From the North Judson Police Department:
01/01/12 A resident in the 100 block of Vine St. reported that she woke up and her friends that were over had left. She noticed $94.00 was missing from her wallet, a Kindle Reader and a friend’s iPod Touch was also missing. Both items and most of the cash have been recovered or located. This incident remains under investigation.
12/31/11 North Judson Police Officer Bill Scheiderer initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 200 block of Luken St. The driver Casey Jo White, 19, of Wanatah was arrested for Minor Consuming Alcohol.
12/30/11 A resident in the 100 block of Vine St. reported that some male friends were over at her house. When they left, she noticed some items missing. This incident is still being investigated.
12/27/11 North Judson Police Officer Bill Scheiderer initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 600 block of W. Talmer Ave. The driver of the vehicle Maria D. Paulson, 27, of North Judson was found to be driving with a suspended Driver License. Maria was issued a citation for the infraction.
12/27/11 North Judson Police Chief Doug Vessely investigated a property damage accident in the Dollar General parking lot. A vehicle driven by Willard M. Tharpe, Jr., of North Judson, stated that he was turning to park in a parking spot. Willard stated his vehicle slid due to the snow and slush and into a vehicle owned by Margaret and Samuel Whittington, also of North Judson. Samuel was sitting in the the passenger side seat. There were no injuries and Chief Vessely estimated the damage at $1,000.00.
12/31/11 Casey Jo White, 19, of Wanatah, IN arrested on a preliminary charge of Minor Consuming Alcohol.
From the Starke County Sheriff’s Department:
12/31/11 Kyle Wright, of Knox, told police that someone has been hammering on his windows at night.
12/30/11 A resident of the 3200 block of East 400 North in Hamlet told police that her grandson, Wade Berg, had been robbed and beaten.
12/30/11 A resident of the 8900 block of South Main Street in Ora told police that her father stole her Social Security Card and has been fraudulently using her benefits.
12/30/11 Pamela Smythe told police that her son, Ricky Macabee, had failed to return her vehicle after she had lent it to him.
12/29/11 A resident of the 800 block of South 200 East in Knox told police that someone had stolen items from his home and he believes most of the items are at the Pawn Shop in Knox.
12/29/11 A resident of the 8500 block of South 1100 West in San Pierre told police that a suspicious van had been driving by her residence with a video camera.
12/29/11 A resident of the 600 block of South Pearl Street in Knox told police that a male subject wearing all camouflage walked by his residence with a camera around his neck and a handgun in his hand.
12/29/11 A resident of the 3800 block of East Toto Road in Knox reported her purse had been stolen while she was at her brother’s home.
12/28/11 Timothy Knepp requested to file a report for battery while at his girlfriend’s residence in the Hamlet Apartments and advised he is wanted through Marshall County.
12/28/11 Jeffery Dixon of North Judson told police that several items including firearms had been stolen from his friend Joe’s residence.
12/28/11 A resident of the 800 block of South 200 East in Knox told police he came home to find several items missing from his home.
12/27/11 A resident of the 10300 block of West Ind. 10 in San Pierre reported someone has been calling him from an unknown number and threatening him.
12/26/11 A resident of the 9700 block of East 50 South in Knox told police that his neighbors have been out of town and he has seen people with flashlights coming from the home.
12/25/11 A resident of the 6100 block of South 600 East in Knox told police that he has been watching over his friend’s summer home at Bass Lake and he found the kitchen window of the home had been busted out.
12/25/11 Lois Baker of Knox told police that someone had stolen her Dyson vacuum cleaner from her home.
12/25/11 Shayla Howard of Grovertown reported that several subjects have been going inside the vacant house next door at night with flashlights.
12/31/11 Donald R. Benton, 42, of North Judson and Donald Ray Benton, 21, of North Judson by SCSD on charges of Intimidation.
12/30/11 Jason Alan Johnson, 39, of Grovertown.
12/30/11 Jeremy Adam Rowe, 33, of Hamlet and Randall Lee Rowe, 35, of Hamlet by SCSD.
12/29/11 Kurtis W. Singleton, 20, of Knox by SCSD: Receiving Stolen Property.
12/27/11 Ray Lewis Sexton, 40, of North Judson by SCSD following a report of several people lying on the floor of a man’s residence who had no idea why they were there or who they were.
12/27/11 Jason Clark Joseph, 36, of Knox by SCSD: Driving While Suspended, Possession of Chemical Reagents or Precursors.
12/25/11 Steven S. Benke, 32, of Rochester by SCSD following a call from Mark Little who advised that his sister, Amy Tharpe, had been battered by Benke.
12/25/11 Matthew P. Shively, 38, of Walkerton by SCSD following a call from Marlene Shively who reported that Matthew failed to return her child following visitation.
From the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department:
12/31/11 A caller in the Radioville area reported shots fired and she noticed holes in her house.
12/31/11 A caller in the Denham area told police that some unknown person(s) just attempted to open his back door and he saw flashlights in his barn.
12/31/11 A Winamac woman told police that there were trespassers hunting on his property and they have been told to leave and now her son has taken off after them to leave.
12/31/11 A minor property damage car accident was reported in the town of Winamac. No injuries were reported.
12/31/11 Good Oil in Winamac reported a drive-off in gas. Police found the subject who said he thought he paid for the gas with credit card – it must not have gone through. He returned to the business to pay for the fuel.
12/30/11 A Winamac man called police to report that he and his wife were sleeping and some unknown man was banging on the door asking to come inside. Police came out to the residence and found an intoxicated male at the residence and the man was taken to his sister’s house for the night.
12/30/11 A slide-off was reported on 125 S. just west of 200 West in Winamac. The driver was cited for not having a valid driver’s license. The vehicle was removed from the ditch and a licensed driver was notified to retrieve the vehicle.
12/30/11 A Denham resident called police to report that 12 guns have been stolen from his residence.
12/30/11 A caller advised police of a trailer fire and did not know if anyone was inside the trailer. The call came from a 9-1-1 transfer from Starke County, but the North Judson Fire Department was called to the scene.
12/28/11 A Beardstown resident told police that some unknown person just ran through the fence on his father’s property and someone has stolen things from the back of the residence.
12/28/11 A caller in the Radioville area told police that he has been watching his neighbor’s trailer for them and he noticed that someone has broke into it, cut the gas line and vandalized it.
12/27/11 A Medaryville resident called police to report a rollover accident. The car rolled into a ditch and a woman and two children are out of the vehicle and have minor injuries. They were taken to Pulaski Memorial Hospital for treatment.
12/27/11 A two car accident was reported in the Beardstown area. No injuries were reported but one of the drivers noticed that someone has broken through the fence on the property and the car isn’t there now.
12/27/11 Two vehicles slid in the ditch in the Medaryville area. The vehicles did not hit each other, but slid into the same ditch.
12/27/11 A caller in the Monterey area told police that his son rolled his truck into the ditch. The son is out of the vehicle and is not injured.
12/27/11 An SUV was reported to be in the ditch in the Medaryville area. No injuries or damage were reported.
12/27/11 The Monterey-Tippecanoe Township Fire Department was called to a small structure fire.
12/27/11 A one vehicle accident was reported with two people seriously hurt and one with minor injuries. The vehicle reportedly hit a tree.
12/26/11 A Radioville resident called police to report that the new lock he placed on his shed may be tampered with. The lock has been locked in an upside-down position.
12/26/11 A Star City woman told police that she had her dog on a leash on her property in the back yard and she was with the dog while she was in her wheelchair. Two dogs ran from the park and charged toward her dog and her dog lunged at the two dogs, causing her to flip out of her wheelchair. She was not seriously injured, but she told police that the dogs that ran from the park are always loose.
12/26/11 A Beardstown resident called police to report a break-in at their camper.
12/26/11 A Monterey resident said a Fed-Ex package was stolen from outside the residence. The complaintant’s Christmas gifts for the kids were in that package and Fed-Ex confirmed that the package was delivered on Thursday.
12/26/11 A car vs. deer accident was reported in the Francesville area. No injuries were reported.
12/26/11 A Medaryville resident reported the theft of her car. The vehicle was later found and somethings were missing from the interior of the vehicle.
01/12/12 Sarah Manns, 27, 437 Decker, Winamac, IN, arrested on an active arrest warrant.
12/30/11 Clarissa Canbu, 20, 1212 15th St., Belle Plaine, IA, arrested on a preliminary charge of Minor Consumption. Discharged 12/31/11
12/30/11 Andrew Wireman, 25, 211 E. Oak St., Rensselaer, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Furnishing Alcohol to a Minor. Discharged 12/30/11
12/29/11 Steven Casey, 32, 314 W. Angelica Blvd., South Bend, IN, arrested on preliminary charges of Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Paraphernalia. Discharged 12/30/11
12/29/11 Kirk Ingram, 50, 3702 E. State Road 14, Winamac, IN, arrested on an active arrest warrant for Failure to Appear – Child Support.
12/28/11 David Considine, 4455 S. 300 W., San Pierre, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Habitual Traffic Violator. Discharged 01/01/12
12/28/11 Darrin Lambert, 43, 7310 W. 725 N. Winamac, IN, arrested on an active arrest warrant. Discharged 12/29/11
12/27/11 John Grigsby, 20, 611 E. 2nd St., Reynolds, IN, arrested on an active arrest warrant. Discharged 12/27/11
12/27/11 Joseph Shepperd, 26, 15763 W. 200 N., Medaryville, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated. Discharged 12/27/11
From the Knox City Police Department:
12/27/11 Dave Schuster told police that a vehicle property damage accident was reported in the area of Pacific Avenue and Bender Street. The vehicle, driven by a 17-year-old Knox resident, was taken without permission and he had wrecked the vehicle. He had driven into a NIPSCO pole. The driver’s sister, Jessenia Delapaz, 19, initially told police that she drove the vehicle, but as the police investigated the scene, police learned that her brother actually drove the vehicle. The driver was given a citation for Operator Never Licensed.
12/30/11 David Paul Howard, 28, 3025 S. 200 E., Knox, IN, arrested on preliminary charges of Theft, Trespass and Criminal Mischief.
12/30/11 Robert Wisilinski, 64, 603 S. Heaton St., Knox, IN, arrested on preliminary charges of Intimidation and two counts of Possession of a Throwing Star.
12/28/11 A juvenile was arrested on a preliminary charge of Conversion.