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Police Reports

Published: January 25th, 2011

Pulaski County Sheriff Michael Gayer

From the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department:

Incidents:
01/23/11 A woman in Denham reported to police that a young man wearing a plaid coat knocked on her door saying his vehicle was broke down on 575 West. The woman let him use her phone and couldn’t reach anyone. He then asked if he could crash there. The woman said no and then he left the residence. She said he smelled like he had been drinking.

01/22/11 A man called police and said he fell asleep while driving and hit an REMC utility police in Winamac. He was not injured.

01/22/11 A man residing in Rich Grove Township called police to reported that when he went to his father’s residence, he found evidence that someone broke in. His father had recently passed away and the home was unoccupied.

01/22/11 A caller told police that he hit a tree with his car and has minor injuries.

01/21/11 Police believe they found a vehicle involved in a hit and run accident two days prior. The vehicle was impounded.

01/21/11 A woman called police to report incessant phone calls from Jamaica claiming she’s won a million dollars. She wants to block the number.

01/21/11 Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department received a call of a vehicle on its top. One person was out of the vehicle and one person was still in the vehicle. The two were taken to IU Health-Starke Hospital.

01/21/11 A caller reported a station wagon on fire in Winamac and it was fully engulfed. The car was held for investigation.

01/20/11 A woman called police to report a residential break in.

01/20/11 A caller reported a stolen vehicle in Winamac.

01/19/11 A woman called police and reported that a person may have broken into her business. Shattered glass was all over the floor.

01/19/11 A Winamac resident reported the theft of a license plate.

01/19/11 A man called to report that someone had broken into his home and stole his girlfriend’s cell phone.

01/18/11 The theft of scrap metal was reported in Winamac. The metal was worth approximately $800.

01/18/11 A caller advised that someone is going around hitting mailboxes.

Arrests:
01/24/11 Irving Hudson, 27, 508 Bates St., Logansport, IN, court order. Discharged 1/24/11

01/23/11 Donald Nies, 1776 N. 675 E. Kewanna, IN, arrested on preliminary charges of Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated and Leaving the Scene of an Accident. Discharged 01/23/11

01/21/11 Gavin Miller, 20, Market St., Winamac, IN, Weekender. Discharged 01/23/11

01/21/11 Scott Freeman, 31, 865 N. 150 Winamac, IN, Weekender. Discharged 01/23/11

01/21/11 Brandon Davis, 23, 104 W. Spring St., Winamac, IN, Weekender. Discharged 01/23/11

01/21/11 James Hunt, 19, 2674 E. 600 S., Star City, IN, on site.

01/21/11 Ruby Dennis, 24, 1008 N. Agnew, Winamac, IN, Weekender. Discharged 01/23/11

01/21/11 Anthony Barnett, 37, 716 N. Plymouth, Winamac, IN, Weekender. Discharged 01/23/11

01/20/11 Ashley Jennings, 19, 402 S. Toner St., Kewanna, IN, arrested on preliminary charges of Residential Entry and Battery. Discharged 01/21/11.

01/20/11 Kelsie N. Grainer, 19, 2554 S. 1000 W., Kewanna, IN, arrested on preliminary charges of Residential Entry and Theft. Discharged 01/21/11.

01/18/11 Courtney Anglim, 42, 4657 W. 400 N., Winamac, IN, arrested on preliminary charges of Resisting Law Enforcement and Disorderly Conduct.

01/18/11 Stephen Hammonds, 19, 15025 W. 450 W., Medaryville, IN, arrested on an active arrest warrant and Minor Consuming.

01/17/11 Nicholas Bouldin, 21, 2360 E. State Road 10, Knox, IN, court order. Discharged 01/18/11

01/17/11 Brandy Garbison, 18, 5640 E. 650 S., Knox, IN, arrested on an active arrest warrant.

01/17/11 Joan A. Donald, 65, 1685 N. 1075 W. Medaryville, IN, arrested on an active arrest warrant.

Knox City Police Chief Clint Norem

Knox City Police Chief Clint Norem

From the Knox City Police Department:

Incidents:
01/23/11 Jeffery Singleton reported the theft of a cell phone.

01/19/11 Margaret Yarck reported the theft of a registration plate from her vehicle.

01/19/11 Jeffrey Osborne of Knox was cited for Driving While Suspended.

01/18/11 An employee at Next Door Food Store reported that a patron came into the store and asked if a $50 he received from someone was fake. It was determined the bill was fake and the man left the store.

01/18/11 The maintenance man at 1st Source Bank reported finding a brick and a piece of paper in an outside light. The cryptic writing on the paper appeared to belong to Social Youth Chaos. The light had been reported being out for approximately two weeks.

01/18 Jason Bazemore reported a minor vehicle accident. He parked his vehicle in the Walgreens parking lot and went into the store. When he came out, someone had hit the driver’s side of the truck bed in front of the rear tire.

Arrests:
01/23/11 Ronald G. Biddle, 7500 E. 25N., Knox IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated.

01/23/11 Dennis M. Bunch, 22, 201 N. Main St., Knox, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Possession of Marijuana.

01/21/11 Joshua Estok, 301 E. Danker St., Knox, IN arrested on preliminary charges of Residential Entry and Possession of a Controlled Substance.

Sheriff Oscar Cowen

Sheriff Oscar Cowen

From the Starke County Sheriff’s Department:

Incidents:
01/23/11 The theft of a pool stick from the Round up Bar was reported to police. An incident report was requested.

01/22/11 Two loud explosions were reported in the 6300 block of W. 400 S., in North Judson. Officers investigated and reported no findings.

01/22/11 A resident in the 2500 block of S. 100 W. in North Judson reported that the resident’s house was paint balled.

01/22/11 A caller reported some unknown person(s) pulled up to a black car, went into the vehicle, took some clothing and left.

01/21/11 A caller reported seeing six kids trying to break into his truck.

01/21/11 A caller requested to speak with an officer in reference to a break in at a residence in San Pierre. The incident happened at his grandmother’s house and she is missing money.

01/20/11 Police were notified of a possible scam. A woman called police and said that she received a call from a girl claiming to be her granddaughter and she was asking for bail money.

01/18/11 Debra Milton reported the tires on her daughter’s car were slashed.

01/15/11 A woman in the Monterey area reported a break-in. Two gun lockers were pried open, but no firearms were taken. 3D glasses and 15 video games were stolen.

Arrests:
01/24/11 Randall Appelton, 510 W. Talmer Ave., North Judson, IN, arrested on preliminary charges of Possession of Methamphetamine, Visiting a Common Nuisance, Possession of Precursors, and Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Deliver.
Kenneth Haddix, 43, 402 S. Roosevelt Rd., Knox, IN, arrested on preliminary charges of Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Paraphernalia, Possession of Precursors, Visiting a Common Nuisance, and Possession of a Pistol Without a Permit.

01/22/11 Nick Fletcher, 22, 2070 N. Garba Dr., Knox, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Strangulation (two counts).

01/21/11 Kevin Ghormley, 48, arrested on preliminary charges of Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated and Habitual Traffic Violator.

Hamlet Police Chief Jeremiah Patrick

Hamlet Police Chief Jeremiah Patrick

From the Hamlet Police Department:

01/24/11 Two Traffic accidents where reported. They were weather related.

01/19/11 Nancy Celik of Hamlet Reported theft of mail.

01/19/11 Hamlet Police Initiated traffic stop which resulted in short pursuit of male suspects. Driver-Paul Coffin arrested on preliminary charges of Resisting Law Enforcement x2, Manufacturing Methamphetamine, Driving while Suspended/Misdemeanor. Passenger-Michael M. Fagin Of Hamlet Arrested on preliminary charges of Resisting Law Enforcement and Manufacturing Methamphetamine.

01/17/11 Tricia Lehiy of Hamlet reported harassment.

01/10/11 Officers were sent to 409 W Davis St. for a verbal altercation.

Police Reports

Published: January 18th, 2011

Pulaski County Sheriff's Department

From the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department:

Incidents:
01/16/11 Officers responded to a call of possible shots fired. Police reported the status was ok and no one was around the area.

01/16/11 Police pulled over a car in front of the Marathon Station in Winamac. The driver was cited for no license and had a child restraint violation.

01/16/11 A caller reported two tires on the passenger side of her vehicle have been slashed. Police later met with two people who witnessed the incident.

01/15/11 A caller reported that renters had moved out of the house and when the caller went to the house, the caller found that someone had broken into the home and stole items.

01/14/11 A couple in White Township is requesting extra patrol. The wife reported hearing a noise outside the residence that night. When the husband got up today, there were fresh tracks in the snow that led up to the house.

01/14/11 A resident in Indian Township called police to report that a black car had pulled up to his residence and sat there with parking lights on for over an hour. When the resident went to see what what going on, the driver left.

01/14/11 A caller in Rich Grove Township reported to police that people are hunting on his property without permission.

01/14/11 A resident in Winamac reported people riding four wheelers through his back yard.

01/14/11 A resident in White Township reported finding a gun.

01/11/11 A resident reported the theft of a jacket. The caller reported she had worn the jacket to a basketball game. Cameras caught the act and a follow up investigation will take place.

01/11/11 A vehicle fire was reported in Jefferson Township. The owner reported the fire had started in the garage and the vehicle was pulled out of the garage and there isn’t anyone around it.

01/11/11 A resident in Salem Township reported the theft of a snow shovel.

01/11/11 A business owner in Cass Township reported items stolen from his shop.

01/11/11 A woman in Medaryville told police that two subjects held her at knifepoint and broke the window out of her vehicle.

01/11/11 A resident called police to report the cell phone she bought off of E-Bay was stolen.

01/10/11 A resident in Rich Grove Township advised just returned home and found the front door kicked in.

Arrests:
01/14/11 Scott Freeman, 31, 865 N. 150 E., Winamac, IN, Weekender.

01/14/11 Charles Weaver, 24, 631 N. Riverside Dr., Winamac, IN, Court Order.

01/14/11 Ruby Dennis, 24, 1008 N. Agnew, Winamac, IN, Court Order.

01/14/11 Anthony R. Barnett, 37, 716 N. Plymouth Rd., Winamac, IN, Weekender.

01/13/11 Kevin Scott Minix, 48, 315 S. Franklin, Winamac, IN, arrested on two active arrest warrants.

01/12/11 Kelly D. Rowe, 42, Monterey, IN, arrested on preliminary charges of Burglary and Theft. Discharged 01/16/11

01/12/11 Justin Aldrich, 22, 1027 N. Monticello, Winamac, IN, arrested on a body attachment.

01/12/11 Andrew Tillema, 36, 14313 W. 800 N., San Pierre, IN, arrested on active arrest warrants. Discharged 01/12/11

01/11/11 Cory Lowry, 29, 9049 W. Olson Rd. Apt. B, Delong, IN, arrested on two active arrest warrants.

01/11/11 Rodney Craft, 400 N. Clark St., Knox, IN, transported from the Starke County Jail for a court order. Transported back to Starke County 01/12/11.

01/11/11 Virginia Elam, 53, 317 E. 13th St., Winamac, IN, arrested on an active arrest warrant. Discharged 01/12/11

01/11/11 Brett T. Nieman, 26, 504 Foster St. Apt. A, Monticello, IN, arrested on preliminary charges of Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Paraphernalia. Discharged 01/12/11

01/10/11 Sabino Hernando, 54, 3505 N. 600 W., Demotte, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Habitual Traffic Violator.

01/10/11 Angela R. Gmurk, 27, 1655 N. 300 E., Knox, IN, arrested on an active arrest warrant.

From the Knox City Police Department:

Incidents:
01/17/11 Malinda Majchrzak reported her son’s IPod stolen. The IPod was stolen while he attended middle school wrestling practice.

01/12/11 Cindy Parkison reported the theft of a lawn mower.

01/12/11 Linda Holland reported damage to her gate on her property. The suspect used a cutting device to cut the board nearly completely through and forced the gate partially open. Evidence showed that a suspect attempted to open two windows of the residence.

01/12/11 Ronald Lovejoy reported damage to the upper hinge fixture on a door at the apartment complex at 309 Ruthie Dr.

Arrests:
01/14/11 Michael Byer, Jr., 22, 7520 W. 200, Grovertown, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Public Intoxication.

01/14/11 Jeffrey Singleton, Sr., 156 W. St. Louis St., Knox, IN, arrested on preliminary charges of Manufacturing Methamphetamine, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Maintaining a Common Nuisance, Neglect of a Dependent.
Sandra Singleton, 43, 156 W. St. Louis St., Knox, IN, arrested on preliminary charges of Manufacturing Methamphetamine, Maintaining a Common Nuisance, and Neglect of a Dependent.
Jeffrey Singleton, Jr., 24, 156 W. St. Louis St., Knox, IN, arrested on preliminary charges of Possession of Methamphetamine, Maintaining a Common Nuisance and Disorderly Conduct.

From the Starke County Sheriff’s Department:

Incidents:
01/15/11 A resident in the 3500 block of State Road 23 called police to report a recovered gun. It was taken to the Sheriff’s Department.

01/15/11 Patricia Pearl told police she was driving down Toto Road and a passing vehicle threw a bottle of the window and it struck her vehicle and caused damage.

01/15/11 Rodney Sanders called police to report that his brother’s residence had been broken into. There was an ax located outside the door.

01/15/11 A Monterey resident called police to report his dog was shot by the neighbors.

01/15/11 Ed Reiss reported that some unknown suspect(s) hit his chain link fence and damaged a telephone box.

01/15/11 Connie Snyder called to report her gold 1998 Ford Windstar van was missing.

01/12/11 A resident in the 400 S. and 200 E. area in Knox reported a stolen motorcycle.

01/11/11 Tami Linback called to report that her mailbox was hit.

01/11/11 A Knox Community School bus was involved in a minor accident with another vehicle. The two vehicles hit mirrors and suffered no other damage and no injuries were reported.

01/11/11 A caller reported a window broken at an old garage store in English Lake.

01/11/11 An alleged battery occurred at the Starke County jail in a cell block. Four inmates were reportedly involved and one suffered injuries. Eight inmates were in the block at the time of the alleged incident.

01/10/11 Todd Meloy reported his mailbox destroyed for the seventh straight day.

Arrests:
01/14/11 Richard Hamm, 26, of North Judson, IN, was arrested on a preliminary charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance.

01/10/11 Ryan Nissen, 30, of Griffith, IN was arrested on preliminary charges of Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated, Disorderly Conduct and Resisting Law Enforcement.

From the North Judson Police Department:

Incidents:
01/11/10 North Judson Police investigated a property damage only accident in the parking lot of the CVS Pharmacy. One vehicle was backing out of a parking spot and hit another vehicle in the side. North Judson Chief Doug Vessely estimated the damage at less than $1,000 and no injuries were reported. Driver of the first vehicle was Cathy Calhoun of Knox in a 2004 Jeep, who backed into a 1999 Toyota being driven by Carolyn Haskins of North Judson.

01/13/10 The Dollar General requested the North Judson Police for a shoplifter in the store. North Judson Officer Joe Budner responded and arrested Michelle M. Riley of Culver for Conversion.

Arrests:
01/13/10 – Michelle Marie Riley, 26, 11531 E. SR 8, Culver, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Conversion.

Police Reports

Published: January 11th, 2011

Pulaski County Sheriff Michael Gayer

From the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department:

Incidents:
01/09/11 A caller reported that a 1990’s Chevy pickup with a broken tail light hit his fence and outbuilding. The driver reportedly tore up Kersting’s fields and left.

01/09/11 A man reported that his home was broken into and his ex-wife’s things missing.

01/09/11 A resident reported an X-Box and games stolen.

01/08/11 A resident in Salem Township called police to report that someone banged on his door and then ran from the residence. The resident saw someone running down the alley and tried to follow the suspect but did not see anyone. The resident requested extra patrol.

01/07/11 A resident in Cass Township reported the theft of metal, copper, windows, and electric motors.

01/06/11 A caller in Rich Grove Township called police to report three people were banging on the side of his trailer. The suspects moved out by his car while he was on the phone with dispatch. The caller requested extra patrol.

01/06/11 A resident reported a vehicle fire across from the Wems Station.

01/06/11 A resident in Indian Township called the Sheriff’s Department to say that she had slid off the road into a field. She said a car was coming at her and was across the yellow line. She had to move over which caused her to crash. She complained of pain in her knees and she thought she felt and heard her neck snap.

01/06/11 A caller in Rich Grove Township reported damage to her mailbox. This is the second incident in a week. She had just put up a new mailbox and vandals damaged it.

01/05/11 A resident in Monroe Township reported the theft of $280 while staying over at someone else’s home.

Arrests:
01/07/11 Keith McField, 31, 110 S. 4th St., Centerville, IN, arrested on a body attachment.

01/07/11 Yvonne Long, 39, 810 Jefferson, Rochester, IN, arrested on an active warrant – Failure to Appear. Discharged 01/10/11

01/07/11 Beverly Granger, 46, 908 S. State St., North Vernon, IN, arrested on an active warrant – Failure to Appear. Discharged 01/10/11

01/07/11 Gustave F. Salyer, 6117 E. Main St., Monterey, IN, arrested on an active warrant. Cash Bond. Discharged 01/07/11

01/07/11 Ruby Dennis, 23, 1008 N. Agnew, Winamac, IN, Weekender. Court Order. Discharged 01/09/11

01/07/11 Anthony Barnett, 37, 716 N. Plymouth Rd., Winamac, IN, Weekender. Court Order. Discharged 01/09/11

01/07/11 Rodney Craft, 37, 400 N. Clark St., Knox, IN, Court Hearing. Transported back to Starke County 01/07/11

01/06/11 Johnny Mullens, 25, 203 W. Washington, Winamac, IN, arrested on an active warrant (x2). Discharged 01/10/11

01/05/11 Sally I. Anderson, 57, Holloway Hotel Rm 10, Hamlet, IN, arrested on an active arrest warrant – Failure to Appear.

01/05/11 Marcus Reed, 23, 321 Crestwood Dr., Michigan City, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Driving While Suspended-Prior.

Knox City Police Chief Clint Norem

Knox City Police Chief Clint Norem

From the Knox City Police Department:

Incidents:
01/09/11 Victoria Clemons reported the theft of her wallet and food items from her refrigerator.

01/08/11 Two people were involved in a verbal altercation in front of the bike shop on Main Street. Shane Thomas allegedly broke out a window at the bike shop after threatening to fight with another individual. After he allegedly broke the window, he ran into Mikey’s Pizza Pit Stop. He was later questioned by police. He suffered a laceration on his hand.

01/08/11 Tonya Stacy called police to report that the rear window of a vehicle shattered as she was at the Henry F. Schricker Public Library. The vehicle belonged to Malvanie Clemons.

01/05/11 Dawn Hurt reported the theft of a camera, gloves, a stereo, cell phone, recorder, CDs, jeans and t-shirts. There is a possible suspect in this case.

01/04/11 Teresa Smith reported that the dollar change machine at Knox Garden Courts had been broken into. Police found pry marks on the machine near the key hole. An unknown amount of cash was stolen.

01/04/11 Annetta Hale reported that someone was opening and closing her screen door. She requested extra patrol.

Arrests:
01/08/11 David Delosantos Jr., 410 S. Main St., Knox, IN, arrested on an active warrant.

01/05/11 Edward Zubay Jr., 1843 Redwood CT., Crown Point, IN, arrested on preliminary charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance (three counts).
Steven Douglas, 3061 Evelyn St., Portage, IN, arrested on preliminary charges of Disorderly Conduct and three counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance.

Sheriff Oscar Cowen

Sheriff Oscar Cowen

From the Starke County Sheriff’s Department:

Incidents:
01/08/11 A resident in the 200 block of S. Main Street in Hamlet reported a friend’s apartment was broken into.

01/08/11 Darrell Griffith reported two subjects breaking into his trailer.

01/08/11 William Sauer reported that a 2000 Chevy Venture Van was stolen.

01/08/11 Jason Combs called police to report a stolen log splitter.

01/08/11 A resident in the 7500 block of 800 S. in North Judson reported that the resident’s mailbox was smashed. The mail had been taken out of the box and opened.

01/08/11 A vehicle was reported in a ditch and damage done to the field owned by James Beron.

01/07/11 Lisa Branson reported her Allied Waste garbage can stolen.

01/06/11 Margaret Johnson in San Pierre reported her mailbox was damaged.

01/06/11 Mike Hayes of Grovertown told police that an air compressor was taken from his property.

01/05/11 Tammy Barbknect reported a break-in at her residence. She said nothing was taken from the property, but damage was done to both doors.

01/05/11 A citizen reported a possible portable meth lab on 1150 East on the west side of the road.

Arrests:
01/09/11 Michael Murphy, 36, of Knox was arrested on preliminary charges of Domestic Battery (three counts), Interference with the Reporting of a Crime and Resisting Law Enforcement.

01/07/11 Brian Hurt, 32, was arrested on preliminary charges of Resisting Law Enforcement and Public Intoxication. He was also wanted on an active warrant.

Doug Vessely

North Judson Town Marshal Doug Vessely

From the North Judson Police Department:

Incidents:
01/07/10 The North Judson Dollar General requested the police for a shoplifter in the store. North Judson police conducted an investigation and determined a 42 year old female was being charged with Conversion. Due to the suspect caring for a sick relative at home, Officer Joe Budner long formed the suspect and requests that the Starke County Prosecutor’s Office summons her to court.

01/06/10 North Judson Police investigated a property damage only accident in the parking lot of the Family Express. Sean M Walls of North Judson was pulling into the lot and slid on some snow and ice causing his vehicle to strike another vehicle being driven by Ellen Berg also of North Judson. Police Chief Doug Vessely estimated the damages at over $1,000 and no injuries were reported.

01/06/10 North Judson Police conducted a traffic stop on State Road 10 near 300 West and had the driver flee the vehicle on foot. North Judson Office Mat Anderson and Starke County K9 Officer James Upsall and his dog, Fritz, searched the area. It was determined another vehicle picked up the driver. A full report has been filed with the Starke County Prosecutors Office requesting charges on the 21 year old male driver.

Hamlet Police Chief Jeremiah Patrick

Hamlet Police Chief Jeremiah Patrick

From the Hamlet Police Department:

Incidents:
1/5/2011 Diane Hardesty reported a domestic dispute.

1/4/2011 Lisa Shei reported harassment.

Arrests:
1/5/2011 Larry Catt of Hamlet was arrested on preliminary charges of Resisting Law Enforcement with a Vehicle and Driving While Suspended.

1/5/2011 Lonzo Jackson of Hamlet was arrested on preliminary charges of Disorderly Conduct, Resisting Law Enforcement and Battery on a Police Officer.

Week in Review for December 20th-24th, 2010

Published: December 25th, 2010

Here is a look at some of the news that made the news in the Kankakee Valley this week:

Pulaski County Officers elected into office in the General Election were sworn into office Tuesday afternoon. Officers were sworn in by Pulaski Circuit Court Judge Michael Shurn and Superior Court Judge Patrick Blankenship.

Starke United

Starke United Executive Director, Edie Hall, told WKVI that the WKVI-Starke United Auction netted $7,669.

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Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department Investigates Theft from Monterey Elementary School

Published: December 20th, 2010

The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a theft from the Monterey Elementary School. The incident occurred Thanksgiving weekend, November 28th or 29th.

According to Detective Scott Taylor, some unknown person(s) broke into the Monterey Elementary School and stole 11 iPod touch devices and 2 laptop computers. The items were property of the Monterey Elementary School. The thieves did minimal damage when they broke into the building but took over $5,000 in electronics from the school.

If anyone knows anything about this case, you can provide an anonymous tip to Detective Scott Taylor of the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department by calling (574) 946-6655 ext 239.