Efforts to clean up Pulaski County continue to be hampered by a lack of manpower and outdated ordinances. That’s according to a discussion during last week’s advisory plan commission meeting.Continue reading
A Francesville resident was killed Wednesday morning, after reportedly being hit by an SUV while riding a bicycle. Pulaski County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to County Road 500 South west of U.S. 421 around 7:45 a.m.Continue reading
An 84-year-old man reported missing from Winamac has been found safe in Carroll County. A Silver Alert had been issued for James Edmund Kuhn. Sheriff Jeff Richwine said Monday evening that Kuhn appeared to be okay but will be checked out by EMS.
A woman was airlifted from the scene of a motorcycle accident that reportedly occurred in San Pierre shortly after 3:40 a.m. on Monday, June 3rd.
According to the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office, the crash happened in the area of CR 1400 W and CR 800 N.Continue reading
The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office is looking for someone who allegedly stole items out of a parked car on Friday afternoon. Officers say it happened around 12:15 at a factory in the 400 block of Rosser Drive in Winamac. The suspect reportedly left the area heading south on County Road 50 East.Continue reading
The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office sent out a news alert around 5 p.m. EST that stated the tornado sirens in Francesville have been activated due to an unconfirmed funnel cloud sighting.
Officials noted that the cell in question is reportedly located to the south/southwest of Francesville. However, no rotation has been confirmed. Continue reading
A house fire in rural Medaryville has claimed a life. The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office says it happened Monday afternoon around 2:30, in the 9000 block of County Road 300 North. When Medaryville firefighters arrived, they reportedly found a deceased victim inside the home. The victim’s name has not yet been released. The Sheriff’s Office is helping with the investigation.
The six-month long investigation into the death of 37-year-old Knox resident Barbara McCurdy continues.
As previously reported, McCurdy was initially reported missing on January 20th. The report indicated she was last seen last in Knox on January 14th, driving her black 2006 Chevy Cobalt. A missing person investigation ensued and McCurdy was eventually found deceased in her vehicle at a Winamac car dealership on February 2nd.
The Pulaski County Coroner’s ruling for the cause of death will be kept confidential while the death investigation remains ongoing. Continue reading
The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department is currently investigating a missing person case involving 78-year-old Raymond Arnold Duzan. Continue reading
Additional information about Friday’s successful search and rescue for Spencer Allen and his son has been released by the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office. Continue reading
Shortly after 12:30 a.m. EST on Saturday, Pulaski County Sheriff Jeff Richwine shared that both Spencer Allen and his 2-year-old son were found alive.
At the time of his post, they were being checked over by Pulaski County EMS. Sheriff Richwine expressed his gratitude to the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office for the use of their drone and thanked everyone who assisted in the search. Continue reading
Officers from the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office are holding a security and safety training workshop for places of worship. The facilitators will provide a forum for developing and implementing a plan to address safety needs at places of worship.
Keeping students safe continues to be a big concern in area schools. Indiana State Police visited Eastern Pulaski Schools last month to give teachers some classroom safety tips, according to Superintendent Dan Foster.
The investigation into the disappearance and death of 37-year-old Knox resident Barbara McCurdy continues.
Pulaski County Coroner John Behny reports that toxicology and autopsy tests have been conducted and the results are in. However, an official ruling for the cause and manner of death is pending the completion of the investigation. Continue reading
Drug-related crimes kept Pulaski County Sheriff’s Deputies busy this past weekend, according to Sheriff Jeff Richwine. “They served some search warrants, found a pretty big meth house,” he told the county commissioners Monday. “There were like 13 what they call one-pot labs in there. It took the State Police drug team almost seven hours to clean that mess up, and they arrested one or two people out of that. And then they got another person up at Monterey that was definitely selling meth.”
The Pulaski County Council has finalized some corrections to the county’s salary ordinance. That will mean raises for Sheriff Jeff Richwine, as well as the two full-time employees in the Community Development Commission.
Local school officials continue reevaluating their safety procedures, following last month’s school shooting in Florida. The Eastern Pulaski School Board got an update Monday from the corporation’s school safety specialists, Middle School Principal Ryan Dickinson and High School Principal Rick DeFries, along with Chris Schramm from the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office.
The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office has announced that the flood warnings for the Tippecanoe River, in the area above Winamac and the area near Ora, have been extended until further notice. Continue reading