From the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department:
07/23/11 A Francesville resident told police that she arrived at the store this morning and the pop machine was open and pop was everywhere. After an investigation, a total of four cans of pop were found to be missing.
07/23/11 A 4-wheeler was reported stolen from a residence in Pulaski.
07/23/11 A resident in Cass Township reported the theft of a lawn mower, weed eater, air compressor and other items.
07/22/11 Officers were called to Pulaski Memorial Hospital for an accidental BB gun shooting involving two juveniles.
07/22/11 A Winamac business notified police that a resident took a lawn mower two weeks ago and hasn’t paid for it. His wife came in and paid for some other items but not the lawn mower. The business owners have tried to get the person to return the mower or pay for it. After a while, the subject did return the property.
07/22/11 A caller reported a car in the ditch outside of Winamac. No one was in or around the vehicle. Owners will move the vehicle later.
07/22/11 Police received a phone call of a complaint that some “kid” in a car on a country road is throwing things out of his car at other cars. Balls, bottles and food are some of the items that are being flung from the vehicle.
07/22/11 A resident reported the theft of a debit card.
07/22/11 A Medaryville resident reported the theft of a 20” Schwin Falcon BMX bike.
07/22/11 A Medaryville resident called police to report that he found marijuana plants in his back yard while he was cleaning it up. Officers collected five, eight foot plants that appeared to be growing naturally.
07/21/11 A Medaryville resident reported the theft of tools.
07/20/11 A caller reported that a vehicle was on fire and the Winamac Fire Department was called to the scene. No one was around the vehicle at the time the report came into the Sheriff’s Department.
07/20/11 A Medaryville resident called police to report that locks on two storage units have been cut. One of the renters reported that nothing has been stolen from his unit.
07/20/11 A Winamac resident reported the theft of her wallet out of her vehicle.
07/19/11 A Francesville resident reported the theft of his bicycle.
07/19/11 A resident called to report theft of items from his vehicle.
07/19/11 A Medaryville resident notified police that his garage had been broken into and items were taken.
07/18/11 Caller advised that he had scrap metal stolen from his residence.
07/22/11 Charlotte Rupert, 24, 903 S. Prettyman St., Knox, IN, arrested on-site.
07/22/11 John Wessely Rupert, 903 S. Prettyman St., Knox, IN, arrested on an active arrest warrant.
07/20/11 Jeffrey Messer, 42, 13179 W. 550 N. Medaryville, IN, arrested on an active arrest warrant. Discharged 07/21/11
07/20/11 Omas Fletcher, 47, 200 N. 2070 Garba, Grovertown, IN, arrested on an active arrest warrant.
07/19/11 Dennis M. Howard, 20, 7479 W. 250 N., Winamac, IN, arrested on an active arrest warrant.
07/18/11 Dustin Spencer, 22, no address given, arrested on an active arrest warrant and a preliminary charge of False Informing. Discharged 07/21/11
07/18/11 Dan Ard, 21, 515 Lane St., North Judson, IN arrested on a preliminary charge of Driving While Suspended. Discharged 07/19/11
07/18/11 Justin Kramer, 20, 6996 W. Bleck Rd., Michigan City, IN, arrested on an active arrest warrant.
From the Knox City Police Department:
07/25/11 An employee from the Next Door Food Store reported the theft of $63.08 in gas.
07/24/11 Katelynn Bergner reported the theft of cash from her purse There are suspects in the case.
07/24/11 An employee from the Next Door Food Store reported the theft of $10.00 in gas.
07/23/11 Police were called to IU Health Starke Hospital for a report that a juvenile was bitten by a dog that caused lacerations to the child’s head.
07/22/11 Sonya Clemons reported finding a bicycle. The bicycle was reported stolen on June 12th. The bicycle was to be returned to the owners.
07/21/11 David Griffith of Knox reported the theft of his son’s bicycle. The bicycle is a 26” Black Schwin Mt. Bike.
07/18/11 Aaron Haug reported the theft of his wallet from his vehicle while it was parked at Walgreens.
07/22/11 Charles Taulbert Barnett, 39, 701 S. Williams St., Knox, IN, arrested on preliminary charges of Burglary and Theft.
Rhonda Gayheart, 37, 701 E. Danker St. #20, Knox, IN, arrested on preliminary charges of Burglary and Theft.
07/20/11 Eileen Tobin, 44, 5240 E. 500 S., Knox, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Public Intoxication.
From the Starke County Sheriff’s Department:
07/24/11 Cody Hopkins called police to report that someone had broken into his home while he was away.
07/24/11 A resident in the 1900 block of S. 300 E. in Knox called to speak to an officer to file a theft report.
07/24/11 An employee at Tony’s Service Station in North Judson reported the theft of gas.
07/24/11 A resident in the 2000 block of S. State Road 23 in Knox called police to report cages are gone from her residence and wants to file a report.
07/24/11 An employee with Norfolk and Southern railroad advised that the crossing at 1000 E. near 250 S. is malfunctioning. A repair unit is enroute.
07/24/11 A resident in the 10700 block of Iroquois Rd., in Walkerton told police that a woman was laying behind a garage near her residence.
07/23/11 Margaret Knight of North Judson called police to file a vandalism report. Some unknown person(s) slashed the tires on her vehicle.
07/23/11 A North Judson resident requested police as he is a victim of an attack.
07/23/11 A resident in the 5400 block of S. Elm St. in Knox reported the theft of a bicycle.
07/22/11 Chris Bradley of Knox called police to report a theft.
07/22/11 A resident in the 3100 block of S. County 210 told police that an outside door is open at his neighbor’s residence.
07/22/11 Debra Clemons requested to speak to an officer to file a battery report.
07/22/11 Monica Elder reported the theft of a 4-wheeler off her porch.
07/21/11 A resident in the 8600 block of S. 600 W. in North Judson told police that she has had money stolen from her residence on several different occasions.
07/21/11 A resident in the 5400 block of E. 800 S. in Knox reported a theft.
07/21/11 A resident in the 5200 block of W. 700 S. in North Judson returned home to find a lawnmower and three chainsaws missing.
07/21/11 A resident in the 3000 block of E. 200 S. in Knox told police that her bike was taken and a different bike was left in its place.
07/21/11 A resident in the 5500 block of S. State Road 10 in Knox reported the theft of jewelry and money from her residence.
07/20/11 Carol Johnson reported the theft of items from her vehicle.
07/19/11 A resident in the 700 block of N. U.S. 35 in Knox reported that some unknown person(s) broke into her shed.
07/19/11 A resident in the 600 block of S. 200 E. in Knox reported a theft.
07/19/11 A resident in Knox reported that wiring from a generator was stolen.
07/22/11 Dennis Dates, Knox, IN, arrested on a Starke Circuit Court warrant.
07/22/11 Kristopher Rogers, 26, of Knox, arrested on a preliminary charge of Possession of a Legend Drug.
07/18/11 Carolyn McFarland, 49, of Monterey, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Trespass.
07/23/11 Todd Brown, 37, of Knox, was injured after he left the roadway on his motorcycle for some unknown reason on 150 S. near 100 E. Road. The accident report states that he was unable to give a statement due to his injuries. He struck a mailbox and was ejected from his motorcycle.
07/23/11 Derek Sallee, 23, of Knox was injured after he reportedly missed the curve on 850 S. near 850 E. in Starke County, left the roadway and into the ditch. A 19-year-old passenger, Bruce Wireman, of Winamac, was also injured in the accident.