Efforts are reportedly being made to address the code violations at the Super Value Inn in Knox.Continue reading
The Knox Board of Works will get updates on code enforcement efforts at a number of properties this morning. The board had previously agreed to waive the fines on 253 West Locust Drive, if the owner could clean up the yard and remove vehicles and trailers by this past Monday.Continue reading
Knox Police arrested a pair of residents on drug charges Sunday after executing a search warrant at Super Value Inn on Danker Street as part of an ongoing narcotics investigation involving a tenant. Continue reading
A Knox man was arrested on Wednesday after Knox City Police and a Starke County Sheriff’s Department officer found drug-related items in his possession.
Police were called to the Super Value Inn in reference to a wanted person. Police saw the suspect, Matthew Hamilton, peeking out of a window at them from a room at the motel and asked him to open the door. He did and police ordered him to the ground. Police swept the room and found a bag of pills, a burnt spoon and hypodermic needles. Officers also found items reportedly used in the use of methamphetamine.
Hamilton, 22, was arrested on four active arrest warrants through Marshalll County and additional preliminary charges of Possession of Methamphetamine within 1,000 feet of a Family Housing Complex and Reckless Possession of Paraphernalia.
Knox City Police Department officers arrested Matthew Blount, 23, of Wheatfield and Erica Bailey, 21, of Knox on methamphetamine related charges Wednesday night.