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Pulaski County Sheriff Reports Increase In Heroin Activity

Published: October 4th, 2012

The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department has investigated several cases in recent weeks that involve a drug that hasn’t been known to be in the area for a while: heroin.

Pulaski County Sheriff Michael Gayer says heroin is a pricey drug and is not as obtainable as some of the other drugs that deputies have been confiscating from criminals.

“We’re still dealing with the prescription pill epidemic, methamphetamine and marijuana, but now here within the last couple of weeks, my officers have dealt with a couple of scenarios in which heroin has surfaced,” explained Gayer.

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Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department Investigates Death of 19-Year-Old

Published: October 2nd, 2012

A death investigation is being conducted by the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department.

On Saturday evening, Pulaski County EMS and deputies were called to 518 W. Montgomery St. in Francesville for a man who was not breathing. Nineteen-year-old Devin Holbrook and 32-year-old Anthony Gentry were working on landscaping at the house and Holbrook reportedly made the comment that he wasn’t feeling well. The pair went into the house to watch television and Holbrook fell asleep in the chair. When Gentry went to wake up Holbrook, he found that Holbrook wasn’t breathing and his lips were blue. Gentry began CPR and told his mother to call 9-1-1.

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Brutal Battery Under Investigation In Pulaski County

Published: October 2nd, 2012

The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a brutal battery incident that occurred Saturday night.

Officers and the Pulaski County EMS were called to a residence on State Road 14 in Winamac after a woman had called requesting medical attention. She said her ex-boyfriend, James Penicaro, held her against her will for two hours. When emergency personnel arrived on scene, they found the woman severely beaten with injuries to her face and head and other minor injuries to the rest of her body.

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Police Reports

Published: October 1st, 2012

Pulaski County Sheriff's Department

From the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department:

Incidents:
09/30/12 The Monterey Fire Department was called to assist in putting out a fire in a corn field in Fulton County.

09/29/12 Pulaski officers and detectives were called to a domestic battery incident in Winamac.

09/29/12 Police were called to the Tippecanoe campground in reference to an intoxicated person.

09/29/12 Medaryville police were called to the Marathon gas station on a call of a minor property damage accident.

09/29/12 Winamac police investigated an accident where a motorcyclist flipped his motorcycle in the Winamac Town Park.

09/29/12 A Kewanna man called police saying that his wife brought him out dinner when he was farming in the field and when they returned to the house, one of their pigs was dead in their driveway. He stated that there is no way the pig could have gotten out on its own as all fences are secure.

09/28/12 A Pulaski County deputy was passed by a vehicle going 93 mph and was in pursuit with the vehicle. The officer lost sight of the vehicle when it turned onto U.S. 421.

09/27/12 A Winamac police officer was called to a residence on Market Street on a report that two little children were running out in front of cars.

09/26/12 A Winamac woman called police to report several horses in the roadway.

09/26/12 A Kewanna man called police to report the theft of his credit card and someone is charging things on it.

09/26/12 A farmer in Medaryville reported his seed tender, motor and battery stolen.

09/26/12 The Winamac Fire Department was called to a fire after a piece of farm machinery malfunctioned. The field also started on fire.

09/26/12 A Winamac resident complained about a scam. The caller said that her grandmother received a phone call from a man claiming her grandson. The caller kept saying that he wrecked his car and was in Quebec, Canada and needs money immediately. The caller was asked several questions that could not be answered so the man hung up. The Sheriff’s Department confirmed that this is a scam. Do not give out any money unless you know who it is going to. If you receive a similar call, ask the caller for a number to call back to confirm the incident.

09/26/12 The Medaryville Fire Department was called to an unattended fire.

09/24/12 An employee at a gas station in Medaryville told police that four males in a pickup came inside the store and one stole a candy bar. The employee told the suspect that the police would be called to the scene if the candy car was not returned. The candy car was returned and then the suspects started yelling at the employee. One was waving a lock stick at the complaintant. They soon took off in the truck. The employee noted that it is unknown if anything else was taken.

09/24/12 Winamac police were notified of a break-in. The caller stated that someone broke in and took his X-Box 360, the controller and all of the cords. The games were left at the residence.

09/24/12 The Winamac Fire Department was called to a small fire along a ditch line. It was determined to be an illegal burn and this case remains under investigation.

Arrests:
09/28/12 Terry Lee Iverson, Jr., 26, of Star City, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Driving While Suspended-Prior Suspension within 10 Years.

09/26/12 Clifford J. Cole, 29, North Judson, IN, arrested on an active arrest warrant.

09/25/12 Franklin P. Nielson, 51, of Medaryville, IN, arrested on preliminary charges of Driving While Suspended-Conviction of Criminal Offense and Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated-Prior.

From the Knox City Police Department:

Incidents:
10/02/12 Police were called to the Zingo gas station on a report that a driver left without paying for $51.00 in gas.

09/30/12 Brandi Miller reported the theft of two bikes; one was a purple girls mountain bike and a 20” black boys bike with red lettering. The purple one has since been recovered.

09/29/12 Jamie Messer told police that a 42” flat screen TV stolen, along with a Sony Playstation PS3 and video games. The TV has since been recovered, but the other items are still missing.

09/28/12 Valerie Cooke called police to report damage to the hubcaps on her car.

09/27/12 Michael Campbell reported the theft of a rifle from his home.

09/27/12 Knox High School Assistant Principal Michael Bendicsen called police after he found what he believed to be marijuana near a door of the high school.

09/27/12 Bobbie Barnett reported the theft of her purse and authorized use of a card.

09/26/12 A bicycle was stolen from Deborah Scott’s residence.

09/26/12 Loren Hillier called police for a theft report. A push mower was stolen from the property.

09/26/12 Minia Jones found that two windows had been broken out of her house and a baby swing stolen from a swing set.

09/26/12 Shauna Kidder-Haas reported the theft of her bicycle.

09/26/12 Kristin Sanders called police after she had found several items missing from her unlocked car.

09/25/12 Sadie Timm found someone had been rummaging through her vehicle overnight and a bag of welding materials were stolen.

09/24/12 Alecia Bradley told police that she walked out to her car and the driver’s side door was wide open. Some unknown person(s) had moved the items from her trunk to the back seat and her purse was sitting on the driver’s side door. The suspects caused damage to the ignition switch as they tried to place something into the ignition switch to start the car. She did not have her car locked. Nothing was missing from the vehicle.

Arrests:
09/30/12 Michael Bundy, 22, 11508 E. 150 S., Culver, IN, arrested on an active arrest warrant for Theft.

09/30/12 Fred Didden, 37, 1003 E. Culver Rd., Knox, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Domestic Battery.

09/30/2012 Janelle Watkins, 24, 260 Henry Dr., Knox, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated.

09/28/12 A juvenile was arrested on a Disorderly Conduct charge.
Deanne Kuknyo, 40, 704 S. Main St., Knox, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Disorderly Conduct.

09/26/12 Brenda J. Patrick, 314 Railroad St., Hamlet, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Theft.

North Judson Police Department

From the North Judson Police Department:

Incidents:
09/30/12 North Judson police responded to a domestic dispute on Laurel Street. The parties were separated and each were given an opportunity to retrieve personal belongings.

09/29/12 A friend of a resident in the 300 block of Franklin Street reported to North Judson Police that her show dog, an English Bulldog, was attacked by a neighbor’s dog. The Bulldog had two puncture wounds on its back and scratch marks on its face. After a brief investigation, the owner whose dog was the aggressor was issued a Town of North Judson Ordinance Citation for an unlicensed animal within the town. The incident is still under investigation.

09/28/12 A resident in the 400 block of Main Street reported that a relative of his is harassing his wife. The North Judson Police Officer was not able to locate the relative.

09/26/12 North Judson Police Officer Darren Conley located a wanted subject at a residence in the 3000 block of 625 South. Clifford J. Cole, 29, of North Judson, was arrested for two outstanding warrants for Failure to Appear out of Pulaski County. He was transported to the Pulaski County line and turned over to Pulaski County deputies.

09/24/12 The North Judson Police Department responded to a hit and run property damage accident in the parking lot of CVS around 11:00 a.m. A 2003 Chevy Tahoe, that was parked in the lot, was struck by another unknown vehicle that fled the scene. North Judson Officer Todd Keen checked the area and could not locate the suspect vehicle. Officer Keen estimated the damage over $1,000. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the North Judson Police Department at (574) 772-5914.

Arrests:
09/26/12 Clifford J. Cole, 29, 2340 S. 250 W., North Judson, IN, arrested on two Pulaski County warrants for Failure to Appear.

Pulaski Co. Sheriff’s Dept. To Upgrade Jail Technology, Website

Published: October 1st, 2012

Pulaski County SHeriff'

The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department has improved its technology in the jail. Jail Commander Phil Cherry talks about the upgrade.

“We just implemented a new jail management system and it’s called JailTracker,” explained Cherry. “It provides us here in the jail with a lot more detailed information with regards to the movement of our inmates. That includes med passing, programming and head counts. We do a head count at lock-down and it gives us an actual physical count of the inmates in the jail. It’s enabled us to almost go paper-free.”

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Two Arrested For Possession in Pulaski County

Published: September 25th, 2012

Pulaski County police arrested two people after police found them to be in possession of drugs.

A call had been placed to police about an alleged harassment in the area of Maple and National streets in Medaryville and a vehicle description was given of the suspects involved. Police found the vehicle at the Family Express parking lot. The officer approached the vehicle and immediately noticed the odor of burnt marijuana.

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Morocco Man Arrested For OVWI in Pulaski County

Published: September 25th, 2012
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A Morocco man was arrested in Pulaski County on Friday after a two-vehicle accident.

Charles Cranmer was reportedly traveling at a high rate of speed when approaching the intersection of U.S. 421 and State Road 14. The officer who was in the area observed Cranmer hit a vehicle in front of him. As the officer pulled over to investigate the scene, he saw Cranmer leave his vehicle and stumble toward the officer. He told the officer that his brakes went out.

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Police Reports

Published: September 24th, 2012
Doug Vessely

North Judson Town Marshal Doug Vessely

From the North Judson Police Department:

Incidents:
09/23/12 In the early morning hours, officers responded to call that a woman needed assistance in the area of the 400 Block of East Talmer Avenue. A woman and her child had driven to town for help. After an investigation by North Judson Police Officer Darren Conley and Starke County Deputy Sheriff Rob Gray, a domestic battery arrest was made.

09/20/12 A property damage accident took place in the North Judson Elementary School parking lot after school. North Judson Police Chief Deputy Joe Budner investigated the incident and estimated damages close to $1,500. While pulling out of the parking lot, Elizabeth Trent of North Judson, backed into a parked car. No injuries were reported.

09/20/12 A traffic stop in the area of 625 South and 300 West led to the arrest of Ivan J. Sandlin, 29, of Demotte. He was arrested for Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated and Driving while Suspended. He also had two Jasper County warrants.

09/19/12 Criminal mischief activity was reported in the 300 Block of Schricker Avenue when two tires were noticed slashed sometime between 2:00 and 5:00 a.m. North Judson Police continue the investigation.

09/19/12 A minor property damage accident occurred in the North Judson Middle School parking lot around 6:30 p.m. Kerri Bailey of Knox was backing out of a parking space and backed into another vehicle. The driver of the other vehicle was Aleshia Hubbard of Culver. North Judson Officer Frank Thomas investigated the incident and he estimated damages at over $1,000. No injuries were reported.

09/18/12 – A gas grill was taken from a home in the 100 Block of Lane Street. At around 4:30 a.m., the homeowner heard noises and then discovered the grill missing later that morning.

09/17/12 Two people were arrested following a traffic stop in North Judson Monday night when North Judson officers observed a vehicle being driven by a known driver with a suspended driver’s license. A traffic stop was conducted and Randy Stone was arrested on a preliminary charge of Driving While Suspended-Prior. During the course of the traffic stop, a search was performed and drugs were allegedly found inside the vehicle. Stone, 43, of Wheatfield, was additionally charged with Possession of Methamphetamine. A passenger in the vehicle, Patricia Vega, 48, of North Judson, was also arrested on preliminary charges of Possession of Methamphetamine, and Possession of a Legend Drug. The vehicle was impounded for false and fictitious plates.

09/17/12 Police took a theft report in the 300 Block of George Street involving the theft of some rims and tires. The homeowner believes he knows where the rims and tires are. This remains under investigation.

Arrests:
09/23/12 Rickey H. Waldrop , Jr., 37, 5088 S. U Road, North Judson, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Domestic Battery.

09/21/12 Ivan J. Sandlin, 29, 2649 Bermuda Dr., Demotte, IN arrested on preliminary charges of Driving while Suspended, Operating a Vehicle while Intoxicated and two Jasper County warrants.

09/17/12 Randall S. Stone, 43, 6066 N. 250 E., Wheatfield , IN arrested on preliminary charges of Possession of Methamphetamine and Driving While Suspended Prior.

09/17/12 Patricia A. Vega, 48, 5371 South A Street, North Judson, IN, arrested on preliminary charges of Possession of Methamphetamine and Possession of a Legend Drug.

Pulaski County Sheriff Michael Gayer

From the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department:

Incidents:
09/23/12 A gas leak occurred in downtown Winamac. NIPSCO was called and officials from the 1st Source Bank were called to help get into the building as the leak originated from there.

09/23/12 Pulaski County police were called to an altercation at a bar in Medaryville. A man and his fiance were in an argument and she allegedly pushed him. That resulted in him being told to leave the establishment. He told police that he was stranded outside the bar. When police investigated the incident further, they found that the complaintant was in violation of his probation or parole and was arrested.

09/22/12 A car vs deer accident occurred on State Road 39 north of the White County line. No injuries were reported.

09/22/12 The postmaster called police to report a vehicle parked in the tow zone and blocking access to the post office for the mail truck. Owner could not be found right away and the postmaster said that she will work around the vehicle for now. A note was left on the vehicle that it needs to be moved and failure to move the truck will result in a tow.

09/22/12 A Winamac resident told police that some unknown person(s) broke his door and gained entry into his home.

09/22/12 A Winamac man reportedly fell down a well and was stuck. There is no water in the well, but he is injured. The man was rescued from the well with no other complications.

09/22/12 Pulaski County police were called out to a report that four kids were breaking out windows in an empty story block house.

09/21/12 A Winamac resident told police that some old farm equipment on his property has been cut up and taken away. Some unknown person(s) are scrapping the material without consent.

09/21/12 A resident of 575 W. complained that someone bought the 40 acres next to him and is building a firing range. He said he is afraid for he and his family’s safety.

09/17/12 A Medaryville resident reported the theft of a garbage can.

09/17/12 Winamac police were called to the scene of a break-in where the homeowner reported the theft of a TV and other items.

Arrests:
09/22/12 Shannon Marie Conley, 32, of Wheatfield, IN, arrested on an active arrest warrant for Failure to Appear.

09/21/12 Charles Cranmer, 19, arrested on preliminary charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance, Reckless Driving, Driving While Suspended-Prior, Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated-Endangerment.

09/20/12 James Aubry McWhorter, 18, of Wheatfield, IN, arrested on preliminary charges of Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Paraphernalia.

09/20/12 Joshua A. Messinio, 18, of Wheatfield, IN, arrested on preliminary charges of Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Paraphernalia.

09/19/12 Scott Alan Campbell, 41, of Winamac, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Theft.

09/19/12 Steven Bryan Ford, Jr., 22, of Rochester, IN, arrested on a body attachment.

09/17/12 Kimberly Whited, 41, of Francesville, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated-Prior and Possession of a Controlled Substance.

Knox City Police Chief Clint Norem

From the Knox City Police Department:

Incidents:
09/23/12 Joanne Deming called police to report that she found a bicycle in her yard.

09/23/12 Orlean Janasz found her son’s residence had been broken into. The back window was open and two packages that had been left outside were now inside the residence and opened. The contents were stolen. A witness reportedly saw a man climb into the window and a description was given to police.

09/23/12 Knox police were called to a home on Lake St. The owners found a girls bike in their yard that did not belong to them.

09/19/12 Garrel Cole advised police of a vandalism. Words in red paint were visible on a wooden privacy fence that faced the alley on 203 S. Heaton Street.

09/18/12 Carlin Manns and Todd Fisher reported damage to a vehicle. The passenger outside mirror was broken off and there were several scratches made beneath the driver’s outside mirror.

09/17/12 An employee at the Next Door Food Store on U.S. 35 and Lake Street reported a drive-off of $100 in gas.

Arrests:
09/22/12 Nathan White, 33, 311 S. Ruthie Dr. #2, Knox, IN, arrested on preliminary charges of Possession of Marijuana and Driving While Suspended-Prior.

Sheriff Oscar Cowen

Sheriff Oscar Cowen

From the Starke County Sheriff’s Department:

Incidents

09/18/12 – A resident of the 1600 block of Fernwood Drive in Knox told police that a contractor had scammed him.

09/18/12 – A caller told police that he had found several empty blister packs of cold medication near county roads 700 East and 100 North.

09/19/12 – A resident of the 3600 block of East Debby Drive in Knox told police she was a victim of fraud.

09/19/12 – A resident of the 6900 block of East Toto Road in Knox reported his neighbor had seen kids had run out of his residence while he was on vacation.

09/19/12 – A gun was reportedly stolen from a residence in the 4600 block of North 500 East in Knox.

09/20/12- A woman from the 2100 lock of East 400 South in Knox told police that several items had been stolen from her home.

09/21/12 – Someone kicked in the door of a residence in the 2100 block of North Range Road in Knox.

09/22/12 – A resident of the 11600 block of East South Avenue in Walkerton told police that someone had slashed the tires on his car and truck.

09/22/12 – A caller from the 6900 block of East 25 North in Knox told police that someone had stolen her Craftsman powerwasher from her front deck.

09/22/12 – A 12-year-old was admitted to the emergency room for a gunshot wound to the hand that reportedly happened while target practicing

09/22/12 – Two limestone heads were reportedly stolen from a residence in the 8200 block of South U.S. 421 in San Pierre.

09/23/12 – The mailbox of a residence in the 7700 block of South 100 West in North Judson was reportedly smashed with a pumpkin.

09/23/12 – Jessica Waldrop of North Judson told police she had been battered by a male subject.

09/24/12 – A caller told police that someone had broken into buildings near the intersection of U.S. 30 and State Road 23 in Grovertown.

09/24/12 – A resident of the 7600 block of South 700 East in Knox told police that his neighbors were throwing human feces over the fence into her yard.

09/24/12 – Shermetta Gastineau of Rensselaer told police her vehicle had been hit in the parking lot of Dooley’s in San Pierre but the other vehicle had driven off.

09/25/12 – A man told police he had been chased down the street on South 300 East in Knox

09/25/12 – A resident of the 4900 block of North Ohio Street in Grovertown told police that someone had hit his building with a vehicle..

Arrests

09/18/2012 – Jack P. Stoddard, 27, of Knox: Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated after he reportedly drove into a ditch near county roads 25 North and 600 East near Knox.

09/19/12 – Stanley Kazimirz Dunkler, 70, of Knox: Domestic Battery.

09/20/12 – Joseph R. McKeehan, 28, of Walkerton.

09/20/12 – Police arrested Edith J. Cooper, 61, of San Pierre and Michael Scott Herma, 50, of San Pierre after they were found to be driving under the influence of alcohol.

09/20/12 – Steven Howard Dickerhodd, 28, of Peru: Possession of Marijuana Over 30 Grams.

09/20/12 – Jonathan Cortez, 22, of North Judson and Brandon Scot Zachary, 19 of North Judson were arrested after a woman advised her home had been broken into and she had seen them on the property.

09/25/12 – Jerry Alan Lempke, 42, of Walkerton: Domestic Battery.

Two Winamac Men Arrested After Threatening Police

Published: September 18th, 2012

Two Winamac residents were arrested after resisting law enforcement and threatening the police on Sunday.

Pulaski County police received a noise complaint at 310 North and 300 West and, when they arrived at the location, several people fled the area. One officer was approached by a man later identified as Mitchel Shidler and began talking to him about what was going on at that location. As the conversation went on, the officer noted in his report that Shidler became a little more agitated. It got to the point where he was reportedly combative and was tased by the officer to get him to comply to the command of putting his hands behind his back. He was taken into custody.

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Police Reports

Published: September 17th, 2012

North Judson Police Department

From the North Judson Police Department:

Incidents:
09/15/12 After responding to a reckless driving complaint in the 400 Block of High Street, the North Judson Police located the vehicle and a uniform traffic ticket was issued to the driver.

09/15/12 While on patrol in the 3000 block of Second Street, officers located subjects who admitted setting of fireworks earlier, resulting in a complaint. They were advised to halt or be issued an ordinance violation. No fireworks were ignited in the presence of the Officer. Fireworks may only be ignited five days prior to the Fourth of July, July 4th, five days after July 4th, and New Year’s Eve.

09/13/12 A resident in the 500 block of Keller Avenue reported to North Judson Police a Domestic complaint. The Officer checked the area and was not able to locate anyone.

09/13/12 North Judson Police Officer Frank Thomas performed a traffic stop on a vehicle without a license plate. The passenger of the vehicle, Beth Ann Fisher, 48, of North Judson, was found to have an outstanding warrant from Pulaski County. She was arrested and transported to the county line. Fisher was turned over to a Pulaski County Deputy at that time.

09/12/12 North Judson Police Officer Darren Conley performed a traffic stop on a vehicle. The driver of the vehicle, Seth Allen Terry, 34, of North Judson, was found to be driving on a Suspended Drivers License-Prior. Officer Conley issued Terry a summons to appear in Knox City Court and forwarded a report to the Starke County Prosecutor’s Office.

09/11/12 Police responded to two people selling items door-to-door on Lane Street. The officer located the individuals and advised them that they had to obtain a Peddler’s Permit from the North Judson Town Clerk’s Office.

09/10/12 A resident in the 100 block of N. George Street reported that his steel garbage can was stolen from the alley.

09/10/12 North Judson police responded to a reckless driving complaint. The vehicle was heading East on State Road 10 from 700 West. The officer located the vehicle and preformed a traffic stop and issued a verbal warning to the driver.

Arrests:
09/13/12 Beth Ann Fisher, 48, of North Judson, IN, arrested on an outstanding warrant out of Pulaski County.

09/12/12 Seth Allen Terry, 34, of North Judson, IN, long form arrest for Driving While Suspended-Prior.

Pulaski County Sheriff's Department

From the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department:

Incidents:
09/16/12 Several car vs. deer accidents were called in to the Sheriff’s Department.

09/16/12 A Winamac woman reported the theft of $500 from her home.

09/16/12 Police received a complaint of a resident burning things that aren’t legal to burn. Police arrived on scene and found that the subject was burning yard waste and it was legal to burn.

09/15/12 The Star City Fire Department was called to a small brush fire in a resident’s yard on State Road 119.

09/14/12 Pulaski county police were in a pursuit incident on U.S. 35 in Winamac with a motorcycle.

09/14/12 The Pulaski County Jail staff had a medical emergency situation in the jail.

09/14/12 A Winamac man notified police that he flipped his bike and may have broken his shoulder.

09/13/12 A Medaryville resident called police as he thought people were stealing anhydrous ammonia from his tanks. Police found that the locks were broken off but believe nothing was stolen.

09/13/12 A Medaryville man reported the theft of his prescription medication and he was informed that the Sheriff’s Department does not file reports for stolen medication.

09/13/12 The Winamac Fire Department responded to a car fire at the Winamac Town Park.

09/12/12 A Winamac man notified police that he has some marijuana growing on his property and wants to know what to do with it. There were 12 plants on the property.

09/10/12 A Medaryville resident told police that someone just hit his car with a mailbox. It broke off the rearview mirror and scratched the side.

09/10/12 A Medaryville man reported a gun stolen from his vehicle.

Arrests:
09/17/12 Kimberly Whited, 41, 12002 W. 100 S., Francesville, IN, arrested on preliminary charges of Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated-Prior and Possession of a Controlled Substance. Discharged 09/17/12

09/16/12 Lawrence MacDougal 37, 601 E. Meric, Indianapolis, IN, arrested on two active arrest warrants.

09/16/12 Billy Shidler, Jr. 19, 3314 N. 300 W., Winamac, IN, arrested on preliminary charges of Resisting Law Enforcement, Disorderly Conduct and Minor Consumption. Discharged 09/17/12

09/16/12 Mitchel Shidler, 27, 109 S. Logan St., Kewanna, IN, arrested on preliminary charges of Disorderly Conduct and Resisting Law Enforcement. Discharged 09/16/12

09/15/12 Attla R. Dupree, 43, 4305 Cullerton, Chicago, IL arrested on a preliminary charge of Driving While Suspended-Prior. She was arrested again for the same charge 13 hours later. Discharged 09/15/12

09/15/12 Robert Campbell, 38, 309 W. 2nd St., Reynolds, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Driving While Suspended-Prior. Discharged 09/15/12

09/13/12 Beth A. Fisher, 48, 0160 W. 625 S., North Judson, IN, arrested on two active arrest warrants. Discharged 09/14/12

09/11/12 David S. Conley, 35, 14810 W. 450 N., Medaryville, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Possession of Methamphetamine. Discharged 09/12/12

09/11/12 Roscoe A. Durflinger, 50, 105 Iroquois Dr., Kentland, IN, arrested on a body attachment. Discharged 09/13/12

From the Knox City Police Department:

Incidents:
09/15/12 Brandon Haddix reported the theft of a 20” bar Stihl model 391 brand chainsaw stolen from the back of his pickup truck.

09/13/12 Geraldine Minix told police that her neighbors were trespassing on her property. A part of her neighbor’s landscaping is on her property and they walk into her yard to tend to it.

Arrests:
09/13/12 Greg Schweisthal, 38, 454 E. Lake St., Knox, IN arrested on an arrest warrant for Domestic Battery in the Presence of a Minor Child x4.

09/12/12 Richard Freeman, 36, 309 Ruthie Dr. #A2, Knox, IN, arrested on preliminary charge of False Reporting and Residential Entry.

09/12/12 Dennis Hamilton, 305 Bender St., Knox, IN, arrested on preliminary charges of Battery, Domestic Battery, Battery, Intimidation x2 and Invasion of Privacy.

09/11/12 Kurtis Singleton, 345 N. State Road 23, Knox, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Possession of Methamphetamine.

09/11/12 Timothy Davis, 41, 221 E. 800 N., Monterey, IN, arrested on preliminary charges of Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated and Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated with a Controlled Substance.

Medaryville Man Arrested For Drug Possession

Published: September 17th, 2012

A Medaryville man was arrested Tuesday after police found him to be in possession of drugs.

Two Pulaski County Sheriff’s deputies learned through anonymous tips that David and Brenda Conley were reportedly manufacturing methamphetamine at their Medaryville residence.

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Plea Hearing Set For Avery Mullins In Pulaski Circuit Court

Published: September 13th, 2012

A plea hearing has been set in Pulaski Circuit Court for Nov. 7 for a former Grovertown resident.

Avery Mullins, who now lists Winamac as his residence, was arrested in May 2011 after Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department officers found Mullins and another suspect in the driveway of a residence whose owner was no longer there. Officers found they had active arrest warrants and took them into custody.

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Bond Reduced For Pulaski County Felon

Published: September 12th, 2012

Pulaski County Courthouse

Bond was reduced for Joshua Thomas Wolfe in Pulaski Circuit Court during a hearing Monday afternoon. His bond was reduced from $50,000 cash to just $12,500 cash. He has pleaded not guilty to a charge of Dealing in Methamphetamine, a Class B Felony.

The court imposed the conditions of bond that Wolfe report weekly to the Pulaski County Probation Department, cooperate with random urine screens as directed by a probation officer and obey a no contact order with a victim in a separate case. Another pretrial conference hearing was scheduled for Oct. 11 at 10:30 a.m. ET in Pulaski Circuit Court.

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Rollover Accident In Pulaski County Injures Two

Published: September 11th, 2012

Two people were injured in a rollover accident in Pulaski County Sunday afternoon.

Orville Shelton of Burnham, Ill. told Pulaski County police that he was driving north on U.S. Highway 421 near the intersection at County Road 1500 West when he lost control of his vehicle on the curve. The vehicle left the roadway and went into a ditch, rolling an unknown number of times before coming to rest.

Shelton and a passenger, Shirley Shelton, were injured but the injuries were non-life threatening. They were transported to Jasper Memorial Hospital for medical treatment.