Sheriff’s Department Catches Trespassing Suspect in Closet, Locate Meth


Starke County Police gave chase during a Thursday incident in North Judson.

According to information released by the Sheriff’s Department, officers were responding to a trespassing call in the 5-thousand South block of Detroiter Lane. After arriving on scene, a suspect was identified and was given an order to stop.

The suspect, 29-year-old Christopher Gross of Knox, allegedly ran into the residence. Authorities from North Judson and Knox assisted, but the Sheriff’s Department entered the home and found the subject inside a closet. According to the report, methamphetamine was lying next to Gross inside the closet.

He is being charged with Possession of Methamphetamine and Resisting Law Enforcement.

His bond has been set at $1,250.