The Culver Town Council members considered a request to encumber funds from the 2019 budget to the 2020 budget for the purchase of items for the Culver Police Department and the Culver-Union Township Fire Department.Continue reading
The Culver Town Council members considered several purchase requests from Police Chief Wayne Bean last week.Continue reading
The Indiana State Fire Marshal’s Office issued a determination in a fire that destroyed the City Tavern Building at 415 Lakeshore Drive in Culver on Wednesday, Oct. 9.Continue reading
A recent Stop Arm Violation Enforcement (SAVE) effort by the Culver Police Department and La Porte County Sheriff’s Department yielded several reports.Continue reading
About 230 Hoosier law-enforcement agencies and thousands nation-wide will soon join together for the annual “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” mobilization.Continue reading
The Indiana Criminal Justice Institute (ICJI) is distributing 1,000 new RADAR and LIDAR speed-enforcement devices to various local police agencies around the state.Continue reading
The Culver Police Department is available to register golf carts for the upcoming season.Continue reading
A recent aggressive and impaired driving enforcement period kept officers from the Culver Police Department busy.Continue reading
As spring sets in, temperatures start to rise and winter ice and snow recede from the roadways, authorities report that drivers typically become more tempted to increase their speeds and take more risks behind the wheel.Continue reading
The Culver Town Council has agreed to pay police officers and EMS employees for unused holidays and vacation days. During last week’s meeting, Police Chief Wayne Bean explained that staffing issues have made it hard to provide coverage while still allowing officers to take time off. He didn’t think that carrying those days over into the new year would solve the problem. EMS Director Kathy Hart reported similar challenges.
The Culver Police Department is getting a new vehicle. The town council Tuesday approved the purchase of a Dodge Durango from Country Auto Center in Plymouth. It will cost just under $26,500, after trade-in.
The Culver Town Council approved a request from the Marshall County Health Department to host a closed POD for medication disbursement in the town.
A Culver woman was arrested on May 3 on several charges after police were made aware of a complaint of a child locked in a cage.
In March of 2017, the weekend before St. Patrick’s Day had the highest number of crashes involving impaired drivers.
Last year, the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration purchased more than 1,755 portable breath tests for Indiana law-enforcement agencies and an additional 836 devices are being purchased this year. Continue reading
The Culver Police Department is making their presence known around the Culver Community School Corporation.
Culver Police Chief Wayne Bean discussed pay for the officers within the Culver Police Department with the Culver Town Council members this week.
He explained that with a shortage of part-time officers, there are a lot of full-time officers who will not get to use their vacation, personal or holiday time because they will need to fill shifts through the end of the fiscal year.
Three people were taken to hospitals after a rollover crash on State Road 17 Wednesday. Marshall County Police say it happened around 5:15 p.m. north of 20 A Road. A 2006 Monte Carlo driven by Justin Orangias, 30, of Culver was heading northbound, when Orangias apparently tried to pass another vehicle.
The start of the summer vacation season in Culver has led to a few drunk driving arrests during the last two weeks.
Culver Police Chief Wayne Bean told the town council Tuesday night that in the past 10 days, six operating while intoxicated (OWI) arrests were executed by the Culver Police Department.
The Culver Community Schools Corporation will soon be giving local police the ability to monitor school buildings using the corporation’s existing security cameras. Continue reading