The Starke County Sheriff’s Department may have another officer thanks to the COPS hiring grant.Continue reading
The Starke County Council members considered a proposal by Sheriff Bill Dulin concerning a pay phase-in policy for part-time staff members at the Starke County Justice Center.Continue reading
More details are being released in the shooting death of a Starke County man on Thanksgiving Day. Starke County Police say it was Randall Bailey’s 75th birthday, when he was shot to death by his wife’s nephew, James Campbell, 52.Continue reading
Members of the Starke County Mobile Response Team started training this week in order to help victims in overdose situations.Continue reading
James Runkle’s pickup truck has turned up in Minnesota, but police are still looking for the missing 56-year-old North Judson man. Starke County Sheriff Bill Dulin says that around 2:30 Sunday morning, Two Harbors, Minnesota Police reported finding Runkle’s truck near a public access site to Lake Superior.Continue reading
A meeting between the Starke County Prosecutor, the Sheriff and other County officials was arranged during this week’s Starke County Commissioners’ meeting.Continue reading
A 17-year-old South Bend girl is in stable condition, after a head-on crash in San Pierre Sunday morning. Starke County Sheriff Bill Dulin says it happened around 9:00 a.m. at U.S. 421 and Ann Street.Continue reading
Starke County Sheriff Bill Dulin presented an Incarcerated Offender Provider Agreement to the county commissioners Monday night.
Starke County Sheriff Bill Dulin and Starke County Court Services Director Shawn Mattraw will be applying for a grant to help address opioid use disorders and substance use disorders.Continue reading
A North Judson resident is in the Starke County Jail after a drug investigation by undercover narcotics officers.Continue reading
The Starke County Commissioners approved the third reading of the Alarm Systems Regulation Ordinance, thus adopting the measure.Continue reading
In an attempt to reduce the number and frequency of false police and fire alarms in residences and businesses in Starke County, an ordinance has been drafted to ensure registration and control of alarm systems for more safe and prompt and reliable dispatch of emergency personnel.Continue reading
Starting today, a handful of Starke County Justice Center trustees will be attending 12 weeks of welding training, with the opportunity to receive certification.
Program officials who were interviewed about this opportunity indicated that the training is being offered to not only give offenders a chance to prove their commitment to recovery and rehabilitation, but to also benefit the community.Continue reading
Four ordinances were reviewed by the Starke County Commissioners Monday night that deal with dogs running at large, alarm calls, barking dogs, and an amendment to the golf cart ordinance.Continue reading
Starke County Sheriff Bill Dulin asked the county council members last week to create new line items in the sheriff’s budget to ensure money is being deposited into separate accounts for different aspects at the sheriff’s department.Continue reading
Starke County Sheriff Bill Dulin presented several ordinance amendments to put more teeth into enforcement.Continue reading
When Indiana was hit hard with extremely low wind chills and frigid conditions on Wednesday, local authorities received a report of an unresponsive man being found on the ground in Koontz Lake.
The individual was revived at the scene but later passed away.Continue reading
Starke County Sheriff Bill Dulin will be presenting some updates on current ordinances, or new ordinances in some cases, to help put teeth into some of the calls that officers are constantly responding.Continue reading
Efforts to update Starke County’s computer aided dispatch system are getting support from Hamlet officials. The Sheriff’s Department’s new system is going to mean some additional costs for local communities, but Hamlet Town Council President Dave Kesvormas thinks it will be a good deal.Continue reading