Two Knox men are jailed after deputies from the Starke County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant at a rural residence and found numerous stolen items. Clinton Wilcox, 21, and John M. Piper, Jr., 22, are both facing burglary, theft and receiving stolen property charges. They were arrested last Friday following an investigation into several recent break-ins in the Knox and Bass Lake areas. The officers reportedly found several stolen guns, coins, knives and electronics at a residence in the 6000 block of Toto Road. The Starke County Probation and Knox Police Departments assisted with the search.
Written by Mary Perren
WKVI News Director Mary Perren is glad to be back home in northern Indiana and on the radio. She’s a North Judson native with more than 20 years of news experience. She’s worked in print and radio news in Indianapolis, Hopkinsville, Ky., Nashville, Tenn. and most recently in Winamac before taking over as news director for Kankakee Valley Broadcasting in February of 2013. Her work has been honored by the Associated Press, StateNets News Association, Curb Foundation, Hoosier State Press Association and IBA. When she’s not sitting in the anchor chair or chasing down news, Mary enjoys shopping for antiques, attending concerts and taking long walks and rides in her vintage Saab convertible, weather permitting. She’s also a hopelessly devoted Chicago Cubs fanatic who still cringes at the mention of Steve Garvey and Josh Beckett and maintains it wasn’t Steve Bartman’s fault.