A trial for a Winamac man charged with two counts of murder has been pushed to January 13, 2020 in Pulaski Circuit Court.Continue reading
A Medaryville man who was arrested in August of 2016 for his alleged involvement with a stabbing was sentenced in Pulaski County Circuit Court after a two-day sentencing hearing. Continue reading
The Medaryville Town Council members denied a claim this month, saying it’s not theirs to pay.
The man suspected of his involvement in a fatal house fire in Medaryville in the afternoon on Monday, Aug. 13 has been charged in the incident.
A man wanted on an active warrant out of Pulaski County was taken into custody Wednesday morning.
Around 10:30 a.m. officers with the Indiana State Police, Knox City Police, and Starke County Sheriff’s Departments were on South Fisher Street in Knox, apprehending the subject. Continue reading
As Pulaski County officials look at rearranging facilities at the Pulaski County Justice Center, a local volunteer is asking them to consider adding for a wood shop for jail inmates. Dr. Ed Hollenberg brought the idea to the county commissioners last week.
Additional court dates will be set on Monday, May 7, for a Winamac man charged with two counts of murder.
Ross Stacy, 32, was arrested on Saturday, March 10, as a suspect in the death of his father, 59-year-old Loss Stacy, and 56-year-old Mary Kurek, of Gary. Police say Kurek was the girlfriend of Loss Stacy.
A Medaryville man is in the Pulaski County Jail after allegedly getting into an altercation with an officer and then attempting to disarm him.
Police say a traffic stop was initiated in the Medaryville area late Tuesday evening where the driver was identified as 37-year-old Billy Crowe. He was found to be a habitual traffic violator, according to police.
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.
Four people were arrested on drug related charges after a traffic stop on Friday afternoon in the area of State Road 14 and County Road 100 W. in Pulaski County.
According to the arrest information, Ray Clemans, 60, of San Pierre, was arrested on a preliminary felony charge of maintaining a common nuisance, and misdemeanor charges of possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia.
Pulaski County Sheriff Jeff Richwine is seeking pay raises for some of his employees. During last week’s county council meeting, he asked if part-time dispatcher Susan Hemphill could be bumped up to a higher pay level. “She was a full-time dispatcher, left, and then came back as a part-time person,” Richwine explained. Continue reading
A new washing machine for the Pulaski County Jail will end up costing the county over $12,000.
Four people were arrested Tuesday afternoon following a search warrant at a residence in Medaryville.
According to Medaryville Town Marshal Dave Combs, Medaryville police received a complaint about suspicious activity at a home in the 100 E. block of Main Street. The homeowner reportedly told police that no one was to be at the home.
Pulaski County Jail inmates may soon be able to visit with family members using video technology.
The county commissioners agreed Tuesday to cover the cost of hepatitis shots for maintenance workers, at the request of Maintenance Supervisor Jeff Johnston.
“My folks work in the jail all the time,” he explained. “We’re back in the cell blocks. We’re in the kitchen. There’s always maintenance to do over there, things to fix. And there is a presence of hepatitis in the jail.” Continue reading
The woman who is connected to the murder of a Knox man in March is headed to trial on Oct. 11.
Augusta Hadden, 39, is charged with assisting a criminal. Court documents indicate she disposed of a cell phone out of a truck driven by Edward Blackburn after he allegedly shot and killed Cord Colgrove in North Judson on March 3rd. She remains in custody, but she is currently being held in the Pulaski County Jail.
Pulaski County should see some significant savings in its water bill this year, thanks to recent plumbing upgrades at the jail. Continue reading
The Pulaski County Sheriff’s K9 unit was instrumental in capturing a wanted felon.
On Friday, Feb. 27, deputies from the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department served an arrest warrant after receiving information that Donald Ray Fitch, 47, from Kentucky was living at a home south of Denham. When officers knocked on the door, Fitch refused to answer to police. According to a press release, officers gained entry into the home and Fitch surrendered when K9 Gil was deployed. Police say Fitch was found in a bedroom.
A not guilty plea was entered for Stanley Myers, 70, in an initial hearing in Pulaski County Circuit Court. He is charged with six counts of child molesting.
According to court documents, the Monterey man is accused of child molesting on six different occasions with six-year-old and seven-year-old children. The acts were allegedly committed over a period of time. Each incident reportedly occurred at a home on 750 North in Monterey.