A disturbance call to the Stay 4 Less Motel on U.S. 30 in Hamlet last night led to the arrests of two Knox women. According to a news release, deputies from the Starke County Sheriff’s and Knox Police Departments found items reported stolen from a Knox residence on Monday.
City police officers got a search warrant for the room and say they found an active methamphetamine lab. Crystal Singleston, 30, of Knox, and Alexis Houston, 24, of Knox, were both arrested. Police say Jason Cooke, 35, of Knox, fled into the adjacent woods before the officers arrived. Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to contact the Knox Police Department.