A Knox woman was taken into custody in the early morning hours on Saturday following a traffic stop.Continue reading
A North Judson man faces drug charges after Starke County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested him on an outstanding arrest warrant.Continue reading
Two Valparaiso residents are accused of meth-related offenses, after a report of a theft at the Plymouth Walmart. Plymouth Police say they were called to the store around 11:00 Wednesday night, when store employees said a man was concealing items on his body.Continue reading
A mother and son and a father and son were all arrested this week, in a pair of investigations by the LaPorte County Drug Task Force. Police say Michelle Burgess, 46, of LaPorte, and Kolin Burgess, 20, of Kouts, were taken into custody, following an investigation on the distribution of heroin and meth in the City of LaPorte. Both face Level 5 felony charges of dealing in methamphetamine, while Michelle Burgess is also accused of the Level 5 felony of dealing in a narcotic drug.Continue reading
A report of a possible burglary reportedly led to the discovery of methamphetamine Sunday morning.
Starke County Police say they, along with Hamlet and Walkerton police, responded to a possible burglary in progress call at around 6:30 a.m. Officers say that when they got there, they determined that no burglary took place, but they did find methamphetamine, prescription pills, syringes, and paraphernalia.Continue reading
The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department has been busy in recent weeks. Sheriff Jeff Richwine gave an update to the county commissioners Monday. “We had a pursuit, a residential entry over by Bruce Lake that turned into a bunch of meth,” he said.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
A Culver man was arrested shortly after midnight on Saturday after a Marshall County Officer reportedly found drug paraphernalia in his vehicle.Continue reading
A former night manager at the McDonald’s in Knox has been arrested after police reportedly discovered that she was dealing methamphetamine while at work.
According to Knox City Police Chief Harold Smith, authorities conducted a 2-month investigation after receiving reports that night manager, 52-year-old Sandra “Sandy” Henry, was apparently selling drugs while working at the fast-food restaurant.Continue reading
An Indiana Department of Correction training officer was arrested Wednesday for allegedly dealing methamphetamine. Chad Dickson, 40, of Hamlet, was at the center of an investigation led by the Starke County and Marshall County Undercover Narcotics Investigation Team, according to Starke County Sheriff Bill Dulin.
Two Knox residents were among six people arrested, following a State Police drug investigation in South Bend. Officers say it began when they got a complaint of possible drug activity in the 2000 block of Morris Street.
According to the Starke County Sheriff’s Department, 47-year-old Tracey Horner of North Judson was arrested early Friday morning by Starke County Narcotics Detectives.
The detectives allege that during a 4-month undercover investigation, Horner apparently sold methamphetamine on multiple occasions in both Knox and North Judson. Continue reading
A traffic stop in the 2500 E. block of 150 S. in Knox resulted in two arrests late Thursday night.
A North Judson woman was arrested late Thursday night after a traffic stop in the area of State Road 39 and 50 E. in North Judson.
Deputies from the Starke County Sheriff’s Department pulled over the vehicle for an alleged speeding violation. Police say the two people in the vehicle switched spots when the deputy was approaching the vehicle.
Three Starke County residents were arrested late Wednesday evening after a search warrant was executed by officers at a home in the 11,000 E. block of Division Road in Starke County.
Two people were arrested after a traffic stop in North Judson on Wednesday evening.
According to police, North Judson Chief Deputy Frank Thomas initiated a traffic stop after the driver was reportedly recognized by the officer as a person with known arrest warrants. The driver did not stop and allegedly made erratic movements and crossed over the fog line. The driver did pull over about a half of a mile down the road.
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.
Five people were arrested on drug-related charges Tuesday afternoon, after police say they found methamphetamine while serving a warrant in North Judson. Shortly after 3:00, officers from the Starke County Sheriff’s Office and North Judson Police Department went to a home in the 300 block of High Street to serve a warrant for failure to appear, according to Sheriff Bill Dulin.
On Monday, November 20th 35-year-old Earl Beem, Jr. appeared in Starke Circuit Court where he pleaded guilty to two counts; Amended Count I: Conspiracy to Commit Dealing in Methamphetamine and Amended Count II: Conspiracy to Commit Trafficking with an Inmate.
The individuals who were also in court for the case were the defendant’s attorney Nathan Pearson, Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Mary Ryan, Honorable Judge Kim Hall, as well as the Deputy Sheriff and the Court Reporter. According to a plea and sentencing order provided by Court Reporter Delainah Hewlett, prior to the defendant’s plea, The Court discussed the specifics of the plea agreement and the defendant’s rights. Continue reading