Friday’s deaths of a Monterey couple in their home have been ruled a murder-suicide. Starke County Coroner Dannie Hoffer tells WKVI News Clifford Foster, 53, shot his wife, Lynn, age 52, in the head with a pistol before turning a shotgun on himself.
Detectives and officers from the Starke County Sheriff’s Department are investigating the deaths of two Monterey residents.
According to Starke County Sheriff Bill Dulin, a caller notified police around 9:30 p.m. on Friday, June 17 that there was a cause for concern when a co-worker did not check in for work that day. The responding officer arrived at the home and talked to a family member who told the officer that two people were deceased inside the residence. The responding officer entered victim’s residence at 8893 S. Elm Street in Monterey where two people were found dead.
Troopers from the Indiana State Police will be taking over the investigation of a shooting incident Thursday afternoon that started in North Judson and ended in La Porte County.
According to police, at about 4:05 p.m., a North Judson police officer recognized the driver of a vehicle who was wanted on a warrant. The officer conducted a traffic stop on State Road 10 by the CVS Pharmacy where the driver allegedly gave the officer false information. Police say the driver then fled from the scene.
The Town of North Judson continues to beef up its police force. Continue reading
The Town of North Judson is boosting its police force. The town council approved the hiring of four part-time employees and three reserve officers Monday, according to Clerk-Treasurer Alicia Collins. Continue reading
A North Judson woman is in jail after officers from the Starke County Major Crimes Unit conducted a drug investigation at a rural residence Thursday afternoon. Continue reading
The North Judson Police Department is hiring part-time and reserve officers. Applicants must be at least 21 with a valid driver’s license and have at least a high school diploma or GED. They must also be able to pass a drug screening and criminal background check and be permitted to carry a handgun through the State of Indiana. Continue reading
After a week on the job, North Judson Town Marshal John Ramos says he’s settling into the position. Continue reading
A North Judson man wanted on felony warrants from Illinois now faces charges in Starke County after a Wednesday night standoff with police. Continue reading
The North Judson Police Department had a busy month in June. Interim Town Marshal Frank Thomas reported last month’s police activity to the town council last week. Continue reading
The North Judson Police Department had a successful month in May. That’s according to Interim Town Marshal Frank Thomas. Continue reading
Those interested in becoming North Judson’s next town marshal have one more day to apply. The job became open last month, with the death of former marshal Doug Vessely on April 15. Since then, North Judson police officer Frank Thomas has been serving as interim marshal. Continue reading
The Town of North Judson is currently accepting applications for a new town marshal. Applications can be picked up at North Judson Town Hall and must be submitted by Friday, May 27. North Judson has been in the process of finding a replacement for former town marshal Doug Vessely, who died last month following a brief illness. Continue reading
The Town of North Judson is beginning the process of moving ahead, after the death of Town Marshal Doug Vessely last Friday. A moment of silence was observed at the beginning of a rescheduled town council meeting, Thursday. Continue reading
The Winamac man accused of leading police from multiple departments on a Wednesday afternoon high-speed chase and manhunt is facing several felony and misdemeanor charges in Starke County. Continue reading
The suspect in the Plymouth and North Judson Dollar General robberies was arrested last night in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Continue reading
The man accused of robbing four Northern Indiana stores, including Dollar Generals in Plymouth and North Judson, has been arrested. Continue reading
A Wednesday afternoon attempt by Knox Police to stop the driver of a stolen car turned into a high-speed chase and a manhunt. Officers tried to stop a black Honda Civic, driven by 27-year-old Daniel Allen of Winamac in the Water Street area, but he refused to cooperate. Continue reading
North Judson Police Officers following up on reports of illegal drug activity made two arrests at a Weninger Street home last week. Continue reading
North Judson Police are looking for a man who robbed a store Sunday evening and fled on foot. He went into the Dollar General on East Talmer Avenue around 4:45 p.m., according to police, waited until the clerk was alone, approached and demanded money. The clerk cooperated, and the man left. He did not display a weapon, and nobody was injured. Continue reading