A Merrillville couple faces drug charges in Starke County following a multi-agency meth bust in Koontz Lake Monday evening. Deputies from the Starke County Sheriff’s Office responded to a complaint of drug activity at a Eureka Street residence around 5:15 p.m., according to a news release. Continue reading
Carter Scutchfield pleaded guilty to an amended charge of receiving stolen auto parts as a Class D felony. The sentence was presented as an agreed recommendation to Judge Kim Hall. Per that recommendation, Scutchfield was sentenced to 26 months in the Indiana Department of Corrections with no part of the sentence suspended.
A Winamac man was arrested last week after he was found to be operating a vehicle as a Habitual Traffic Violator.
An officer from the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department saw a car driven by Jonathan Adriano, 29, who disregarded a red light on a traffic signal while traveling north on Pioneer Drive and U.S. 30 outside of Plymouth. The officer conducted a traffic stop and found that Adriano was operating as a Habitual Traffic Violator and he was wanted on a warrant out of Panama City, Fla.