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Incidents:

05/28/18 A car vs. deer accident was reported on U.S. 30 in the eastbound lanes east of U.S. 35 in Hamlet.

05/28/18 A resident on 500 N. in Knox told police that a neighbor has goats and fourt dogs and aren’t being fed or cared for. One dog has already died. No one has been at the residence for days.

05/28/18 A dog was found panting in a hot car in the parking lot at Bailey’s Discount Center. Another person opened the door and gave the dog water.

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Incidents:

05/21/18 Police received a phone call of an elderly female walking on State Road 23 near 200 N. The caller said she seemed to be lost and confused.

05/21/18 A resident on 100 N. in Knox asked for an officer as the neighbor’s German Shepherd is loose and attacking the neighbors while the owner is not at home.

05/21/18 A car vs. deer accident was reported in the 5700 block of S. 900 E. in Culver.

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Incidents:

05/14/18 Norfolk Southern crews told police of a railroad crossing with lights on and arms up.

05/14/18 A resident told police that a bag on his property had drug paraphernalia in it. The bag was found on 1100 E. north of 150 N. in Starke County.

05/14/18 A Grovertown resident reported the theft of cash. The suspect was confronted and ran into the woods.

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Incidents:

05/07/18 A search warrant was conducted in the 2200 block of W. 250 S. in North Judson with a SWAT team and North Judson police. Anthony Parra, 26, of East Chicago was arrested.

05/07/18 A resident at 150 S. and 100 E. in Knox told police that a suspicious woman was in the field talking to herself and she’s been there for some time.

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Incidents:

04/30/18 A car vs deer accident was report on 400 S. east of 150 E. in Knox.

04/30/18 Hamlet library officials reported broken glass at the facility.

04/30/18 North Judson police responded to a vehicle accident at State Road 10 and Luken.

04/30/18 Officers assisted the Department of Child Services in a child abuse investigation.

04/30/18 A Grovertown man reported the theft of a hand gun.

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Incidents:

04/23/18 Knox fire crews were called to a vehicle fire on U.S. 35 near the Knox Nazarene Church.

04/23/18 The Miami County Sheriff’s Department notified the Starke County Sheriff’s Department that they recovered what is left of a stolen vehicle from 05/24/16.

04/23/18 A Grovertown resident told police that an oversized truck took down electric poles and wires in the 5700 block of north State Road 23.

04/23/18 A Knox resident told police that a vehicle owned by her incarcerated friend was stolen.

04/23/18 A resident in the 400 block of south 100 E. in Knox asked for extra patrol in the area as some drivers don’t even slow down for the stop sign at the intersection.

04/23/18 Police were notified that a semi struck a pole in the 6500 block of south State Road 10 in Knox. The pole is laying in the roadway.

04/23/18 Officers were notified that a stolen vehicle from Starke County was located in London, Kentucky.

04/23/18 A Knox resident said the driver of a black Chevy pick-up smashed their mailbox and fled the scene.

04/24/18 A Knox resident filed a fraud complaint.

04/24/18 A San Pierre resident called police to report that his children did not get off the bus because someone picked them up at school without permission.

04/24/18 A Walkerton resident told police that some unknown person(s) stole items out of her boyfriend’s unlocked truck.

4/24/18 Police received a call about a suspicious man lying in the roadway in the 7300 block of south 125 E. in Knox.

04/25/18 An accident was reported at U.S. 30 and U.S. 35.

04/26/18 A Walkerton woman asked to speak to an officer about vandalism to her vehicle.

04/26/18 A single vehicle accident was reported on 25 N just east of U.S. 35 in Knox. The car hit a pole in that location.

04/27/18 A North Judson mail carrier notified police that a truck passed her vehicle while delivering mail when a rock possibly struck her back window causing it to shatter.

04/27/18 A Koontz Lake resident reported two broken windows at her neighbor’s house.

04/27/18 Emergency personnel were called to an accident in the westbound lane on U.S. 30 just west of the Marshall County line in Grovertown.

04/27/18 A caller told police that a Ford Bronco attempted to go around barricades in the 2500 block of north 1100 E. in Grovertown the vehicle is now stuck in a mount of dirt.

04/28/18 A Grovertown resident told police that he found a handgun in the westbound lane of U.S. 30 at 1200 E.

04/29/18 Police received a call from the La Porte County Sheriff’s Department advising them of a personal injury accident at the bridge on U.S. 30 and U.S. 35.

04/29/18 Emergency personnel responded to a report of a vehicle in a ditch on State Road 8 west of Range Road with a tree on top of the vehicle. The caller stated the driver was trapped in the car.

04/29/18 A car vs. sheep accident was reported on State Road 23 and 25 N. in Knox.

04/29/18 A car vs. deer accident was reported in the eastbound lane on U.S. 30, one-half mile east of Hamlet.

Arrests:

04/23/18 Ray Garza, 25, arrested on a preliminary charge of resisting law enforcement.

04/24/18 David Niekirk, 41, of Lakeville, unknown charges.

04/24/18 Richard Fisher, 45, of Hamlet, unknown charges.

04/25/18 James Bogash, 32, of North Judson, arrested on preliminary charges of operating vehicle while intoxicated refusal, operating a vehicle dangerously while intoxicated, resisting law enforcement with a vehicle, resisting law enforcement, disorderly conduct, and possession of paraphernalia.

04/26/18 Billy Lovely, 54, of Remington, arrested on preliminary charges of public intoxication and cruelty to an animal.

04/26/18 Justin Miller, 33, arrested on preliminary charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of a synthetic drug or synthetic drug lookalike substance, and an arrest warrant.

04/26/18 April Ciprianu, 37, arrested on preliminary charges of disorderly conduct and criminal trespass.

04/27/18 Alexander Bailey, 19, arrested on a bench warrant.

04/27/18 Christopher Marshall, 31, arrested on a violation of pretrial release.

04/27/18 Samuel Bradley, 42, arrested on a violation of home detention.

04/28/18 John Murphy, 20, arrested on two felony arrest warrants and a preliminary charge of resisting law enforcement.

04/29/18 Joseph Gaskill, 32, arrested on a bench warrant and body attachment.

04/29/18 Larry Clemons, 50, arrested on a body attachment.

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Incidents:

04/16/18 A two vehicle accident was reported at 1025 E. and 100 N. The drivers were reportedly in an argument before the complainant left the scene.

04/17/18 A minor personal injury accident was reported at 750 E. north of U.S. 30 in the Hamlet area.

04/17/18 A Knox resident reported the theft of a weight bench.

04/17/18 A single vehicle accident was reported on U.S. 35 north of 500 S.

04/18/18 A North Judson resident reported a black Ford truck stuck in a field on 400 S. between 650 W. and 750 W.

04/18/18 North Judson Town Marshal Kelly Fisher requested the assistance in a car vs. deer accident in a squad car at the intersection of State Road 39 and State Road 10.

04/18/18 The Indiana State Police notified the sheriff’s department that troopers were on scene of a minor personal injury accident at 300 E. and Toto Road in Knox.

04/18/18 A Bass Lake resident reported the theft of a car and truck while she was sleeping.

04/18/18 A Hamlet resident told police that a vehicle hit the mailbox at the residence on 700 N. A bent pipe and vehicle parts were left at the scene.

04/18/18 Police received two separate phone calls about an intoxicated man knocking on doors and asking for gas in the 7800 block of N. Tecumseh Road in Walkerton and in the 11000 block of E. Ostego Lane in Koontz Lake.

04/19/18 A Walkerton resident informed officers that the white 2014 Range Rover was not parked in the driveway when he got up.

04/19/18 A Walkerton resident filed a complaint about her neighbor’s unattended dog that ran after her.

04/20/18 A two vehicle accident was reported on U.S. 35 near Patrick’s Auto in Knox. No injuries were reported.

04/20/18 A Knox resident told police that a man test drove a silver 2007 Chrysler Aspen and never returned the vehicle.

04/20/18 A man told police that he was at the jail for bible study on April 16 and when he got home he noticed that there was damage to the front of his vehicle. The sheriff’s department staff was able to pull security footage from outside the building where the accident did in fact occur. The other party, Combined Public, was contacted and representatives reportedly said they would cover the damages.

04/20/18 A two vehicle accident was reported at 1100 E. and State Road 8. No injuries were reported.

04/21/18 A car vs. deer accident was reported at 100 E. and Toto Road in Knox.

04/21/18 A North Judson business owner told police that some unknown person(s) are running on the tops of the portable toilets and breaking the lids. He requested extra patrols for ongoing vandalism.

04/21/18 A resident in the 4300 block of S. State Road 39 asked to speak to an officer about loose dogs running on his property.

04/21/18 A towing company was contacted to remove farm equipment from the area of 200 S. east of 500 E.

04/21/18 Officers were notified of trash that could be drug related that was left on the side of the road on 200 North in Knox.

04/21/18 Police were in active pursuit of an all-terrain vehicle near the Govertown Truck Stop. A resident called police to report that a van parked west of his residence is through to be picking up the suspect on the ATV.

04/21/18 A Koontz Lake resident reported the theft of a 2010 black Ford Escape.

04/22/18 A Knox resident filed a theft report.

04/22/18 Another loose animal complaint was filed.

04/22/18 Norfolk Southern Railroad contacted police to say that they were working on the crossing at 300 E. and 125 N. in Knox.

04/22/18 Officers were notified of a woman walking on the road and saying she doesn’t know where her home is.

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

Arrests:

04/20/18 Donald Fletcher, 49, of North Judson, was arrested on preliminary charges of resisting law enforcement, disorderly conduct, public intoxication, and criminal trespass.

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Incidents:

04/09/18 A North Judson resident told police that a for sale sign was stolen at a house she put up for sale.

04/09/18 A Knox resident reported a threat to burn down a house.

04/09/18 Troopers from the Indiana State Police notified the Starke County Sheriff’s Department about a suicidal subject threatening to jump from a vehicle. She is also holding a knife to the driver’s throat not allowing him to stop. The vehicle was traveling on U.S. 30 westbound from Hanna.

04/09/18 A single vehicle accident was reported on 1025 E. and 200 N. in Knox.

04/09/18 A North Judson resident asked for police help for filing a theft report for a tractor. The tractor was recovered from a salvage yard.

04/09/18 Police were notified of two pit bulls chasing a resident on his property.

04/10/18 A car vs. dog accident was reported on 500 South in North Judson.

04/11/18 A car vs. deer accident was reported on State Road 8 and 1200 E.

04/11/18 A Knox resident asked to speak to police about problems with the neighbors and their dogs.

04/11/18 A resident asked to speak to police about a forgery incident.

04/11/18 A Knox resident complained about an aggressive dog.

04/11/18 A North Judson resident reported the theft of items from her home.

04/11/18 A two vehicle accident was reported in the eastbound lane of U.S. 30 east of U.S. 35 in Hamlet. One vehicle was in the median while the other fled the scene.

04/11/18 A car vs. deer accident was reported in the 7800 block of S. 100 W. in North Judson.

04/12/18 Police were called to help an elderly woman with a raccoon problem. The raccoon is by the door and she can’t leave her home.

04/12/18 A resident on Honeywood Lane in Knox asked to file a theft report.

04/12/18 Police responded to a fatal motorcycle accident in the 6000 S. block of State Road 10 at Bass Lake.

04/12/18 Railroad Township Fire Department crews were called to a brush fire.

04/13/18 Washington Township Fire Department crews were called to a field fire in the 2500 block of N. State Road 23 in Knox.

04/13/18 A North Judson resident reported the theft of a 2007 Jeep Liberty. The keys were inside the vehicle.

04/14/18 A Monterey resident told police that he saw a truck back up to the door of a trailer in the 10900 block of E. Hazel Blvd and spray an unknown liquid inside the home.

04/14/18 An accident was reported on 150 N. just west of 800 E. in Knox.

04/14/18 A vehicle fire was reported at 125 E. and 800 S. at Bass Lake.

04/15/18 A vehicle rollover with entrapment was reported on 50 S. and 200 E. in Knox.

04/15/18 A Walkerton resident reported vandalism to a house in the midst of remodeling work.

04/15/18 A car vs. deer accident was reported on 400 N. and State Road 23 in Grovertown.

Arrests:

04/10/18 Stephen Wood, 27, of Lowell, arrested on a probation violation.

04/12/18 Christian Dobler, 51 of Cincinnati, arrested on preliminary charges of reckless driving and operating a vehicle with an ACE of .15 or more.

Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Incidents:

04/02/18 Emergency responders were called to a two vehicle accident with possible entrapment in the 3400 block of N. U.S. 35 in Knox.

04/02/18 A resident asked to file a report regarding the theft of a lawn mower from a rental property.

04/02/18 A Walkerton resident reported that the back door to her residence was kicked in and will wait for an officer outside of the residence.

04/02/18 A car vs. deer accident was reported in the 2200 block of S. County Road 200 E. in North Judson.

04/02/18 A resident on 200 S. called police to report three males with flashlights behind his house.

04/02/18 A caller reported a car in the ditch at 1050 E. and 825 N. in Walkerton.

04/03/18 A resident notified police that makings of a meth lab were found.

04/03/18 A two vehicle accident was reported in the 3300 block of S. U.S. 35 in Knox.

04/04/18 A Grovertown resident told police that his garage was broken into and everything was taken.

04/04/18 A caller told dispatchers that a truck was in the ditch in the 4200 block of N. 600 E. in Hamlet. The driver complained of pain.

04/04/18 Two slide offs were reported near U.S. 30 and U.S. 35 north of Knox.

04/04/18 A North Judson resident reported the theft of propane tanks off of a camper.

04/04/18 A car vs. deer accident was reported in the 2600 block of S. State Road 39.

04/05/18 Fulton County Sheriff’s Department notified Starke County of a pursuit westbound on 800 S. from Monterey.

04/06/18 Keith Dommer, of Wanatah, was reportedly pulled over in a traffic stop for driving left of center by the Knoll Brothers truck stop on U.S. 30. The driver stated that he was eating fries and was unaware he drifted into the other lane.

04/07/18 A car vs. deer accident was reported on U.S. 421 just south of the river in San Pierre.

04/07/18 A North Judson resident asked to speak to an officer about stolen medication.

04/07/18 A car vs. deer accident was reported in the 3700 block of S. U.S. 421 in North Judson. The driver indicated that his passenger was hyperventilating as a result of the incident.

04/08/18 A caller told police that a car went off the road into a dry ditch on U.S. 421 at the State Road 10 north junction.

Arrests:
04/05/18 Roberta Collins, 45, of Hamlet arrested on preliminary charges of maintaining a common nuisance, possession of methamphetamine and possession of paraphernalia.

04/05/18 Marvin Collins, 52, of Hamlet, arrested on preliminary charges of maintaining a common nuisance, possession of methamphetamine and possession of paraphernalia.

04/08/18 Vicki Richey, 55, of North Judson arrested on a preliminary charge of intimidation.

04/08/18 Christi Marshall, 32, of North Judson arrested on an active warrant.

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Incidents:

03/12/18 A Knox resident informed police that his truck was reportedly damaged by a school bus turning around. The incident occurred in the 900 block of E 150 S. in Knox.

03/12/18 A resident living on State Road 23 asked to speak to police as some unknown person(s) broke into the resident’s home.

03/12/18 Police officers responded to a property damage car accident on State Road 23 and 100 N. in Knox.

3/12/18 A Knox resident living on 550 E. in Knox reported two loud explosions and gun shots.

03/13/18 Starke County officers were called to a property damage car accident at 10B and Tulip Road in Marshall County.

03/13/18 Starke County officers were called to assist Marshall County with an injury accident at 12th Road and the Marshall/Starke County line.

03/13/18 A North Judson resident told police that a house on 100 N. in Knox was vandalized and items were stolen.

03/13/18 A Plymouth woman arrived at the Starke County Sheriff’s Office to report that she was hit by a semi at the intersection of State Road 23 and Toto Road. The semi did not stop. She did not have a cell phone to call for help.

03/13/18 A Knox resident reported the theft of five firearms.

03/14/18 A representative from Utiliquest reported the theft of equipment from a work site.

03/14/18 A Knox resident reported the theft of a trail cam.

03/15/18 Police were called to a two-vehicle accident on Range Road north of State Road 10 in North Judson.

03/15/18 Police responded to a single-vehicle accident on State Road 10 and Range Road. A company truck hit a sign and damaged the truck.

03/15/18 A Walkerton resident reported vandalism to a vehicle.

03/15/18 A Hamlet resident reported a ditch fire along old U.S. 39 near the tracks by the bar.

03/15/18 Police responded to a car vs. cow accident near the intersection of U.S. 35 and State Road 10.

03/16/18 A car vs. deer accident was reported in the 100 E. block of S. State Road 10 in North Judson.

03/16/18 Police were called to two-vehicle accident on State Road 8 and State Road 23 in Knox.

03/16/18 A resident told police that a truck went off the road into a large body of water on State Road 10 and 750 E. in Knox.

03/18/19 A North Judson resident told police that a man is attempting to break into her Mustang with a hatchet.

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

Arrests:
03/14/18 Jeremy Lowe, 38, of Knox, arrested on a preliminary charge of intimidation.

03/15/18 Robert Krulik, 48, of North Judson, arrested on a preliminary charge of operating a vehicle with a BAC of .08 or more.

03/17/18 Brock Lindsey, 22, of LaPorte, arrested on preliminary charges of resisting law enforcement with a vehicle, operating a vehicle with an ACE of .15 or more, driving while suspended with a prior conviction, possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana, and operator never licensed.

03/17/18 Travis Doeden, 36, of Knox, arrested on a preliminary charge of criminal trespass.

03/19/18 Barry Sherman, 31, of Hamlet, arrested on preliminary charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated with a prior conviction and obstructing traffic with a motor vehicle.

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Incidents:

03/05/18 A two-vehicle accident occurred near State Road 39 south of State Road 8. One vehicle involved was an INDOT vehicle. No injuries were reported.

03/06/18 A car vs. deer accident was reported on 200 S. east of 450 E. in Knox.

03/06/18 Police were notified that a man and woman pulled into a resident’s driveway on U.S. 35 and was looking through her home’s windows. The resident made contact with the woman who stated she left something in the garage. The resident assured the woman that there is nothing in the garage. They then got back into their vehicle and traveled south.

03/06/18 Norfolk Southern railroad officials were called after crossing arms and lights were activated on 200 S. west of State Road 23 but there wasn’t a train.

03/06/18 Police were notified that a person was shining a spotlight on his home on Rosewood Blvd and there was evidence of tampering on his garage.

03/07/18 A caller told the dispatch center that in this rearview mirror he saw a car go off the road on U.S. 35 and rollover north of 250 N. in Knox.

03/07/18 Starke County officers responded to a vehicle rollover on U.S. 35 and 400 N. in Knox.

03/07/18 Police responded to a car vs. fence accident in the 1600 block of N. U.S. 35 in Knox.

03/07/18 A slide-off was reported on U.S. 35 south of 400 N. in Knox.

03/07/18 A slide-off was reported on U.S. 35 north of 100 N. in Knox.

03/07/18 A slide-off was reported on U.S. 35 north of 200 N. in Knox.

03/07/18 Emergency personnel were called to an accident at 480 N. and 300 E. in Knox. A passenger was complaining of neck and back injuries.

03/07/18 A resident told police that unknown subjects broke into his residents and garage and stole items.

03/07/18 Norfolk Southern officials were notified of a railroad crossing arm malfunction at 150 S. and 700 E. in Knox.

03/08/18 Police were called to a single vehicle accident in the 4100 block of N. 900 E. in Grovertown.

03/09/18 Indiana State Police asked for a road crew at State Road 8 and State Road 39 as vehicles keep going around barricades.

03/10/18 A hit and run incident was reported on U.S. 35.

03/10/18 Police were called to 650 S. and 1200 W in San Pierre on a report of a car in the ditch.

03/10/18 Police were notified of car break-ins in North Judson.

03/11/18 The Hamlet Fire Department was called to a fully-engulfed structure fire at N. Starke and Terry Street in Hamlet.

Arrests:

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

03/05/18 Jason Haywood, 42, of Bluffton, arrested on unspecified charges.

03/06/18 Donnie Keaton 31, of Valparaiso, arrested on a misdemeanor arrest warrant.

03/06/18 Justin Standafer, 28, of Rochester, arrested on a preliminary charge of possession of methamphetamine.

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Incidents:

02/26/18 A car vs deer accident was reported in the 11900 block of E. State Road 10 in Culver.

02/26/18 A resident reported a pick up truck in the ditch at Toto Road just west of 300 E.

02/26/18 A car vs. deer accident was reported on State Road 10 west of Range Road in North Judson.

02/26/18 A car vs. deer accident was reported at the intersection of State Road 10 and U.S. 35 in Knox.

02/26/18 A resident was at the sheriff’s office to discuss a dog bite call near Bass Lake.

02/26/18 An employee at Knoll Brothers advised of a white pickup sitting in the parking lot for three days. It appears the ignition has been tampered.

02/26/18 A truck driver asked police how to get around road closed signs.

02/26/18 A Knox resident told police that a young girl was at her door acting strangely trying to get a ride to the Knox Post Office to be dropped off. She eventually ran off.

02/27/18 A car vs. deer accident was reported on U.S. 35 south of 850 S. at Bass Lake.

02/27/18 A Knox resident told police that a dog drug a deer head into his neighbor’s back yard.

02/27/18 Police were notified that a dog bite victim was in the emergency room.

02/27/18 The FAA told police of a sighting of a green laser west of the Plymouth airport.

02/28/18 A car vs. deer accident was reported on U.S. 35 and 450 S. in Knox.

02/28/18 A semi truck driver was cited for disregarding three sets of barricades displaying road closed.

02/28/18 A car vs. deer accident was reported at 800 N. and County Line Road in North Judson.

03/01/18 An accident was reported on U.S. 35 and 100 N. in Knox.

03/01/18 A Knox resident told police that a dog is barking and charging at the residence and has bitten a neighbor twice.

03/01/18 A resident reported going around a barricade at 300 E. and 50 N. in Knox and is now stuck.

03/01/18 A car vs. deer accident was reported on Toto Road north of 400 S. in Knox.

03/01/18 A Hamlet resident told police that his neighbor is hauling large loads of dirt down roads that have at least a foot of water on them.

03/01/18 Officers were called to a Koontz Lake residence on a report of theft.

03/02/18 A resident told police that some unknown person(s) threw four garbage bags in and near the Bogus Ditch on 500 S.

03/02/18 A Monterey resident reported a man came to his residence asking for money. He was described as very dirty with foam coming from his mouth.

03/03/18 A car vs. coyote accident was reported in the 100 block of Garden Street in North Judson.

03/03/18 A car vs. deer accident was reported in State Road 10 and 100 E. in North Judson.

Arrests:

02/27/18 Nicholas Ream, 29, of Walkerton, was arrested on preliminary charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated, resisting law enforcement uses vehicle or draws or uses deadly weapon, possession of marijuana, possession of paraphernalia.

03/04/18 Kristopher Richards, 23, of Walkerton, was arrested on preliminary charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated with a prior conviction, operating a vehicle with an ACE of .15 or more, and operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person.

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Incidents:

02/19/18 Bethany Lawton, 36, of Plymouth, was reportedly cited for driving while suspended.

02/19/18 A K9 performed a free-air search around a disabled vehicle on U.S. 35 and 250 North in Knox. The vehicle was searched and no items were found inside.

02/20/18 Police were notified of an abandoned extended cab pickup with a toolbox in the back on 700 S. east of 1200 W. in San Pierre. The caller noted that water was halfway up the doors.

02/20/18 A high water report was given on 900 E. between State Road 10 and 625 E. The road was closed.

02/20/18 Police were called to a two-vehicle accident on State Road 8 at the Marshall County Line in the Culver area. Minor injuries were reported.

02/20/18 Indiana Department of Transportation has closed State Road 23 between State Road 8 and State Road 10.

02/20/18 High water was reported on 800 North between 500 E. and 600 E. The road was closed.

02/20/18 A caller told dispatchers that a man was jumping in front of traffic around North Heaton Street and Lake in Knox.

02/20/18 The Starke County Highway Department closed Range Road between 400 N. and 500 N. due to flooding.

02/20/18 The Starke County Highway Department closed Robbins Road between 600 E. and 700 E. due to flooding.

02/20/18 Police were called to check on occupants in vehicle that were reportedly run off the road. The vehicle flipped on its side. No injuries were reported.

02/21/18 The Starke County Highway Department closed 850 E. between State Road 10 and 550 S. and 550 S. between 850 E. and 950 E. due to high water.

02/21/18 An investigation into stolen property was given to the Starke County Prosecutor’s Office for review and possible charges.

02/21/18 A Govertown resident told police that drivers are ignoring road closed signs and driving through high water.

02/21/18 A San Pierre reported a hit and run accident.

02/21/18 A caller told dispatchers that the remains of a dog were found in a clear plastic bag on the side of the road.

02/21/18 A Plymouth man told police that previous tenants damaged his rental property in Grovertown. He also requested a theft report.

02/22/18 INDOT officials notified the sheriff’s department that the dam/levy was breaking at State Road 8 and State Road 39. They were closing State Road 39 from U.S. 30 to State Road 10. They were also closing State Road8 from U.S. 421 to U.S. 35.

02/22/18 A San Pierre resident told police that a bag containing needles and IVs were found on her property.

02/22/18 A two-vehicle accident was reported in the 2500 block of E. Toto Road in Knox. No injuries were reported.

02/22/18 Police were notified of stolen road closure signs and barricades.

02/22/18 Police responded to a call of a driver who attempted to drive his vehicle through high water on 1100 E. south of 6225 N. in the Koontz Lake area. The attempt was made at a high rate of speed and the vehicle hydroplaned.

02/22/18 A car vs deer accident was reported in the 10900 block of E. 150 N. in Grovertown.

02/22/18 A Knox resident who reported items stolen a month ago may have located the items on another property.

02/23/18 State highway employees notified police that drivers are ignoring the barricades on State Road 8 and State Road 39 and getting stuck in the high water

02/2318 A Knox resident called police that four cars are trying to go around the barrier on 500 E. One person did move the barrier but it was put back.

02/23/18 A two-vehicle accident was reported on U.S 35 south of U.S. 30 overpass.

02/23/18 A caller told police that a truck hit a pole on U.S. 35 near Maggie’s. No injuries were reported.

02/23/18 The highway department notified police of flooding in the area of 5935 W. Toto Road.

02/24/18 A resident told police that water was starting to cover State Road 8 east of 700 E.

02/24/18 A two-vehicle accident was reported on U.S. 35 near the Yellow River bridge in Knox.

02/24/18 The DNR notified the sheriff’s department that watercraft is being staged in Knox for any needed water rescues.

02/25/18 An accident was reported in the 9100 block of E. State Road 23 and State Road 8 in Knox.

02/25/18 A car vs. deer accident was reported on U.S. 35 and 250 N. in Knox.

Arrests:

02/21/18 Britney Kellems, 23, of Fort Wayne, arrested on preliminary charges of driving while suspended and unauthorized control of a motor vehicle.

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Incidents:

01/29/18 Emergency personnel were called to an accident on State Road 10 and 200 E. in North Judson.

01/29/18 A single vehicle accident was reported in the 8300 block of E. 25 N. in Knox. Minor injuries were noted.

01/29/18 A resident on 350 E. in Knox told police that she heard an explosion inside her house.

01/29/18 Police were notified of a man passed out behind the wheel of a vehicle on U.S. 30 and 1100 E. in Grovertown.

01/30/18 A two-vehicle accident was reported at the Oregon-Davis school parking lot.

02/02/18 Extra police presence was requested at the Oregon-Davis High School for student disruption outside during the games.

02/03/18 A car vs. deer accident was reported on Toto Road and State Road 39 in North Judson. Police were called out later for another accident of this nature at this location.

02/03/18 The Indiana State Police was called to conduct a death investigation.

02/03/18 A head-on collision was reported on U.S. 35 one mile south of U.S. 30.

02/03/18 A car went into the ditch on State Road 23 south of 150 N. The driver sustained minor injuries.

02/04/18 A two-vehicle accident was reported on 625 E. and Toto Road in Knox.

02/04/18 Police were notified of a car that went off the road on U.S. 35 near 500 N. in Hamlet.

02/04/18 A truck slid off into the ditch on Toto Road south of Richard’s in Knox.

02/04/18 An accident was reported at 750 N. and 825 E. in the Walkerton area. Emergency personnel were called to the scene as a truck went into a ditch.

02/04/18 An accident was reported on County Road 210 and U.S. 35.

02/04/18 A driver hit a mailbox in the 6300 block of E. Toto Road in Knox.

02/04/18 Police were notified of a truck in the ditch at 50 S. and State Road 39 in North Judson.

02/04/18 Police were notified of a truck in the ditch on U.S. 421 near State Road 10 in San Pierre.

02/04/18 An accident was reported on the 4200 block of S. 350 W. in North Judson.

02/04/18 A truck was found off the road in the eastbound lane just east of U.S. 35 in Hamlet.

Arrests:

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

01/29/18 Nichoal Slone, 36, of Goshen, arrested on an active warrant.

01/29/18 Ernest Dale Wireman, 44, of North Judson, arrested on a preliminary charge of resisting law enforcement.

01/30/18 Jessica Vanblaricom, 29, of Hamlet, arrested on preliminary charges of invasion of privacy, possession of paraphernalia and possession of methamphetamine.

01/31/18 Christopher Marshall, 30, of Elkhart, arrested on preliminary charges of possession of methamphetamine, unlawful possession of a syringe, possession of a synthetic drug or a synthetic drug lookalike substance, possession of paraphernalia, visiting a common nuisance.

01/31/18 Kevin Henderson, 27, of Grovertown, arrested on preliminary charges of dealing in methamphetamine, maintaining a common nuisance, possession of methamphetamine, unlawful possession of a syringe, unlawful possession or use of a legend drug or precursor, possession of marijuana, possession of a synthetic drug or synthetic drug lookalike substance, possession of paraphernalia.

01/31/18 Patrick Sobieck, 33, Westville, arrested on an active arrest warrant.

02/03/18 Shelly Ziemba, 48, of Knox, arrested on preliminary charges of disorderly conduct and resisting law enforcement.

Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Incidents:

01/22/18 A vehicle rollover was reported in the 8000 block of E. 25 N.

01/22/18 Officers were notified of an incident involving home improvement fraud.

01/22/18 A Walkerton resident in the area of 1200 East reported that some unknown person(s) broke into his truck and stole a toolbox with change and a Bluetooth headset.

01/22/18 A car vs deer accident was reported around 300 W. and 700 S. in North Judson.

01/22/18 Police were called to the Bass Lake Pub on a report of a possible fight. Police were later called to Starke Hospital for two people from this incident having a disagreement.

01/23/18 A car vs. tree accident was reported in the 8500 block of E. 75 N. in Knox.

01/23/18 Police were notified of damage to the billboard at Range Road and State Road 10 in North Judson.

01/23/18 A resident in the 8000 block of N. Edgewater Dr. in Walkerton told police that several vehicles were broken into in the neighborhood.

01/24/18 A car vs. deer accident was reported on 300 W. and 700 S. in North Judson.

01/24/18 A North Judson resident living on 100 W. told police that some unknown person(s) broke out the passenger side window in her car.

01/24/18 A North Judson resident living on 100 W. told police that his daughter’s black and white wallet was stolen after some unknown person(s) broke out the passenger side window of his car.

01/24/18 A North Judson resident living on 100 W. told police that some unknown person(s) broke out the passenger side window of his car. He didn’t believe anything was taken.

01/24/18 An accident was reported in the 1600 block of E. Toto Road in Knox.

01/25/18 A traffic accident was reported on State 23 and 875 N. in Walkerton.

01/25/18 A Knox resident told police that she received a fraudulent phone call from someone claiming to be from the IRS and owing more than $6,000. The caller threatened that she would be arrested if she doesn’t pay what she “owes”.

01/26/18 A car vs. deer accident was reported on Division Road E. of 1025 E. in Knox.

01/27/18 A fire was reported in the 3100 block of S. U.S. 35 in North Judson.

01/27/18 An accident was reported on 750 N. on South Street in Walkerton. Two children were in the car and the driver was suspected to be intoxicated.

01/27/18 A car vs deer accident was reported in the 11200 block of E. 450 S. in Knox.

01/28/18 A two-vehicle accident was reported in State Road 10 and 100 E. in North Judson.

01/28/18 A one-vehicle accident was reported on U.S. 35 north of 800 N. in Knox.

Arrests:

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

01/22/18 John Timothy Lloyd, 40, of Wheatfield, arrested on preliminary charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated with a prior conviction operating a vehicle with an ACE of .15 or more, and operating while intoxicated.

01/23/18 A juvenile was arrested on preliminary charges of maintaining a common nuisance, operator never licensed.

01/23/18 Steve Hauser, 63, of Knox, arrested on a preliminary charge of invasion of privacy.

01/23/18 Timothy Slattery, 29, of Knox, arrested on a preliminary charge of resisting law enforcement.

01/24/18 Douglas Manns, 48, of North Judson, arrested on a preliminary charge of resisting law enforcement.

01/26/18 Joshua Iverson, 39, of Winamac, arrested on an active arrest warrant.

01/28/18 Matthew Stamper, 36, of North Judson, arrested on a preliminary charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Incidents:

01/15/18 Police were notified that a vehicle slid and flipped in the 3200 block of N. State Road 23 in Plymouth.

01/15/18 A caller told police she missed the curve and ran into a garage around north Breezy Point and Underwood Road in Plymouth.

01/15/18 Firefighters from the Washington Township Fire Department were called to vehicle fire on State Road 8 east of State Road 23. The vehicle was in a ditch.

01/15/18 Police responded to a vehicle slide off at 500 N. and State Road 23 in Grovertown.

01/15/18 Emergency responders were called to a vehicle rollover on U.S. 30 and 600 E. in Hamlet.

01/15/18 Police responded to a vehicle slide off on U.S. 30 east of State Road 23.

01/15/18 A Knox resident on Shield Street told police that two men were walking and checking doors of cars.

01/16/18 A caller told police that a dump truck slid into a utility pole. The truck is not damaged, but the pole is.

01/16/18 A one-vehicle accident was reported on 350 E. and Country Lane Estates in Knox.

01/16/18 A driver told police that a semi driver side swiped him on U.S. 30 in Starke County.

01/16/18 A semi slid off the road on U.S. 30 and 300 E. in Hamlet.

01/16/18 A vehicle slid off the road on State Road 8 and State Road 23.

01/17/18 Two vehicles slid off the road on State Road 8 west of State Road 23 in Knox.

01/17/18 A Walkerton resident on N. Oak Ave. told police that some unknown person(s) rummaged through his unlocked vehicle. No items were missing.

01/18/18 A vehicle slid off the road on State Road 8 a quarter-mile west of Range Road in North Judson.

01/19/18 A car vs. deer accident was reported on U.S. 35 and State Road 8 in Knox.

01/19/18 A vehicle slid off the road in the area of 600 E. south of 300 N. in Knox.

01/19/18 An accident involving a Knox City Police vehicle was reported at the city police department.

01/19/18 A resident told police that he was cutting down a tree and hit power lines and two poles in the 11900 block of South Ave. in Walkerton.

01/19/18 A caller reported a vehicle in the ditch on Toto Road E. of U.S. 35 in Knox.

01/19/18 A car vs. deer accident was reported on U.S. 35 just south of 850 S. at Bass Lake.

01/19/18 A barn fire was reported in the 6200 block of E. 200 N. in Knox.

01/19/18 A structure fire was reported at 700 E. in 300 N.

01/20/18 A car vs. pole accident was reported on 200 N. just west of 1025 E. in Grovertown. The car was unoccupied and the pole was snapped in half.

01/20/18 A Koontz Lake resident reported the theft of tools.

01/20/18 A car vs. deer accident occurred on 600 W. and 400 S. in North Judson.

01/21/18 A car vs. deer accident occurred on Toto Road and 250 E. in Knox.

Arrests:

01/16/18 Gregory Craft, 44, of Hamlet, arrested on a preliminary charge of operation while intoxicated.

01/16/18 Jeremy Gregg, 41, of Knox, arrested on preliminary charge operating while intoxicated and operating vehicle with an ACE of .15 or more.

01/17/18 Shane Hurt, 34, of La Porte, arrested on a preliminary charge of reckless driving.

01/18/18 Brian Woodard, 24, of Knox, arrested on an active warrant.

01/20/18 Gregory Billingsley, 42, of Winamac, arrested on preliminary charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated, operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person, driving while suspended, and failure to stop at a propert damage accident.

Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Incidents:

01/08/18 Emergency responders were called to an accident on U.S. 30 at 1100 East in Grovertown. The caller reported a vehicle on its roof, but the driver was not injured. However, the driver could not exit the vehicle.

01/08/18 Police were called to an accident on U.S. 30 near Knoll Brothers in Hamlet.

01/08/18 A Knox officer was called to Smith Farm Store in Knox where it appeared that two people were passed out inside a pickup truck.

01/08/18 A car vs. deer accident was reported on State Road 10 east of Range Road in North Judson.

01/08/18 A North Judson resident reported her glasses stolen.

01/08/18 A caller reported a car slid off the road and went into a ditch and hit a tree on U.S. 35 south of 175 N. in Knox.

01/08/18 A vehicle slid off the road on U.S. 35 and 150 N.

01/08/18 A vehicle slid off the road and into the median on U.S. 30 west of U.S. 35 in Hamlet.

01/09/18 A NIPSCO supervisor told Starke County police that a gas leak is occurring at a home in the 300 block of S. 500 E. and the homeowner will not allow the service person inside the home and is making threats against the employee. The resident confirmed a gas leak, but said NIPSCO officials didn’t think it was a threat.

01/09/18 An officer was asked to check on a man inside a vehicle who appears to be passed out. The vehicle was located on U.S. 30 and 300 E. in Hamlet.

01/10/18 A caller told police that a vehicle appeared to have hit a pole at the intersection of 800 S. and 750 E.

01/10/18 Pulaski County officers assisted Starke County officers in investigating an incident where a man reportedly went outside and threw chemicals on a vehicle and lit it on fire. The incident occurred in the 6500 block of E. 800 N. in Monterey.

01/10/18 A car vs. deer accident was reported at 200 E. and 50 S. in Knox.

01/11/18 Starke County officers assisted in a pursuit that began in Pulaski County. The K9 officer was also a part of the investigation.

01/11/18 Norfolk Southern has personnel headed to the crossing gates down at railroad track on 1150 E. near 250 S. in Culver.

01/11/18 A vehicle was reported in the ditch at 400 S. and 100 W. in North Judson. The caller indicated that the people inside the car were afraid to get out as there was water in the ditch.

01/12/18 Police were called to an accident on State Road 8 and State Road 39 that involved two semis. One semi reportedly left the scene.

01/12/18 Police were notified of a traffic hazard at the intersection of State Road 23 in the westbound lane of U.S. 30. There is a rather giant pothole that is causing several vehicles to stop with flat tires.

01/12/18 A caller notified police of a car hitting a pole in the 700 block of W. Toto Road. The driver had left the scene, but the vehicle was found parked a few miles down the road.

01/13/18 A car slid off the road at 1100 E. north of 550 N. in Knox.

01/13/18 Police were asked to check on a woman inside a car at the intersection of U.S. 35 and State Road 10. It appeared the woman had passed out.

01/13/18 A car accident was reported on 700 E. north of 250 N. in Knox.

01/13/18 A car slid off the roadway on Toto Road E. of Fletcher’s Carpet.

01/14/18 A car slid off the roadway on U.S. 35 south of Toto Road in Knox.

01/14/18 A theft was reported at a home on Elm Street in Knox.

01/14/18 An accident was reported on 500 S. west of U.S. 35 in Knox.

01/14/18 A car vs. deer accident was reported on State Road 8 east of State Road 23 in Knox.

01/14/18 Police were called to a bar in the 7700 block of N. State Road 23 in Walkerton after a man reportedly pulled a knife on individuals in the car. The knife was taken from the subject and the subject left the premises.

Arrests:

01/09/18 Adam Copeland, 40, arrested on an active warrant.

01/14/18 Clay Lovely, 37, of North Judson, arrested on an active warrant.

01/14/18 Amanda Clem, 36, hold for Sangamon County.

Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Incidents:

01/01/18 A car vs. pole accident was reported on 700 E. south of State Road 10 in Knox.

01/01/18 A Knox resident told police that she was pulling into a driveway on 100 W. in North Judson when she slid into a pole.

01/01/18 Emergency responders were called to an accident on U.S. 35 north of U.S. 30 in Hamlet.

01/01/18 A car vs. deer accident was reported on 1025 E. south of Division Road in Knox.

01/01/18 A car slid off the road in the 6200 block of E. 200 N. in Knox.

01/02/18 A car slid off the road on U.S. 35 south of U.S. 30 in Hamlet.

01/02/18 The Knox Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire in the 8800 block of E. 200 South in Knox.

01/02/18 A car slid off of the road on U.S 30 westbound near 900 E. in Grovertown.

01/03/18 A car vs. deer accident was reported on State Road 10 and 250 W. in North Judson.

01/03/18 Police were notified of a vehicle in the ditch at 300 N. and 1025 E. in Knox.

01/03/18 A white truck hit the Marshall/Starke County line sign on State Road 8.

01/04/18 Officers responded to a call of a vehicle in the ditch at 600 E. north of 300 N. in Knox The caller said the driver is unable to get out of the vehicle, but believes the driver is not injured.

01/04/18 A report was received about a white SUV that slide off of the road at U.S. 421 and State Road 10.

01/04/18 The Washington Township Fire Department was toned to a vehicle fire in the 11900 block of E. 150 S. in Culver.

01/04/18 A man called police asking for an ambulance as his son walked home from a car vs. pole accident at 300 E. and 200 S. Bradley Rowe was cited for reckless driving.

01/04/18 A car vs. deer accident was reported on 600 E. between 200 N. and 250 N. in Grovertown.
01/04/18 A caller told police that a semi jackknifed on the overpass on U.S. 35 and U.S. 30.

01/04/18 A vehicle slid off of the road on U.S. 35 and 500 N. in Knox.

01/05/18 A car vs. deer accident was reported on U.S. 421 N. of State Road 10 in San Pierre.

01/05/18 A car slid off of the road on Toto Road in the area of 250 E. in Knox.

01/05/18 A report will be reviewed by the Starke County Prosecutor’s Office concerning a battery incident in an inmate’s cell. It is alleged that Roland Minix hit another inmate.

01/05/18 A car slid off of the road on 900 N. west of State Road 23.

01/05/18 A car slid off of the road on U.S. 35 and 400 N. in Hamlet.

01/05/18 A Knox resident reported the theft of firearms, TVs, many household items and clothing from his residence.

01/05/18 Police responded to an accident on 100 W. three miles south of State Road 10 in North Judson.

01/05/18 A car slid off of the road on State Road 23 and 600 N.

01/05/18 A robbery was reported at the Marathon gas station in North Judson.

01/05/18 A car slid off into the median at U.S. 30 and State Road 23.

01/06/18 A car slid off of the road on U.S. 30 and 700 E. in Knox.

01/06/18 A car slid off of the road on U.S. 35 north of U.S. 30 in Hamlet.

01/06/18 A car slid off of the road on U.S. 30 west of the Marshall County line.

01/06/18 A car slid off of the road on U.S. 30 a half-mile east of 1100 E. in Knox.

01/06/18 A car slid off of the road on U.S. 30 and 600 E. in Hamlet.

01/06/18 Emergency responders were called to an accident on State Road 8 and the Marshall County Line.

01/06/18 A two-vehicle accident was reported at the Fingerhut Bakery location at Bass Lake.

01/07/18 Police were notified of a truck that hit a pole in the 7000 block of S. State Road 10 in Knox.

01/07/18 A property damage accident was reported on Toto Road E. of U.S. 35 in Knox.

01/07/18 Police were called to a car vs. pole accident on 700 E. and 25 N. in Knox.

01/07/18 A two vehicle accident resulted in the vehicles in the ditch on U.S. 30 east of U.S. 35 in Knox.

01/07/18 A car was found in the ditch on State Road 39 north of State Road 8 in Knox.

01/07/18 A car was found in the median on U.S. 30 and 700 E.

Arrests:

01/02/18 Tane Sikes, 38, of Franklin, IN, arrested on preliminary charges of visiting a common nuisance and resisting law enforcement.

01/02/18 Spencer Allen, 26, of Winamac, arrested on preliminary charges of possession of methamphetamine and visiting a common nuisance.

01/02/18 Melissa Kellems, 24, of Francesville, arrested on a preliminary charge of visiting a common nuisance.

01/02/18 Joseph Giselbach, 38, of Ora, arrested on preliminary charges of possession of methamphetamine, unlawful possession of a syringe, maintaining a common nuisance, possession of paraphernalia, possession of a schedule I, II, III, or IV controlled substance, possession of marijuana,

01/02/18 Stephanie Rudd, 27, of North Judson, arrested on preliminary charges of unlawful possession of a syringe and visiting a common nuisance.

01/06/18 Kyren Miller, 21, of Michigan City, arrested on preliminary charges of robbery resulting in bodily injury, battery, theft, and interference with reporting a crime.

01/07/18 Clay Norris, 34, of Grovertown, arrested on preliminary charges of battery resulting in bodily injury and strangulation.

Starke County Sheriff’s Office

Incidents:

12/4/17 – A car vs. deer accident was reported in the 11900 block of Woodbine Lane in Knox.

12/5/17 – A Jasper County jailer hit a deer in a transport van on 1100 W. just south of State Road 10 in San Pierre. Starke County emergency responders and police officials responded to the scene.

12/5/17 Thomas Madden, 39, of Valaparaiso, cited for possession of paraphernalia and possession of marijuana.

12/5/17 A Walkerton resident told police that a UPS driver damaged his electrical box in his front yard.

12/5/17 Emergency responders were called to a report of two vehicles and a semi involved in an accident on U.S. 421 and State Road 10 in San Pierre.

12/5/17 A Knox resident asked to file a theft report.

12/5/17 A driver told police that he hit the flashing light at the intersection of State Road 8 and State Road 39.

12/5/17 A car vs. deer accident was reported at the intersection of 100 N. and State Road 23 in Knox.

12/5/17 A Leesberg resident told police that he flipped his car at 500 South and Western Avenue in the Bass Lake area. He denied injury but is in need of an ambulance.

12/6/17 A car vs. deer accident was reported on 900 E. and State Road 23 in Hamlet.

12/6/17 A resident on County Road 210 told police that a shed was broken into but it’s not known if anything was taken.

12/6/17 A resident on County Road 210 told police that she came home from work and her front window was shattered.

12/6/17 Emergency responders were called to State Road 8 and Range Road in Knox for a rollover accident. The vehicle had rolled into the ditch. The woman inside the vehicle was complaining of neck pain.

12/6/17 A car vs. deer accident was reported in the 7800 block of W. 850 S. in North Judson.

12/6/17 A car vs. deer accident was reported at the intersection of State Road 39 north of State Road 8.

12/6/17 A car vs. deer accident was reported on 500 S. east of U.S. 35 in Knox.

12/6/17 A Knox resident told police that Christmas trees were stolen from his kids’ rooms and filed a report. He also stated that is upset that no one from the federal government has done anything about it.

12/6/17 A car vs. deer accident was reported on 400 S.

12/7/17 A car vs. deer accident was at U.S. 30 and U.S. 35.

12/7/17 A Grovertown resident complained of several men hunting on the property and would like them removed.

12/8/17 A Grovertown man told police he was in a hit and run incident on State Road 8 and west of U.S. 35 in Knox. He was not injured but requested an officer.

12/9/17 A resident on 350 E. in Knox reported vandalism to her house. Some unknown person(s) saran wrapped the house and property.

12/9/17 A Walkerton resident reported the theft of a firearm from his residence.

12/9/17 Police were called to a two vehicle accident in the 11700 block of E. State Road 10 in Culver.

12/9/17 Police were notified of a rollover accident on U.S. 35 north of State Road 10 in Knox.

12/9/17 A North Judson resident told police that a woman slid through the fence on his property.

12/9/17 A semi jack-knifed on U.S. 30 and State Road 23.

12/9/17 A two vehicle accident was reported in the eastbound lane on U.S. 30 at 600 E. in Hamlet.

12/9/17 A single vehicle accident was reported on U.S. 35 W. of 200 S. in Knox.

12/9/17 A two vehicle accident was reported in the westbound lane on U.S. 30 at 600 E. in Hamlet.

12/9/17 a car vs. tree accident was reported on State Road 23 north of State Road 8.

12/9/17 A slide-off accident was reported on County Line Road south of 150 N.

12/9/17 A caller advised police that there was a slide off on U.S. 35 on top of the bridge just south of U.S. 30. The vehicle is partially in the roadway.

12/9/17 A slide off was reported on U.S. 35 by the Countrymark business.

12/9/17 On Star notified the sheriff’s department about a slide off on U.S. 30 in the eastbound lane was of U.S. 35.

12/9/17 A driver told police that her car went off the road on 100 N. between 500 E. and 600 E. in Knox.

12/9/17 A slide off accident was reported on U.S. 35 at 50 N. in Knox.

12/9/17 Several slide offs were reported on U.S. 30.

12/9/17 A resident reported a vehicle roll over on 1200 E. just south of 150 N. in Knox.

12/9/17 Two people were arrested after a shots fired call was reported at the Brantwood Restaurant in North Judson.

12/10/17 Police were notified of a rollover crash on 500 N. west of U.S. 35 in Hamlet.

Arrests:

12/5/17 Lisa Haney, 39, of Knox, was arrested on preliminary charges of resisting law enforcement, disorderly conduct and battery.

12/6/17 Kamien Forker, 20, of Winamac, arrested on preliminary charges of burglary, theft, attempted burglary, and criminal mischief.

12/6/17 Bradley Seman, 18, of Winamac, arrested on preliminary charges of burglary, theft, attempted burglary, and criminal mischief.

12/9/17 Jessica Pace, 32, of Wheatfield, arrested on preliminary charges of resisting law enforcement and disorderly conduct.

12/9/17 Elmer Pace, 36, of Wheatfield, arrested on preliminary charges of resisting law enforcement and disorderly conduct.

North Judson Police Department

12/02/17 – A traffic stop was conducted on a vehicle in the Family Express parking lot. Officer Beishuizen deployed K-9 Gunner who indicated on the presence of narcotics. A search was performed, and a bag of marijuana was discovered. One subject claimed the item and a long form arrest was made.

12/02/17 – Chief Deputy Thomas suspected a warrant subject to be hiding out in the 300 block of High Street in North Judson. Chief Deputy Thomas was assisted by Officer Beishuizen and K-9 Gunner. The wanted subject who had multiple felony warrants from other counties was found hiding inside a garage and was taken into custody without incident.

12/08/2017 – Officer Simpson conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for an infraction violation. During the investigation the female driver was found to be a habitual traffic violator as well as driving under the influence. The female was taken into custody on those charges.

12/08/17 – Officer Simpson responded to a traffic accident on 600 block of North Oakwood Ave. A vehicle had run off the road and struck a guardrail. During the investigation the driver was found to be impaired and was taken into custody on charges of driving under the influence.

12/09/17 – Officer Simpson responded to the Brantwood restaurant after receiving complaints of shots fired during a fight outside the bar area. It was discovered a handgun had been fired and a female subject was taken into custody and placed on a 48 hour hold pending formal charges. A male subject was also taken into custody and booked on charges of disorderly conduct, public intoxication and resisting arrest. North Judson was assisted by Starke County Sheriffs Department in this case.

12/17/17 – Officer Vanderheof responded to medical call where a male in his 20’s was found to be deceased. Due to no known medical issues an investigation will be conducted pending toxicology.