Starke County Sheriff’s Office


3/20/17 – A resident in the 8700 block of South Oak Street in Monterey advised there are two unknown suspects on the property.
3/20/17 – A property damage only rollover accident was reported in the 9400 block of west San Pierre Road in San Pierre.
3/20/17 – A Knox resident advised money was stolen from her bank account.
3/20/17 – A two-vehicle property damage accident was reported at the intersection of 750 East and 625 South in Culver.
3/20/17 – A resident in the 6400 block of east 25 North in Knox reported the theft of a chicken coop.
3/21/17 – A resident in the 2000 block of south Tribue Drive in Knox advised the neighbor’s dog barks continuously and says this was a problem all of last summer.
3/21/17 – A Knox resident came to the sheriff’s office to file a theft report for unspecified items.
3/22/17 – A single vehicle crash was reported on 500 South near 350 East in Knox.
3/22/17 – A resident in the 7600 block of north Topinabee Road in Walkerton reported damage to his fence.
3/22/17 – A resident in the 8100 block of north High Street in Walkerton reported her neighbor’s dog is running loose again. She advised it has bitten her dog several times and has tried to bite others.
3/22/17 – A Knox resident advised a report is needed for forgery and theft of over $50,000.
3/22/17 – A motorist advised a Waste Management truck that’s northbound on U.S. 35 in Knox is losing trash and debris and said her vehicle has almost been hit several times by items falling from the truck.
3/22/17 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Knox Fire Department and Starke County EMS all responded to a vehicle versus tree accident in the 2300 block of east 150 South in Knox.
3/24/17 – A resident in the 2000 block of west 700 South in North Judson reported her tires were slashed.
3/24/17 – A Walkerton resident advised she received threatening text messages.
3/25/17 – A single vehicle property damage accident was reported on 250 West south of 400 South in North Judson.
3/25/17 – A suspicious person was reported at a residence in the 1100 block of east 150 South in Knox.
3/25/17 – Dispatchers received a tip of a possible drug deal in the Save a Lot parking lot in Knox.
3/26/17 – A resident in the 2400 block of east Toto Road in Knox reported a loud party and advised people are driving recklessly in the area.
3/26/17 – A resident in the 8800 block of east 700 North in Walkerton advised she believes a neighbor has taken her cat and cell phone.
3/26/17 – A Knox resident believes his stolen chainsaw is at the pawnshop and asked to speak to an officer.
3/26/17 – A resident in the 3500 block of east Debby Drive in Knox advised someone is shooting firearms and rattling his windows.
3/26/17 – A Walkerton resident reported the theft of a vehicle by someone who was given permission to drive the car but has since stated he is not giving it back.
3/26/17 – A resident in the 900 block of east 250 South in Knox advised juveniles on 4-wheelers are tearing up his field across the road from his home.
3/26/17 – A resident in the 10400 block of east U.S. 30 in Grovertown came home and discovered someone had taken his gun and his wife’s purse from the home.


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.

3/20/17 – Matthew R. Madsen, 39, San Pierre – Operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person and operating a vehicle with a BAC of .08 or more.
3/22/17 – Jacob Lawrence Riche, 26, Bunker Hill – Dealing in methamphetamine, illegal drug lab; possession or sale of precursors >10 grams, possession of methamphetamine, unlawful possession of a syringe, possession of marijuana, resisting law enforcement and false informing.
3/22/17 – Rachel Ann Agee, 23, Knox – Maintaining a common nuisance.
3/22/17 – Paul E. Maze, 62, Walkerton – Intimidation with a deadly weapon and resisting law enforcement.
3/25/17 – Jozef Marusarz, 41, Oak Lawn – Battery results in bodily injury.
3/25/17 – Arthur Bafia, 32, Oak Lawn – Disorderly conduct.
3/25/17 – Micah R. Kunkle, 31, Plymouth – Disorderly conduct x2, resisting law enforcement, battery, battery resulting in moderate bodily injury and refusal to aid an officer.
3/25/17 – Olivia Lorraine Dickson, 26, Hamlet – Warrant
3/25/17 – Seth D. Dickson, 31, Albion – Warrant
3/26/17 – Angelina Marie Smithey, 30, Gary – Driving while suspended, possession of a synthetic drug and possession of paraphernalia.