Police Reports are simply a record that an arrest has been made and are not an indication of guilt or innocence.
From the North Judson Police Department:
08/07/11 A San Pierre resident reported to North Judson Police that he had $56.00 cash and a prescription bottle of medicine taken from his vehicle while it was parked at a local business on Saturday afternoon. The owner advised the doors were unlocked and the windows were down.
08/5/11 A resident in the 300 Block of Jones Street reported to North Judson Police the theft of a Black 26” Huffy Bicycle.
08/05/11 North Judson Police responded to a report of a hit and run accident on Schricker Avenue in front of Subway around 10:00 p.m. The vehicle struck a utility pole. North Judson Officer Skip Tomasko later located the suspect and vehicle south on State Road 39 after it went into a ditch and drove through a yard in the 6800 South Block of State Road 39. Arrested and charged with leaving the scene of a property damage accident and with Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated, was 21 year old Michael A. Brown II, of North Judson.
08/04/11 Several mailboxes were damaged in the North Judson area overnight. Patio furniture was also reported taken, a street sign was damaged, and a local business’ dumpster had items removed and scattered around the parking lot. North Judson Police believe the culprits to be juveniles. Police request you call (574) 772-5914 if you see kids out and about the area after curfew.
08/03/11 A Battery incident was reported to North Judson Police in reference to a juvenile male being battered by an 18 year old man. North Judson Officers Bill Scheiderer and Kelly Fisher are investigating and a complete report was provided to the Starke County Prosecutor for charges.
08/01/11 North Judson Police were called to the 300 Block of Main Street in reference to a missing 9mm handgun. North Judson Chief Deputy Joe Budner is investigating the incident.
08/01/11 In the early morning hours, North Judson Police interrupted an attempted theft of a pop machine in the 300 Block of Lane Street. A smaller maroon pickup was reported to have fled the scene. The incident remains under investigation
08/05/11 Michael A. Brown II, 21, 8880 S. State Road 39, North Judson arrested for Leaving the Scene of a Property Damage Accident and O.V.W.I.
From the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department:
08/07/11 Officers investigated a roll-over accident outside of Francesville involving two vehicles. One vehicle was rolled on its top. No injuries were reported.
08/07/11 A Winamac resident called police to report a house fire. A power line fell on the neighbor’s residence. The Winamac Fire Department was called to the scene.
08/07/11 An employee at a Winamac business reported a drive-off $20 in gas.
08/06/11 Police were notified of a strong smell believed to be meth in the Monterey area.
08/06/11 A Cass Township resident reported the theft of a “junk truck” from his property.
08/05/11 A caller south of San Pierre called police to report that some unknown person(s) went through his pasture and fences. The person(s) broke off eight fence posts. The subject did replace some of the fence so his animals would not leave the area. Car pieces were found laying on the ground.
08/05/11 A Francesville resident reported a fight involving 15 juveniles. Police investigated and found that some were residents of Francesville and others were from Medaryville. They were all ordered to return to their homes.
08/04/11 The Sheriff’s Department was called to an accident in the Francesville area where a gravel truck rolled over in a ditch. The driver was trapped in the vehicle. Poles were hit and lines were down.
08/04/11 A Winamac reported the theft of items from a residence that is being rented.
08/04/11 An employee at a Winamac gas station reported that a semi drove off from the gas pumps without paying. The theft was $336 in diesel fuel.
08/04/11 A resident in the Beardstown area reported that a young boy was stopping vehicles asking for money.
08/03/11 A Winamac business reported the theft of items.
08/02/11 A Monterey resident reported a break-in.
08/01/11 A resident in the Beardstown area reported the theft of scrap metal.
08/01/11 Police were called to an accident in which the driver hit the caller’s garage. No injuries were reported.
08/06/11 Cody Hendrickson, 19, 5880 Attucks Circle, Plainfield, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Leaving the Scene of an Accident. Discharges 08/06/11
08/05/11 Daryl Gilbert, 47, 763 Govomer Rd. Valparaiso, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Resisting Law Enforcement. Discharged 08/06/11
08/05/11 Clay Daniel Lovely, 30, 202 E. Weninger St., North Judson, IN, arrested on preliminary charges of Resisting Law Enforcement, Burglary and Driving While Suspended.
08/05/11 Bryan Henke, 30, 109 S. Prebo St., Medaryville, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Burglary.
08/05/11 Randall Grigsby, 21, 8965 S. 1200 W. Francesville, IN, arrested on an active arrest warrant.
08/04/11 Lorenzo Lopez, 41, 2233 N. Michigan Rd., Lafayette, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated.
08/04/11 William Spenser, 22, 214 Franklin St., Apt. B., Winamac, IN, arrested on a bench warrant. 08/05/11
08/03/11 Benjamin Fitch, 30, 3073 N. 1300 W., Medaryville, IN, arrested on a bench warrant. Discharged 08/04/11
08/02/11 Jeffrey Taylor, 24, 201 Jefferson, Crawfordsville, IN, arrested on an active arrest warrant.
08/03/11 The Winamac Police Department was called to an accident at the corner of US 35 and Pearl Street. According to the report, Lola Pletka of Winamac was turning onto US 35 off Pearl Street when she hit Joan Drach who was crossing the street. Drach told police she was trying to rush to cross the street and was hit by Pletka. Drach was injured and was transported to Pulaski Memorial Hospital.
From the Knox City Police Department:
08/07/11 Alisha Bradney reported the theft of an iPod.
08/04/11 A employee from M&M Auto reported that some unknown person(s) attempted to gain entry into a Pepsi pop machine that sits out front of the business.
08/04/11 Doug Cassel reported the theft of two steel doors and 75 feet of copper wire from a job site.
08/02/11 Roger Fisher of Knox reported the theft of items from a rental property.
08/08/11 Clayton Charles Reiss, 31, 1645 S. 300 E., Knox, IN arrested on a preliminary charge of Driving While Suspended (Prior).
08/07/11 Joel Solis, 19, 2811 Applewood Ave., Plymouth, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Illegal Possession.
Rachel Agee, 18, no address given, arrested on a preliminary charge of Illegal Possession.
Ricahrd Emanuel Clark, Jr., 20, 6035 S. 200 E., Knox, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Illegal Possession.
Destiny Hamm, 20, no address given, arrested on a preliminary charge of Illegal Possession.
08/05/11 Cheyenne N. Tolson, 20, 5907 S. U Road, North Judson, IN, arrested on an active arrest warrant for Failure to Appear in Knox City Court.
08/04/11 Erica Lee Abraham, 23, 712 E. Lake St., Knox, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Theft.
James Allen Mueller, 25, 712 E. Lake St., Knox, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Assisting a Criminal.
08/03/11 Monica Shively, 1360 S. 250 E., Knox, IN, arrested on preliminary charges of Possession of Marijuana, Possession of a Controlled Substance and Conversion.
08/02/11 James R. Klein, 25, 3520 E. 400 S., Knox, IN, arrested on charges of False Reporting, Operator Never Licensed and Resisting Law Enforcement.
08/02/11 William Prater, 29, 5412 S. 250 W., North Judson, IN, arrested on preliminary charges of Conversion and Possession of a Controlled Substance.
08/01/11 Stacy Krout, 40, 503 E. St. Louis St., Knox, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Disorderly Conduct.
From the Starke County Sheriff’s Department:
08/07/11 A Walkerton resident reported the theft of his daughter’s vehicle. He suspects her boyfriend took it.
08/06/11 A resident in the Bass Lake area called police to report that some unknown person(s) threw something at his vehicle while he was driving on State Road 10 East of Bass Lake. The object shattered his windshield.
08/06/11 A resident in the 1800 block of N. 300 E. in Knox reported that someone just hit his mailbox.
08/05/11 A Starke County unit advised that he is on his way to assist Pulaski County officers in the Monterey area. They received a call of a strong odor of ether and requested assistance.
08/05/11 A resident in the 1700 block of S. 300 E. in Knox reported the theft of a dirt bike.
08/05/11 A resident in the 10400 block of E. State Road 23 in Walkerton told police that someone took money out of his wallet.
08/04/11 A resident in the 800 block of N. 1025 E. in Knox reported that his mailbox was blown apart.
08/03/11 A North Judson resident reported that a female subject stole two yellow parking bumpers from the Knox park and she knows where the bumpers are.
08/03/11 A Walkerton resident reported the theft of his garbage can.
08/05/11 Renee Craig, 35, of Grovertown, IN, arrested on an active arrest warrant.
08/03/11 Eric B. Richardson, 32, 3030 S. 200 E., Knox, IN, arrested on a Failure to Appear warrant.
08/07/11 Three people were injured after a two vehicle accident in front of the Grovertown Truck Stop. The report states that Patrick Nelson 47, of Crown Point, Indiana was traveling west on US 30 when Wayne L. Patton, 81, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota pulled out of the truck stop and into his path of travel. He told police that he tried to brake and steer away from the impact but couldn’t because of the wet pavement. Patton was trapped in the vehicle and told police that he could only remember pulling out of the truck stop and did not know what happened after that. A passenger in Patton’s vehicle, Betty Halverson, 80, was also injured.