Starke County Sheriff’s Office


7/10/17 A Knox resident requested an officer to report a theft in the 2500 bock of S. Union Street.

7/10/17 A semi fire was reported on U.S. 30 and State Road 23.

7/10/17 Two residents told police that their vehicles were hit with eggs.

7/11/17 A caller told police that a semi is about to lose a lumber load.

7/11/17 A caller reported two semis on fire on U.S. 30 and 750 E.

7/11/17 A Knox woman told police that she received a phone call from a person claiming to be from the Sacramento, California Police Department to tell her that her grandson was in jail and needed bond money. The victim said she had already given him $4,000 and now needs $10,000 more.

7/13/17 A North Judson resident reported the theft of the miniature horse.

7/13/17 A Grovertown resident reported fraudulent charges on a debit card.

7/13/17 A call came into the Starke County Sheriff’s Office about a man slumped over the steering wheel with the right turn signal on at Division Road and 1100 East in Knox.

7/13/17 An accident was reported on Range Road and 500 North. A car driven by 28-year-old Chad Myers of Hanna hit a pole and pole is smoking. The Hamlet-Davis Township Fire Department responded to the scene.

7/14/17 A resident arrived on station to report identity theft incident.

7/14/17 A caller requested an officer in the area of the old glove factory on Cleveland Street as a person is dumping trash.

7/14/17 Emergency responders were called to a two vehicle accident in the area of Park and Woodland in Knox.

7/14/17 A North Judson resident reported the theft of a hay trailer.

7/14/17 Emergency responders were called to Toto Road and 300 East for a personal injury accident.

7/15/17 A resident called police to report an accident involving a vehicle and a bicyclist. An ambulance wasn’t needed.

7/15/17 A resident on Toto Road asked police to check some items in the woods by her house. She is unsure if it’s drug related.

7/16/17 A North Judson woman was involved in a single vehicle accident. The vehicle was upside down in a ditch.

7/11/17 Ryan William Phelps, 25, of Knox was arrested on unlisted charges.