What is a police officer’s responsibility when offering a suspected intoxicated driver a chemical test was at the center of an Indiana Court of Appeals hearing held in Knox Monday. The three-judge panel heard an oral argument in the case of Jacob T. Kingma v. State of Indiana, as part of the “Appeals on Wheels” program.Continue reading
For the first time ever, the Indiana Court of Appeals will conduct a hearing in Starke County this morning. As part of the “Appeals on Wheels” program, the court will hear an oral argument at the Knox High School auditorium starting at 10:30 CST.Continue reading
Two people were arrested on suspicion of dealing meth, after a traffic stop Wednesday afternoon in LaPorte County. Sheriff’s deputies say they saw a red Dodge Charger heading west on the Toll Road commit a pair of traffic infractions.Continue reading
A Winamac man is in the Marshall County Jail after a traffic stop in Plymouth in the overnight hours on Tuesday.Continue reading
A Knox woman was taken into custody in the early morning hours on Saturday following a traffic stop.Continue reading
Two Medaryville residents were arrested Friday, after Bremen Police say they found more than four pounds of meth during a traffic stop. Officers say they pulled over a Chevrolet for speeding on eastbound U.S. 6, near State Road 331, around 5:30 Friday evening.Continue reading
It was another busy weekend for the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department. Sheriff Jeff Richwine told the county council Monday the department had several drug arrests. “One of them was a guy going down [State Road] 39 106 miles an hour,” he explained. “They get him stopped, run the dog around him, and he’s got almost $5,000 cash, a bunch of marijuana, and some needles.”
A traffic stop in the 2500 E. block of 150 S. in Knox resulted in two arrests late Thursday night.
A Westville, Indiana man was arrested late Sunday night after leading Pulaski County sheriff’s deputies on a pursuit that ended in Fulton County.
Pulaski County Sheriff Jeff Richwine told WKVI News that 32-year-old Johnny Mullens was on a resident’s property when shots were heard. As Pulaski County officers responded, they found Mullens driving in the vehicle that was described as the one being at the residence on 400 East in Winamac.
Marshall County Police arrested four people on drug-related charges Monday. William Freck, 29, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for dealing in methamphetamine.
A Francesville woman was arrested on multiple drug charges Sunday, but not before allegedly resisting police officers. Deputies with the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office say they pulled over a car driven by Kimberly Mitchell, 54, in the area of U.S. 421 and State Road 14. While speaking with her, officers say they smelled raw marijuana coming from the vehicle.
A report of a possible domestic incident Wednesday night led to a Francesville woman being arrested on drug charges. Deputies from the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office were called to a home in the 100 block of North Plummer Street around 10:00 p.m., after a caller said they heard screaming and yelling coming from a house.
Suspicious activity in a Wanatah church parking lot led to a Gary man being arrested on drug charges Wednesday morning. A LaPorte County Sheriff’s Deputy spotted two vehicles parked at the Christian Church of Wanatah around 7:45 a.m., with one person outside. Continue reading
Officers from the Starke County Sheriff’s Department eradicated marijuana plants in sober living Austin Texas, Austin recovery treatment options.
Deputies received information from the Indiana State Police Marijuana Eradication Team of an outdoor marijuana grow in the 5000 S. block of 300 E. in Knox.
Approximately 60 marijuana plants were found growing in a garden behind the residence. Officers removed the plants from the property.
A Fulton County man whose rural Rochester home was recently burglarized is jailed on drug charges. Edward Carter, 53, faces three felony charges of cultivating marijuana, possession of marijuana over 30 grams and maintaining a common nuisance. Authorities reportedly learned of Carter’s pot growing operation last month when a state trooper stopped to aid a disabled vehicle on U.S. 31 in Fulton County. The trooper arrested the vehicle’s occupants, William Dorris, 36, and Damon Morris, 34, after he spotted five marijuana plants and electronic equipment in the vehicle’s backseat. Court records indicate the pair had stolen the items from Carter’s home. They’re charged with felony drug and burglary charges. Police say they knew Carter through his adult daughters.
Officers then went to Carter’s home to discuss the unreported burglary and discovered a hidden room with a marijuana plant stem and hydroponic growing equipment inside, according to police records. They also reportedly found a small amount of processed marijuana.
A LaPorte man was arrested Wednesday after officers found a growing operation at his home.
Officers from the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office Warrant Division served an arrest warrant on Todd Borawski at 1591 S. Range Road in LaPorte. When they arrived on scene, Borawski wasn’t at home, but the officers discovered an indoor marijuana growing operation. A search warrant was granted by the LaPorte Circuit Court and the officers seized 56.8 grams of marijuana, marijuana plants, high intensity lights used in the operation, and other drug paraphernalia.
The Indiana Court of Appeals has upheld a ruling by Starke County Magistrate, Jeanene Calabrese, concerning a search warrant executed at the residence of Donnie Salyer of Knox.