A Hamlet traffic stop led to a pair of arrests, after officers say they found drugs and a loaded handgun. It happened just after 1:30 Sunday morning at U.S. 30 and County Road 600 East, according to a probable cause affidavit provided by the Starke County Prosecutor’s Office.Continue reading
A Knox woman found to be in possession of 57 grams of meth was sentenced in Starke Circuit Court Thursday. Annemarie Armes, 48, was in a vehicle that was pulled over by police on June 4, 2018, when a police K9 reportedly alerted to the presence of methamphetamine.Continue reading
Pulaski County’s veterans treatment court continues to get statewide recognition. Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Loretta Rush highlighted the progress of the state’s problem-solving courts during her annual State of the Judiciary address Wednesday.Continue reading
A Lafayette woman pleaded guilty in a plea agreement in Starke Circuit Court on a charge of possession of methamphetamine as a Level 5 Felony.Continue reading
A Marshall County traffic stop reportedly led to the discovery of more than 12 grams of methamphetamine. Marshall County Police say they pulled over a pickup truck just before 10:00 p.m. Friday in the area of Michigan and 4A roads. Officers say they found 12.2 grams of meth and a meth pipe inside.Continue reading
A North Judson man was sentenced this week after pleading guilty in a plea agreement negotiated between his attorney, Richard Ballard, and the Starke County Prosecutor’s Office.Continue reading
A Knox man who pleaded guilty to charges of dealing and possessing methamphetamine will serve time on work release.Continue reading
Two people were arrested on Oct. 2 after a La Porte County Sheriff’s Department deputy conducted a traffic stop in the 5,800 North block of County Road 450 West in rural Springfield Township.Continue reading
A Plymouth man was sentenced Wednesday morning in Starke Circuit Court per the terms of a plea agreement with the State and Defense Attorney Richard Ballard on a Level 4 Felony charge of dealing in methamphetamine.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
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.