Pulaski County Sheriff Michael Gayer
From the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department:
03/25/13 Medaryville police, EMS and Pulaski County police responded to a rollover accident at 500 North and State Road 39 where one woman was injured.
03/25/13 A resident on 500 North in Winamac reported hearing shots being fired from the east side of her residence.
03/24/13 Emergency responders were called to a personal injury accident at the intersection of State Road 14 and 800 West.
03/24/13 Several accidents were called into the dispatch center due to weather.
03/23/13 A Winamac resident told police that a stray dog just viciously attacked his dog and the resident’s dog had to be put down. The caller wants something done as kids in the neighborhood could be attacked by the dog as well.
03/23/13 The Medaryville Police Department was called out to a grass fire that was moving toward a house.
03/23/13 Emergency crews were called to a Winamac residence after a 60-year-old man fell 12 feet out of a tree. The man sustained an injury to his leg. The victim was airlifted to a nearby hospital.
03/22/13 Police were called to a domestic verbal altercation that escalated.
03/22/13 Detectives are reviewing information received in an abuse case.
03/22/13 A resident was upset that a sign was placed in her yard and demanded a stop to this type of harassment.
03/22/13 The Monterey Fire Department was called to assist the Bass Lake Fire Department with an unruly controlled burn.
03/22/13 The Medaryville Fire Department was called to a field fire at 15397 W. 160 N. in Medaryville that was moving close to a home.
03/22/13 A caller advised that a vehicle that didn’t display a handicap placard or license plate was parked in a handicapped parking spot. An officer from the Winamac Police Department was called to the scene.
03/21/13 Animal control responded to a report of a starving dog. The owner was advised to get the dog to a vet or it would be confiscated.
03/20/13 A complaintant told police that unknown subjects were on his mother’s property cutting up scrap metal.
03/19/13 The theft of a gun was reported to police. After an investigation, officers found that nothing was missing.
Knox City Police Chief Clint Norem
Knox City Police Department:
03/23/13 A hit and run accident was reported at the Phillips 66 gas station.
03/22/13 Eduardo Decerra, 50, 715 Loon Ct., Plymouth, IN was given a citation for never being licensed.
03/19/13 David Harris reported a phone scam.
03/19/13 Marcella McCormick, stated her stated her home had been broken into.
03/19/13 A NIPSCO pole on the southeast corner of Lake Street and Bower Street was snapped at the bottom.
03/18/13 Donald Schuld told police that a vehicle parked in the back yard of his property had damage. The windshield appeared that someone had thrown a rock at it.
03/16/13 Donald Harradon reported a stolen license plate.
03/15/13 Harriett Huth reported the theft of a license plate.
03/15/13 Jackie Parker reported the theft of a lawn ornament.
03/14/13 Julie Manns alerted police of a starved young dog at 202 N. Clark Street. When the officer arrived at the scene, he saw a very skinny dog with bones showing through the fur. Two other dogs at the residence appeared healthy. Animal Control was called but there was no answer. Suzanne Crider from the Starke County Humane Society was called and took custody of the dog due to it being malnourished.
03/14/13 Andrew Nice reported a hit and run accident. Nice was on Main Street approaching Potter Street when another vehicle entered his path of travel. The vehicle hit his car and caused damage to the front right bumper and passenger door. The suspect vehicle left the scene.
03/24/13 Jody McCoige, 48, 20504 8th Rd., Plymouth, IN, arrested on preliminary charges of Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated and Driving While Suspended-Prior.
03/22/13 Thomas Ostrega, 38, 1880 E. 350 S., Knox, IN, arrested on two active arrest warrants out of Knox City Court.
03/21/13 Aaron Brewer, 22, 303 N. Clark St., Knox, IN, arrested on an active Starke County Circuit Court warrant.
03/21/13 Aarron Lucy, 35, 5485 S. 250 E., Star City, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Public Nudity.
03/17/13 Two juveniles were cited for Illegal Possession of Alcohol.
03/15/13 Ronald Clary, 43, 5265 S. 275 W., North Judson, IN, arrested on an active arrest warrant.
North Judson Town Marshal Doug Vessely
From the North Judson Police Department:
03/24/13 North Judson Officer Darren Conley conducted a traffic stop around 5:07 a.m. after observing a vehicle cross the center line and continue to travel in that lane. The driver, Michael Carpenter, 47, living at 206 W. Weninger street, was arrested for Driving while Suspended-Prior.
03/23/13 After observing erratic driving behavior, North Judson Police Officer Darren Conley conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of 625 South and County Road 300 West, resulting in the arrest of the driver, Roy McDanile, 62, of Knox for Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated. McDanile’s passenger, Cammy Janis, 46, of Lake Station was also arrested for Public Intoxication.
03/20/13 A minor property damage accident was reported to police in the parking lot of the Napa Auto Store on Talmer Avenue around 9:10 a.m. A vehicle was driving east on Talmer and turned into the parking lot and it was rear-ended by another vehicle. North Judson Chief Deputy Joe Budner estimated damages at near $2,000 and placed the second vehicle at fault for following too closely.
A second single vehicle property damage accident occurred around 10:48 a.m. in the parking lot of Connie’s Salon on Lane Street. An elderly gentleman was parking his vehicle in the south lot when he hit the gas instead of the brakes, striking the building. Chief Deputy Joe Budner set damages at near $5,000. No injuries were reported in either accident.
03/20/13 North Judson Police responded to an ordinance violation incident in the 200 Block of W. Weninger Street. A construction company from Brookston was demolishing a burned-out home. The company did not have a local Contractors Permit and the work was stopped. The company was given a notice the day before to obtain the permit. A violation and fine will be sent to the company.
03/19/13 Officer Frank Thomas conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of Leslie and Wilson Streets in North Judson on Tuesday evening. As a result of the incident, Shane Reed, 26, of Winamac was arrested for Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated and transported to the Starke County Jail. Additional charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance and Trafficking with Inmates were filed.
03/24/13 Michael W. Carpenter, 47, 206 W. Weninger Street, North Judson, IN arrested on a preliminary charge of Driving while Suspended-Prior.
03/23/13 Cammy J. Janis, 46, Lake Station, IN arrested on a preliminary charge of Public Intoxication.
03/23/13 Roy D. McDaniel, 62, 2220 E. 500 South, Knox, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Operating a Vehicle While Intoxication.
03/19/13 Shane Michael Reed, 26, 5631 W. 660 N., Winamac, IN, arrested on preliminary charges of Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated, Possession of a Controlled Substance and Trafficking with Inmates.
Starke County Sheriff Oscar Cowen
From the Starke County Sheriff’s Department:
03/18/13 – A caller told police that someone had broken into the storage units on U.S. 35 just north of the Pulaski/Starke county line.
03/18/13 – Zachary Bau of Knox told police that someone had stolen the title from his vehicle.
03/18/13 – Rick McCan of Hamlet told police that someone had broken into the vacant house on the Sisco property.
03/19/13 – A fistfight was reported near the intersection of 750 East and U.S. 30 in Hamlet.
03/19/13 – A North Judson resident told police that she received a scam phone call telling her she had won money.
03/20/13 – A resident of the 7600 block of East 25 North in Knox reported that someone was stripping out the power lines and meter boxes near a home undergoing foreclosure.
03/20/13 – Carolyn Trusty of Knox told police that someone had gone into her residence and stolen her belongings.
03/20/13 – A mailbox was reportedly stolen in the 8500 block of East 400 North in Grovertown.
03/20/13 – A resident of the 10100 block of East Francis Street in Grovertown reported someone had kicked in her door.
03/20/13 – A resident of the 2400 block of East Toto Road in Knox told police that someone had stolen her daughter’s tablet and some movies.
03/22/13 – A theft was reported in the 6600 block of East Toto Road in Knox.
03/23/13 – A resident of the 2500 block of East 100 South in Knox reported someone had tried to break into his garage.
03/23/13 – A resident of the 8900 block of North 1050 East in Walkerton told police that someone had stolen his checks.
03/19/13 – Adam Goliver, 25 of Walkerton, was arrested on charges of Intimidation and Criminal Recklessness.
03/20/13 – Adam M. Koske, 30 of Winamac, was arrested on charges of Possession of a Syringe, Possession of a Controlled Substance, False or Fictitiuous Registration, and Driving While Suspended.
03/21/13 – Sarah Ann Mills, 20 of North Judson, was arrested for Criminal Mischief.
03/21/13 – Henry E. Wood, 33 of Knox, was arrested on charges of Manufacturing or Financing a Controlled Substance.
03/21/13 – Terry L. White, 56 of Knox, was arrested on charges of Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated and Habitual Traffic Violator.
03/23/13 – Lawrence Joseph Minarik, 31 of San Pierre, was arrested on charges of Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated.
03/23/13 – Kristina Lynn Warner, 25 of Plymouth, was arrested on charges of Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated, Possession of Marijuana, Disorderly Conduct, and Battery.
03/23/13 – Cammy J. Janis, 46 of Lake Station, was arrested on charges of Public Intoxication and Open Alcohol Container.