person left behind a 4-wheeler.
8/11/16 – A resident in the 4900 block of east 150 North in Knox reported an attempted residential break in the previous night and stated someone had also been in her car.
8/11/16 – A resident in the 8800 block of east 700 North reported someone broke into her residence and stole her camera and the battery and charger.
8/12/16 – A North Judson resident reported receiving threatening text messages.
8/12/16 – A resident in the 8000 block of Tippecanoe Drive North in Walkerton reported the theft of a debit card.
8/12/16 – A vehicle versus tree accident was reported in the 8700 block of east 700 South in Knox. Damage to the vehicle is estimated at less than $1,000.
8/13/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported in the 1400 block of south State Road 39 in Knox.
8/13/16 – A resident in the 6800 block of south 375 West in North Judson reported the theft of a small safe from his residence and also advised someone stole a Chevy S10 pickup truck that did not run and had flat tires.
8/13/16 – A property damage accident was reported in the 1000 block of east 500 South in Knox after a vehicle backed into a motorcycle.
8/15/16 – A motorist reported being run off the road into a mint field by a semi on U.S. 35 and 900 North in Grovertown and complained of injuries. The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Hamlet Fire Department all responded.
8/15/16 – A contractor building a house in the 7300 block of north Tecumseh Road in Walkerton advised someone broke in during the night, stole all of his tools and damaged the residence.
8/15/16 – A two-vehicle property damage accident was reported at the intersection of State Road 8 and State Road 23 in Knox.
8/16/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Washington Township Fire Department all responded to the 9600 block of east State Road 8 in Knox, where a large tree fell on a garbage truck, causing unspecified injuries.
8/16/16 – A slide-off with no vehicle damage was reported on 550 East south of 200 South in Knox.
8/16/16 – A two-vehicle property damage accident was reported at the intersection of 300 East and 500 South in North Judson after a gray Pontiac two-door passenger car reportedly sideswiped another vehicle and left.
8/16/16 – Very loud fireworks were reported in the 1600 block of east 250 South in Knox.
8/16/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and first responders all responded to a single-vehicle rollover wreck in a cornfield in the 6600 block of east State Road 8.
8/17/16 – A resident in the 1400 block of west 400 South in North Judson reported a 23-year-old male has been breaking into her 17-year-old daughter’s window.
8/17/16 – A property damage accident was reported on U.S. 35 north of 800 South in Knox.
8/17/16 – Vandalism was reported at Round Lake Cemetery in Knox, and extra patrol was requested.
8/16/16 – A vehicle versus turkey property damage accident was reported at the intersection of State Road 39 and 50 South in Knox.
8/19/16 – A resident in the 4800 block of South Cranberry Lane in Knox reported her pontoon boat stolen.
8/19/16 – A resident in the 8200 block of east 400 North in Knox reported the theft of two guns.
8/19/16 – The owner of a house in the 8300 block of South U.S. 421 reported a home that is in foreclosure reported it has been broken into.
8/19/16 – A caller reported 4-wheelers being operated by youngsters between the ages of 10 and 12 drag racing in the area of 250 North east of U.S. 35 and advised it happens frequently. A second incident was reported later in the same location, at in the Stelrema and John Deere parking lots.
8/20/16 – A resident in the 1600 block of west 450 S. reported the recent theft of kayaks from his yard.
8/20/16 – A resident in the 4400 block of south Dawn East Drive in North Judson reported the theft of speakers and an amp.
8/20/16 – A resident in the 2100 block of north 1025 East reported a neighbor has been shooting his gun and hit her barn.
8/21/16 – A resident in the 600 block of east 500 South in Knox advised his mailbox was damaged overnight and a phone box cover is laying over to the east of the driveway. He also said someone was shining a light into his son’s window between 2 and 3 a.m.
8/21/16 – A woman advised her daughter went into the Family Dollar store in Knox around 9 a.m. and was approached by a man who asked if she liked puppies and wanted to go out to his car to see the puppy he had there. The woman’s daughter said no and left the store, and the man also left and drove away. He was wearing a hoodie, a hat and sunglasses and drove off in a small, older model black car playing loud music.
8/21/16 – Drug paraphernalia consistent with heroin use was located on 100 West along the walking trail in North Judson.
8/21/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Bass Lake Fire Department responded to a single-vehicle accident on State Road 10 before Bass Lake Beach in Knox. The caller advised a vehicle pulling a pontoon boat with two people in the back flipped over. While on the telephone with dispatchers the caller advised the people got out from under the boat and said they are not injured.
8/21/16 – An employee at Larry’s Marine in Knox advised someone is putting tires and stuff in their dumpster and said they have video of it.
8/22/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported in the 6300 block of south Rannells Road West in Knox.
8/22/16 – The owner of the Country Roads Bar and Grill in Walkerton reported the theft of his 2004 Corvette.
8/22/16 – A resident in the 7300 block of south 250 West in North Judson reported his vehicle was broken into the previous night, and his wallet and keys were stolen.
8/22/16 – The owner of Preferred Flooring in Toto reported unauthorized trash dumping at their business and advised they have information about the suspect.
8/22/16 – A two-vehicle property damage accident was reported at the intersection of 150 South and 200 East in Knox.
8/23/16 – A single-vehicle property damage accident was reported at the intersection of 750 North and 825 East in Knox. The owner did not want a report.
8/23/16 – A caller in the 2600 block of south U.S. 35 reportedly found drugs behind the building.
8/23/16 – A resident in the 8900 block of south Birch Street in Monterey reported her license plate was stolen from her vehicle and was replaced with a dealer plate.
8/23/16 – A resident in the 5600 block of north State Road 23 in Grovertown reported a known suspect busted the window out of his vehicle.
8/23/16 – A North Judson resident reported fraudulent use of her bank card online to make purchases at Toys R Us and Christian bookstores.
8/23/16 – A resident in the 10200 block of east 600 North in Grovertown reported items stolen from the residence.
8/23/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Koontz Lake Fire Department responded to a report of a vehicle rollover in a ditch at the intersection of State Road 23 and 300 North in Grovertown.
8/24/16 – A resident in the 7500 block of 500 West in North Judson reported her barn was broken into earlier today.
8/24/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office assisted with a home search at the intersection of 790 North and 625 East in Pulaski County reference possible drug activity.
8/24/16 – A resident in the 1700 block of West Dawn Drive in North Judson reported damage to the garage by a known person.
8/24/16 – A resident in the 10900 block of east Mohawk in Walkerton reported a neighbor ran over his garbage can.
8/25/16 – A property damage accident was reported on State Road 39 north of State Road 8 in Knox, where a tree fell on a semi.
8/25/16 – A resident in the 6000 block of east Toto Road reported both tires on her vehicle have been flattened.
8/25/16 – A Knox woman said she was beat up by her boyfriend’s sister and said she needs to file a battery report.
8/25/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office and North Judson Police Department responded to a vehicle versus mailbox property damage crash on 39 North 1.5 miles south of Toto Road.
8/26/16 – The owner of property on 50 South .25 miles east of State Road 23 advised someone cut the fence on his property and his animals have gotten out.
8/26/16 – A slide-off accident with no damage or injuries was reported on U.S. 35 at 50 South in Knox.
8/27/16 – A single-vehicle property damage accident was reported on U.S. 35 between 500 North and U.S. 35.
8/27/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported in the 800 block of south 150 West in North Judson.
8/27/16 – A resident in the 500 block of east 400 South in North Judson reported a known suspect broke the windshield of her car and is removing items.
8/27/16 – A resident in the 2400 block of east Toto Road returned home and discovered the house had been broken into.
8/28/16 – A resident in the 11100 block of east Kanney Ave. in Walkerton reported items stolen from her car.
8/28/16 – A resident in the 2200 block of east 100 South in Knox reported people shooting in the area and said a bullet went by her residence while she was outside grilling.

Arrests:

Inclusion in the arrest reports is not an indication of guilt. It is merely a record an arrest was made. All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

8/10/16 – Elizabeth Marie Wright, 21, Winamac – Warrant.
8/10/16 – Tabitha A. Morris, 19, Chicago – Reckless driving.
8/13/16 – Craig Robert Madsen, 29, San Pierre – Unlawful possession of a syringe.
8/14/16 – Robert C. Clabaugh, 57, Walkerton – Invasion of privacy.
8/14/16 – Patrick R. Beard, 33, Frankfort – Battery results in bodily injury to another person.
8/15/16 – Joseph E. Giselbach, 37, Ora – Bench warrant.
8/15/16 – Donnie Lloyd Keaton, 30, Knox – Warrant.
8/16/16 – Robert Adam Allen, 27, North Judson – Dealing in methamphetamine, maintaining a common nuisance, possession of methamphetamine, possession of paraphernalia and possession of marijuana.
8/16/16 – Charlie Marie Estok, 27, Knox – Dealing in methamphetamine, maintaining a common nuisance, possession of methamphetamine, possession of paraphernalia and possession of a precursor.
8/17/16 – Steve Hauser, 62, No address listed – Invasion of privacy.
8/25/16 – Angela Beth Bautista, 34, North Judson – Warrant.
8/26/16 – Korey James Draper, 41, Knox – Battery results in bodily injury to another person and intimidation.
8/28/16 – Melanie Skaggs, 35, North Judson – Warrant.

Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Starke County Sheriff's Department BadgeIncidents

8/1/16 – A vehicle versus deer accident was reported on U.S. 35 north of U.S. 30.
8/1/16 – A vehicle versus semi property damage accident was reported on U.S. 30 in front of the Grovertown Truck Stop.
8/1/16 – A caller advised a dog was left in a car in the Bailey’s Discount Center parking lot and appears to be in distress. The caller advised the windows are cracked slightly.
8/1/16 – A resident in the 1400 block of south 250 East in Knox reported marijuana plants growing along the fence line. A deputy responded and disposed of them.
8/1/16 – A Starke County Sheriff’s K-9 officer was called to assist the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department on 600 North west of U.S. 35 in Pulaski County.
8/1/16 – A resident in the 2100 block of south State Road 39 in North Judson reported the theft of a table saw.
8/1/16 – A tackle box was reported stolen from a summer home in Koontz Lake.
8/2/16 – A vehicle versus tree property damage accident was reported on 600 North east of State Road 23 in Knox.
8/2/16 – A San Pierre resident reported a suspicious man driving a white pickup truck with a topper and out of state license plates creeping around the playground at the San Pierre Park and around town.
8/2/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and North Judson Fire Department responded to a report of a single vehicle rollover accident on State Road 39 south of 50 South in North Judson.
8/2/16 – A resident in the 1200 block of West Toto Road in North Judson reported the side door of the residence was kicked in. Nothing was taken from the home.
8/3/16 – A resident in the 600 block of east 625 South in North Judson reported her mailbox was smashed and advised this is the second time it’s happened.
8/3/16 – A resident in the 7700 block of north State Road 23 in Koontz Lake reported the theft of bicycles the previous night.
8/3/16 – A resident in the 3400 block of east 500 South in Knox reported someone busted her mailbox this morning between 1 and 5 a.m.
8/3/16 – A Walkerton resident reported receiving threatening messages.
8/3/16 – A resident in the 11100 block of East Circle Ave. in Walkerton reported the theft of unspecified items.
8/4/16 – A representative from Collins & Co. Insurance reported someone spraying graffiti around Koontz Lake.
8/5/16 – Officers responded to a two vehicle property damage accident at the intersection of 600 East and 100 North in Grovertown.
8/5/16 – Officers responded to a report of a fight in the Knox High School cafeteria.
8/5/16 – A member of the Koontz Lake Sewer Board reported vandalism to the sewer building.
8/6/16 – A resident in the 600 block of west Indiana Ave. in Hamlet reported someone knocking on the doors and windows and advised this has been happening at the same time each of the last few nights.
8/6/16 – A resident in the 200 block of west Eliza Street in San Pierre reported someone hit his truck the previous night.
8/6/16 – The owner of property in the 3100 block of south U.S. 35 reported his tenant moved out and took all of his equipment.
8/6/16 – A resident in the 3500 block of east 400 South in Knox reported the theft of an antique Coca-Cola umbrella from his property.
8/6/16 – A resident in the 7000 block of east 25 North in Knox reported her neighbor across the field has been setting off fireworks for the last three nights.
8/7/16 – A resident in the 7800 block of west 850 South in San Pierre reported her house was broken into and her television sets are missing.
8/7/16 – A resident in the 7100 block of Pine Tree Lane in Walkerton reported a lot of her jewelry is missing.
8/7/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS, North Judson Fire Department and San Pierre Fire Department all responded to a single-vehicle rollover accident on U.S. 421 at Eliza Street in San Pierre.

Arrests

Inclusion in the arrest reports is merely a record an arrest was made and is not an indication of guilt. All defendants are innocent until proven guilty.

8/3/16 – Shane Hager Morrow, 40, Winamac – No charges listed.
8/4/16 – William Paul Clemons, 35, Knox – Possession of marijuana.

Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Starke County Sheriff's Department BadgeIncidents:

7/18/16 – A Knox resident reported fraudulent charges on her old bank card.

7/18/16 – A Knox resident reported receiving threatening letters in the mail.

7/18/16 – A resident in the 7800 block of east 25 North in Knox reported receiving threats from a known individual.

7/18/16 – Officers and Starke County EMS responded to a report of a pedestrian versus car hit and run accident in the 9900 block of east 500 North in Grovertown. The pedestrian advised he was walking down State Road 23 and a gray Camaro or Firebird swerved and hit him. The pedestrian walked back to his residence and called 911. He complained of hip pain. The driver was located and arrested.

7/19/16 – Property damage was reported in the 3100 block of south 900 West in San Pierre.

7/19/16 – A Knox resident reported having money and two pills taken while at another residence.

7/19/16 – Officers took a report of property damage to a vehicle at the intersection of U.S. 30 and 500 East in Knox. The driver advised she ran over debris in the roadway and damaged her car.

7/19/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and first responders responded to a vehicle versus pole accident with possible injuries in the 11400 block of east State Road 8 in Knox.

7/19/16 – A resident in the 5700 block of east 200 South in Knox reported the neighbor’s children were in their swimming pool without their permission.

7/20/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported in the 4300 block of south 250 East in Knox.

7/20/16 – A resident in the 6900 block of Homette Ave. in Knox reported juveniles trespassing on their property.

7/20/16 – A cell phone was reported stolen out of a woman’s purse in the parking lot of the Starke County Sheriff’s Office.

7/21/16 – A Knox resident reported her computer has been hacked.

7/22/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office responded to a property damage accident on the ramp to U.S. 30 westbound from U.S. 35. The driver advised a truck ran her off the roadway, and she hit a guardrail.

7/22/16 – A Michigan City resident reported the theft of her license plate in the 7200 block of North 50 East in Knox.

7/22/16 – A Grovertown resident reported fraud on his checking account.

7/22/16 – A resident in the 4600 block of east 150 North in Knox reported a pole barn was broken into.

7/22/16 – A Grovertown resident reported fraudulent charges on his bank card in Lafayette and Indianapolis.

7/22/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported at the intersection of U.S. 35 and Toto Road in Knox.

7/23/16 – Officers responded to a report of a vehicle in the water on 700 East just east of Range Road.

7/23/16 – A property damage accident was reported in the 2700 block of east 350 South in Knox.

7/24/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Bass Lake Fire Department First Responders all responded to a motorcycle accident with injuries on U.S. 35 south of 350 South in Knox.

7/24/16 – A resident in the 600 block of west Toto Road in North Judson reported the theft of her television and computer.

7/26/16 – A resident in the 3900 block of east 50 North in Knox reported a 4-wheeler going up and down the road and turning around on U.S. 35.

7/26/16 – A resident in the 8500 block of east 150 South in Knox reported the theft of a van belonging to his parents.

7/26/16 – Officers responded to a vehicle versus pole property damage accident in the Mark Bailey’s Discount Center parking lot.

7/26/16 – A resident reported 4-wheelers up and down the road at the intersection of 250 East and 250 South in Knox.

7/26/16 – A residential break in was reported in the 3900 block of South Boa Drive at Bass Lake, with guns reportedly missing from the residence.

7/27/16 – A resident in the 7600 block of oTopinabee in Walkerton reported two juveniles walking down the street, going through maiboxes and removing mail.

7/27/16 – A Hamlet resident reported fraudulent use of his TCU debit card.

7/27/16 – A resident in the 200 block of William Howard Dr. in Knox reported the theft of a lawn tractor.

7/28/16 – A resident in the 5700 block of east 200 South in Knox reported vandalism to vehicles.

7/28/16 – A possible break-in was reported in the 6500 block of east 25 North in Knox. The caller advised a camper may have been broken into, as the window is broken.

7/28/16 – A single vehicle property damage accident was reported on State Road 8 west of 800 East in Knox. The driver lost control of his car and went into a cornfield.

7/28/16 – A two-vehicle property damage accident was reported at the intersection of 700 East and 100 North in Knox.

7/28/16 – A resident in the 1600 block of east 250 South in Knox reported being harassed by the neighbors.

7/28/16 – A suspicious white van was reported at a residence in the 6900 block of east Toto Road in Knox.

7/29/16 – A resident in the 2600 block of north 600 East in Knox filed a theft report for unspecified items.

7/29/16 – A break-in was reported in the 1800 block of east 200 South in Knox.

7/30/16 – A property damage accident was reported on U.S. 35 north of 250 North in Hamlet.

7/30/16 – A property damage accident was reported in the 8000 block of Shadey in Walkerton.

7/31/16 – A resident in the 100 block of north 100 West in North Judson advised she came home and found things missing and moved around in her house.

7/31/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported at 900 East 400 North in Knox.

Arrests:

Inclusion in the arrest reports is merely a record an arrest was made and is not an indication of guilt. All defendants are innocent until proven guilty.

7/18/16 – Jonathan R.C. Hardesty, 28, Hamlet – Leaving the scene of a personal injury accident.

7/21/16 – Rebecca Rae Wessell, 38, Plymouth – Warrant.

7/21/16 – Roscoe W. Harnois, 38, Winamac – Warrant x 5.

7/22/16 – Kevin Earle Galloway, 50, Knox – Criminal trespass, obstruction of traffic, disorderly conduct, refusal to aid an officer and resisting law enforcement.

7/24/16 – Elizabeth Jane O’Dell, 18, LaPorte – Charges not specified.

7/24/16 – Harvey G. Thompson, 50, Knox – Operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person, operating a vehicle while intoxicated with a prior conviction.

7/26/16 – Charles Sheneberger, 31, North Liberty – Warrants.

7/30/16 – Richard Robert Kress, 51, Portage – Charges not specified.

Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Starke County Sheriff's Department BadgeIncidents:

7/11/16 – A caller reported an unoccupied Pontiac Sunfire in a ditch at the intersection of 200 East and 900 South in Knox.
7/11/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash report was requested in the 6400 block of South Tee Street in Bass Lake.
7/11/16 – A San Pierre resident reported fraud on her debit card.
7/12/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS, fire department first responders and North Judson Police Department responded to a motorcycle accident with injuries in the 4500 block of South Range Road in Knox.
7/13/16 – A resident in the 4600 block of north 1100 East in Grovertown reported someone knocked on her window and took off through the woods.
7/13/16 – A single-vehicle property damage accident was reported on State Road 8 east of 550 East in Knox.
7/13/16 – A resident in the 5900 block of north 600 East in Hamlet reported the theft of a PS4.
7/14/16 – A single-vehicle property damage accident was reported on U.S. 35 at the Starke/Pulaski County line.
7/14/16 – A Knox resident reported fraud on her debit card.
7/14/16 – A fight was reported at a residence in the 5600 block of north 550 East in Hamlet.
7/14/16 – A residential break-in was reported in the 3800 block of south 300 East in Knox.
7/14/16 – A fireworks complaint was logged in the 1100 block of south 1025 East in Knox.
7/15/16 – A resident in the 9000 block of east 700 North in Walkerton reported the theft of a check from a mailbox.
7/15/16 – A Walkerton resident reported fraudulent charges on his debit card.
7/15/16 – Several items were reported stolen from a house in the 6700 block of east Quail Run in Knox.
7/15/16 – A Culver resident reported fraudulent charges on his bank account.
7/16/16 – A resident in the 5100 block of south 350 West in North Judson reported being harassed.
7/16/16 – A resident in the 6000 block of south Range Road in North Judson reported being harassed.
7/16/16 – A Knox resident reported fraud on her bank account.
7/16/16 – A resident in the 7500 block of east 25 North in Knox reported being harassed. This is an ongoing problem, according to the incident report.
7/16/16 – A resident in the 2400 block of south 100 West in North Judson reported harassment.
7/16/16 – A Koontz Lake resident reported drag racing in the area.
7/16/16 – A yard at the intersection of 800 South and 300 West in North Judson was reportedly torn up by a vehicle.
7/16/16 – A resident in the 7700 block of East 350 South in Knox reported neighbors setting off fireworks late at night.
7/17/16 – A resident in the 6500 block of east Old U.S. 30 in Hamlet reported a loud music complaint.
7/17/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and North Judson Fire Department all responded to a report of a vehicle submerged in water at Toto Road and 400 West.
7/17/16 – A resident in the 3000 block of west 850 South in North Judson reported receiving threatening telephone calls.
7/17/16 – A resident in the 3300 block of East Country Lane South reported the theft of prescription pills by a known suspect.
7/17/16 – A vehicle versus pole accident was reported on Division Road at the county line in Knox.
7/17/16 – A resident in the 6700 block of south State Road 10 in Knox reported items taken from the residence and damaged.
7/17/16 – A resident in the 5200 block of west 500 South in North Judson reported the home was broken into.
7/17/16 – A resident in the 2300 block of East Toto Road in North Judson reported the theft of a television.
7/17/16 – A Knox resident reported being threatened by his renters, who live in the 5400 block of east 800 South.

Arrests:

Inclusion in the arrest reports is not an indication of guilt but is merely a record an arrest was made. All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

7/11/16 – Steven E. Richie, 39, North Judson – Illegal drug lab; possession or sale of precursors, possession of methamphetamine, visiting a common nuisance and possession of paraphernalia.
7/12/16 – Brittani Rhy-Anna Fisher, 22, Knox – Warrant.
7/13/16 – Ferdinand Richard Sporea, 30, North Judson – Resisting law enforcement, battery of a police officer, assisting a criminal.
7/13/16 – Emily Jeanne Dutcher, 24, Bourbon – Refusal to identify, resisting law enforcement and assisting a criminal.
7/14/16 – Terry L. Slone, 40, Knox – Habitual traffic violator.
7/14/16 – Richard J. Benwell, 51, Walkerton – Home detention violation.
7/15/16 – Julie Ann Joseph, 44, Knox – Warrant.

Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Starke County Sheriff's Department BadgeIncidents:

7/4/16 – A patron at the Time Out Bar advised she was assaulted by at least five women as she was trying to leave.

7/4/16 – A resident in the 7700 block of north Kickapoo Road in Walkerton advised someone blew up his mailbox the previous night.

7/4/16 – A resident in the 6000 block of S. SR 10 in Knox reported damage to his boat caused by fireworks the previous night.

7/4/16 – The owner of Preferred Flooring in Toto reported a man in a black pickup truck with Illinois license plates was dumping trash into his dumpster. When confronted, the man removed one bag, said he was an officer in Illinois and left traveling eastbound on Toto Road.

7/4/16 – A resident in the 3800 block of South CR 210 in Knox reported a paddle boat stolen.

7/4/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, North Judson Police Department, Starke County EMS and North Judson-Wayne Township First Responders all responded to an accident with injuries on 450 South east of State Road 39 in North Judson.

7/5/16 – A resident in the 2300 block of west U Road East in North Judson reported someone setting off firecrackers underneath her bedroom window and advised they woke the baby.

7/5/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Bass Lake Fire Department First Responders all responded to a motorcycle accident in front of Bass Lake Beach and Campground on State Road 10 in Knox.

7/5/16 – A resident in the 3100 block of south 900 West in San Pierre reported being threatened by a neighbor.

7/5/16 – Items were reported stolen from a residence in the 11900 block of East State Road 8 in Culver sometime between July 1 and now.

7/6/16 – A resident in the 5000 block of east 200 South reported his 2008 red Ford Focus stolen.

7/6/16 – A resident in the 2700 block of south 725 West in North Judson reported the theft of a power washer and rotor tiller. They were later recovered at the North Judson home of a suspect.

7/6/16 – A resident in the 7800 block of Tecumseh Road in Walkerton reported a strong odor of marijuana coming from a nearby residence.

7/6/16 – A resident in the 200 block of north Broadway Street in San Pierre reported her garbage can stolen from her residence.

7/6/16 – A resident in the 5800 block of east Manor Drive in Knox reported someone broke into the campground and took $200 and cigarettes.

7/6/16 – A Bass Lake resident reported his parents received a fraudulent call stating someone needed bail money.

7/6/16 – A resident in the 400 block of south 700 East in Knox reported two men walking southbound with a flashlight and looking into mailboxes.

7/7/16 – Trespassers reportedly left a tent and beer bottle on property on Range Road north of 450 South in North Judson, across from Joey’s Wallpaper.

7/7/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Hamlet Police Department, Starke County EMS and Hamlet Fire Department First Responders all responded to a vehicle versus guardrail accident on the eastbound overpass at the intersection of U.S. 30 and U.S. 35.

7/7/16 – A resident in the area of 850 North and 750 West on the Starke/Pulaski County line advised her pet pig, Bacon, has gotten loose. She says Bacon is white and very friendly and asked to be called if anyone finds Bacon.

7/7/16 – A Bass Lake resident advised she received a scam telephone call from someone claiming to be her grandson, stranded in Cleveland and needing $200 in gas money. She hung up and called her grandson, who was just getting off work.

7/7/16 – A resident in the 1600 block of north 700 East in Knox found a one-pot meth lab in the front yard.

7/8/16 – The owner of a 2001 Chevrolet Silverado parked at the rest park on State Road 10 at 250 West in North Judson returned to the truck and found all four tires flattened.

7/8/16 – A deputy responded to a report of a car in a ditch on 600 East north of 300 North in Grovertown.

7/8/16 – A traffic accident with minor injuries was reported in the 10200 block of east 600 North in Grovertown.

7/9/16 – A resident in the 8000 block of Wakew Lane in Koontz Lake advised someone is beating on the side of her house and on her door.

7/9/16 – A resident in the 2500 block of north 1100 East in Grovertown reported a moped wrecked and left in his woods.

7/9/16 – A resident in the 7900 block of Frost Street in Walkerton reported damage to his fence.

7/9/16 – Officers responded to a report of a fight in the 1700 block of east 400 South in Knox.

7/10/16 – A driver and passenger reported being flagged down by a man on State Road 39 near State Road 8. As they were slowing down, they said two other men ran across the road as if to get into their vehicle.

7/10/16 – A man reported his 12-year-old daughter was sexually abused by family members. The matter is still under investigation.

7/10/16 – A resident in the 2000 block of North Tribue Drive in Knox reported a license plate stolen from a vehicle.

7/10/16 – The owner of property at the intersection of 700 East and 200 South in Knox reported finding two juveniles on a three-wheeler near his farm buildings and advised they took off when he pulled into his driveway.

Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Starke County Sheriff's Department BadgeIncidents:

6/27/16 – A two-vehicle property damage accident was reported in the 10300 block of east 850 South in Monterey.

6/27/16 – A property damage accident involving two tractor-trailers was reported near the intersection of U.S. 30 and 700 East in Grovertown. Damage was estimated at less than $1,000.

6/28/16 – A resident in the 2100 block of west 800 South reported his mailbox was damaged.

6/28/16 – Officers responded to a property damage accident in the 1600 block of east 500 South in Knox.

6/28/16 – A resident in the 4900 block of south 260 West in North Judson reported tools stolen overnight.

6/28/16 – A resident in the 7200 block of south 1100 East in Culver reported his mailbox was destroyed and dragged down the road by a car sometime overnight.

6/28/16 – A resident in the 4900 block of east 250 South in Knox reported property damage.

6/29/16 – A tractor-trailer versus car accident was reported in the 10700 block of east U.S. 30 in Grovertown, near the scales.

6/29/16 – A female advised her brother just battered her with a steel lamp at her mother’s residence in North Judson.

6/29/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported on 150 S. near Range Road.

6/29/16 – A resident in the 2300 block of wet U Road in North Judson reported the theft of unspecified items from her residence the previous night.

6/29/16 – A resident reported finding a harassing note in the mail.

6/29/16 – A property damage accident involving two semis was reported at the Grovertown Truck Stop.

6/29/16 – A Knox resident reported receiving a scam telephone call advising she has been approved for a grant.

6/30/16 – A resident in the 600 block of east 625 South in Knox reported his mailbox was smashed sometime the previous night.

6/30/16 – A single-vehicle property damage accident was reported in the 2900 block of east 450 South in Knox.

6/30/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported at the intersection of U.S. 35 and 500 South in Knox.

6/30/16 – A resident in the 5700 block of east 200 South in Knox reported an attempted break in at his residence.

6/30/16 – A North Judson man reported being threatened by a known suspect at Carpenter’s Gas Station. He said the man appeared to be intoxicated and said he was going to get a gun and shoot him tonight.

7/1/16 – A resident in the 6000 block of south Range Road in North Judson contacted the sheriff’s office regarding a stolen gun.

7/1/16 – A resident in the 4600 block of south CR 210 in Knox reported a paddle boat stolen. She called back the following day and advised it has been found and returned to her.

7/1/16 – A resident in the 5200 block of south A Street in North Judson reported the theft of items from her home.

7/2/16 – A vehicle versus downed tree property damage accident was reported in the 1000 block of east 750 S. near Monterey.

7/2/16 – A vehicle break-in was reported in the 4600 block of south 350 West in Knox. Nothing was taken, and the suspected fled on foot.

7/2/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported in the 700 block of west State Road 10 in North Judson.

7/2/16 – A two-vehicle property damage accident was reported at the intersection of State Road 8 and U.S. 35 in Knox.

7/2/16 – A San Pierre resident reported someone has opened a Comcast Cable account in her name in Hattiesburg, Miss.

7/3/16 – A vehicle versus tree property damage accident was reported on Range Road north of 600 North in Hamlet.

7/3/16 – A resident in the 7700 block of north Tippecanoe Drive North in Knox reported his car was keyed.

7/3/16 – A property damage accident involving a motorcycle was reported in the 4200 block of south North Shore Drive in Knox.

7/3/16 – A residential break-in was reported in the 1600 block of south 200 East in Knox.

7/3/16 – A resident in the 5200 block of south CR 210 in Bass Lake reported trespassers in a paddle boat on her property.

Arrests:

Inclusion in the arrest reports is not an indication of guilt but is merely a record an arrest was made. All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

6/28/16 – Stephen Lorencz, 38, San Pierre – Unlawful possession of a syringe.

6/29/16 – Steven E. Richie, 39, North Judson – Warrant.

6/28/16 – Donald James Lowe, 35, Knox – Possession of a narcotic drug, maintaining a common nuisance, possession of paraphernalia.

7/1/16 – Donald R. Bolen, 49, North Judson – Resisting law enforcement.

7/1/16 – Robert E. Manns, 41, North Judson – Operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person, intimidation (x2), resisting law enforcement, criminal recklessness and intimidation.

Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Starke County Sheriff's Department BadgeIncidents:

5/30/16 – A resident in the 5400 block of south State Road 10 in Knox reportedly found drug paraphernalia in front of his house.

5/30/16 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported in the westbound lane of U.S. 30 at 300 East in Hamlet.

5/30/16 – A resident in the 2600 block of south 700 East in Knox reported someone next door fired a gun at the property.

5/31/16 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, North Judson Fire Department and Starke County EMS responded to a single-vehicle crash on 300 West south of 800 South.

5/31/16 – A resident in the 100 block of West Toto Road reported her van stolen.

5/31/16 – A Walkerton resident reported receiving threatening messages from her ex.

5/31/16 – A Knox resident reported fraud on her checking account.

5/31/16 – Damage to an electrical box was reported at the campground in the 9400 block of east 500 North in Grovertown. The patron believed responsible for running over the electrical box reportedly skipped town before taking care of it and is not answering his phone.

5/31/16 – A resident in the 1500 block of north 700 East in North Judson reported a suspicious vehicle on her property

6/1/16 – A resident in the 100 block of north U.S. 35 in Knox reported two kids trespassing on his property after crossing the train bridge.

6/2/16 – A two vehicle property damage accident was reported at the intersection of 700 East and 900 South on the Starke/Pulaski County line.

6/2/16 – A resident in the 8100 block of north High Street in Walkerton reported drug activity.

6/2/16 – A two-vehicle property damage accident was reported at the intersection of 800 North and 500 East in Hamlet.

6/2/16 – A loud explosion was reported in the area of 400 South and State Road 39 in North Judson.

6/2/16 – A resident in the 2600 block of south 700 East reported damage to the back yard caused by the neighbor.

6/3/16 – A resident in the 4000 block of north 1100 East in Grovertown found a child in the roadway and took the youngster to her residence.

6/3/16 – A resident in the 4100 block of north 300 East in Knox reported her 17-year-old daughter broke into her residence on Tuesday.

6/3/16 – A resident in the 8200 block of west 400 South in San Pierre reported a vehicle versus deer crash that occurred the previous night.

6/3/16 – The Bass Lake Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 8900 block of south Jefferson Street in Monterey.

6/3/16 – A single vehicle property damage accident was reported on Toto Road west of Fletcher’s Carpet.

6/3/16 – A Knox resident reported fraudulent use of her bank card.

6/3/16 – A single vehicle property damage accident was reported on U.S. 30 at 50 East in Hamlet.

6/4/16 – A two-vehicle traffic accident with injuries was reported at the intersection of 600 East and 600 North in Hamlet. The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Hamlet Fire Department and Starke County EMS all responded.

 

6/4/`16 – A single vehicle rollover accident was reported at the intersection of 500 North and U.S. 35 in Hamlet.

6/4/16 – A Grovertown resident reported a theft on his farm.

6/4/16 – A grave blanket was reported stolen from Fletcher’s Cemetery in Knox.

6/5/16 – A single vehicle property damage accident was reported on 700 South west of Range Road in North Judson.

6/5/16 – A generator was reported stolen from a property in the 5400 block of east 200 South in Knox.

Arrests:

Inclusion in the arrest reports is merely a record an arrest occurred and is not an indication of guilt. All defendants are innocent until proven guilty.

 6/2/16 – Henry C. Elder, 36, Knox – Possession of paraphernalia.

6/4/16 – Justin N. Shadrix, 33, Argos – Driving while suspended prior.

Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Starke County Sheriff's Department BadgeIncidents:

5/24/16 – A resident in the 1900 block of east 700 South in North Judson reported a shed was broken into and an air compressor was stolen.

5/24/16 – A resident in the 2400 block of south 100 West in North Judson reported her 2014 gray/black Malibu missing from the residence.

5/24/16 – A Hamlet resident advised she received a scam telephone call.

5/25/16 – A fight between two men was reported in the 8700 block of north 1175 East in Walkerton.

5/26/16 – A resident in the 7000 block of East Toto Road reported receiving threats from a known suspect and her friends.

5/26/16 – A vehicle versus coyote property damage accident was reported a the intersection of State Road 8 and 600 East in Knox.

5/26/16 – A resident in the 10000 block of East State Road 8 in Culver reported known suspects broke the window out of his vehicle.

5/26/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on Division Road east of Washington Township Fire Department.

5/27/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported on 150 North at 1025 East in Grovertown.

5/27/16 – A resident in the 10000 block of East State Road 8 in Culver advised he loaned his 1999 Red Ford F350 Super Duty truck to someone for a few hours the previous night. The truck has not been returned, and he has not been able to make contact with the person who took it.

5/27/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported at the intersection of 600 North and 800 East.

5/27/16 – A motorist reported her vehicle was damaged on U.S. 30 west of 600 East in Hamlet when the vehicle in front of it kicked up road debris.

5/27/16 – A resident in the 5000 block of east 200 South in Knox reported the theft of a vape mod and accessories, a cell phone and an Xbox One from his residence.

5/27/16 – A resident in the 8900 block of south Jefferson Street in Monterey reported her neighbor is throwing fireworks at her residence.

5/28/16 – A resident in the 3900 block of East Toto Road in Knox reported the tires on her vehicle have been slashed.

5/28/16 – A single-vehicle property damage accident was reported in the 8900 block of east State Road 8 in Knox.

5/28/16 – A vehicle versus motorcycle personal injury accident was reported in the 5400 block of South CR 210 in Knox. The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Starke County EMS and Bass Lake Fire Department responded.

5/28/16 – A resident in the 4300 block of West U Road in North Judson reported a black car pulled up to her residence as she was leaving for work and said the occupants got out, started banging on her windows and threw a dead squirrel in her yard.

5/29/16 – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported in the 10100 block of East State Road 8 in Knox.

5/29/16 – A 2001 Silver Buick LeSabre was reported stolen overnight from a residence in the 5800 block of East 900 South in Knox.

5/29/16 – – A vehicle versus deer crash was reported at the intersection of State Road 23 and 200 South in Knox.

5/29/16 – A resident in the 1100 block of east 900 South in Knox reportedly found drug needles.

Arrests:

Inclusion in the arrest reports is merely a record an arrest occurred and is not an indication of guilt. All defendants are innocent until proven guilty.

5/23/16 – Cruz Alonzo Ramirez, 19, Fort Wayne – Illegal possession, consumption of alcohol, possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia.

5/24/16 – Edgar Aguilar, 27, Chicago – Operator never licensed.

5/25/16 – Annette Sue Beedle, 59, Knox – Warrant.

5/25/16 – Ronda Kay Cudney, 31, Plymouth – Maintaining a common nuisance, possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia.

5/26/16 – Rickie Clemons, Jr., 21, Knox – Warrant.

5/26/16 – Christopher Rodriguez, 24, Kempton – Possession of methamphetamine.

5/28/16 – Paris Gray Dunn, 53, Knox – Resisting law enforcement.

5/29/16 – Brent A. White, 28, North Judson – Resisting law enforcement by vehicle.

5/29/16 – Adam Szczechowicz, 23, Chicago – Operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person, operating a vehicle with an ACE of .15 or more and operating a vehicle while intoxicated.