Starke County Sheriff’s Office


4/17/17 – A Knox resident advised two people stopped in her driveway in the 7800 block of east 50 South and threatened her.
4/17/17 – A resident in the 4200 block of south 800 West in San Pierre asked to speak to an officer about his neighbor’s pit bull being loose and tormenting his dog. He said he spoke to the neighbor, who threatened him.
4/1717 – A two-vehicle property damage accident was reported on 400 North east of 1100 East in Grovertown.
4/18/17 – Officials at Oregon-Davis High School Contacted the Starke County Sheriff’s Office in regard to a possible case of sexting.
4/18/17 – An over-the-road truck driver advised he was at the Grovertown Truck Stop the previous night and fuel was stolen from his truck.
4/18/17 – A North Judson resident asked to speak to an officer in reference to following up on a report of stolen ATVs.
4/18/17- A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported on State Road 8 one mile east of State Road 39 in Knox.
4/18/17 – A neighbor reported possible trespassers in the 6600 block of east 200 North in Knox where a house is under construction.
4/19/17 – A resident in the 800 block of east 50 South in Knox came home and discovered the residence had been broken into.
4/20/17 – A caller advised a pickup truck was driving recklessly down 450 South from Dawn Drive to 100 West and said children play in that area.
4/20/17 – An emergency room nurse at St. Joseph Medical Center in Plymouth advised a female patient there says she was raped twice – once at the Economy Inn on U.S. 30 and once at a residence in Koontz Lake.
4/21/17 – A resident in the 11000 block of east Toto Road in Knox advised people are on her roof shining lights into her bedroom.
4/21/17 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported on State Road 39 north of 250 South in North Judson.
4/21/17 – A Honda motor was reported stolen from a farm on U.S. 35 north of 900 South.
4/21/17 – A Knox resident reported several fraudulent charges on her Key Bank account.
4/21/17 – A caller in the 8500 block of Tippecanoe Drive North in Knox advised a boat on the lake is shining a bright LED light into all of the homes as it goes around the lake.
4/22/17 – A driver parked in the back lot of Grovertown Truck Stop reported the theft of 150 gallons of diesel fuel from his truck. He said the suspect cut wire and took the plate off to remove the fuel.
4/22/17 – A resident in the 6900 block of north 1100 East in Walkerton advised her mailbox has been smashed twice.
4/22/17 – A man advised a woman in an orange Dodge pickup backed into his storage shed in the 200 block of West Toto Road and damaged it before taking off eastbound on Toto Road.
4/22/17 – A caller advised juveniles are playing basketball on 200 South east of U.S. 35 and defying cars as they pass by.
4/22/17 – A caller advised a loud party is occurring at the old campground on 400 South between 700 and 750 East with between 150 and 300 people in attendance.
4/22/17 – A two vehicle property damage accident was reported at the intersection of State Road 8 and 600 East in Knox.
4/22/17 – A vehicle versus deer property damage accident was reported on 600 East north of 100 North in Knox.
4/22/17 – A caller advised a vehicle with its lights on was parked near the anhydrous tanks in the 11200 block of east 450 South in Culver.
4/23/17 – A caller in the 6600 block of south Lombardy Lane in Bass Lake advised the neighbors are partying and keeping people up.
4/23/17 – Officers responded to a report of a domestic disturbance in the 11100 block of Pottawattamie in Knox.
4/23/17 – A resident in the 8100 block of north Oak Avenue in Walkerton reported a break-in in progress at his residence.
4/23/17 – The executor of property in the 2700 block of east 100 South in Knox reported juveniles tearing up the property with dirt bikes and 4-wheelers. He’s concerned about property damage and worried someone may get hurt.
4/23/17 – A resident in the 2600 block of south 700 East in Knox advised a man came on to the property next to hers with guns, and she has a protective order against him.
4/23/17 – A single vehicle property damage accident was reported on State Road 8 about half a mile east of State Road 23 in Knox.


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.

4/17/17 – Osmani H. Mberwa, 19 – Operator Never Licensed.
4/18/17 – Lance D. White, 55, Peru – Driving while suspended.
4/18/17 – Warren Lavon Coffin III, 29, Knox – Charges not listed.
4/19/17 – Bille J. Minix, 54, Winamac – Warrant.
4/19/17 – Julian M. Arzonal, 31, Rochester – Battery committed with a deadly weapon, pointing a loaded firearm, battery results in bodily injury and intimidation with a deadly weapon.
4/19/17 – James Gregory Baldridge, 40, North Judson – Reckless driving and criminal mischief.
4/20/17 – Destini Briana Dockery, 18, Fort Wayne – Possession of marijuana.
4/20/17 – Nathan Robert Hilton, 28, Knox – Possession of cocaine or a narcotic drug.
4/21/17 – Algin R. Trent, 51, Goshen – Warrant.