Police Reports are simply a record that an arrest has been made and are not an indication of guilt or innocence.
From the North Judson Police Department:
12/23/12 A wandering dog was reportedly spotted in the 400 Block of Garfield Avenue.
12/23/12 Police investigated a fender bender in the Dollar General parking lot. Chief Deputy Joe Budner estimated damages under $750.00 and no formal report was made.
12/21/12 A Knox resident reported to police that she left her purse at Subway. The purse was located and all of the items were still in the purse.
12/19/12 Police took a report of intimidation.
12/19/12 An off-duty North Judson officer saw a wanted person at a local business and contacted the North Judson officer on duty. Officer Darren Conley arrived. John Schacht, 51, of San Pierre, was arrested on a Porter County warrant for being a Habitual Traffic Violator.
12/18/12 Good To Go reported a drive-off of $40.01. This incident is still being investigated.
12/18/12 Officers were called to the 300 block of Lane Street in reference to a pizza on fire. The fire was put out by the resident before the officer arrived.
12/18/12 – A Mishawaka resident contacted the North Judson Police in reference to a stolen vintage moped of hers that is being sold on Craigslist. The North Judson resident, that was selling the moped, advised Officer Frank Thomas that he bought it at an auction house. This incident is still under investigation, however the moped was recovered.
12/17/12 A resident in the 100 block of East Sycamore Street told police that someone removed her outdoor Christmas decorations. The decorations were left laying on the ground. The resident requested extra patrols.
12/17/12 – A theft of an iPhone was reported to the North Judson Police. The theft occurred at the NJ-SP high school. This incident is still being investigated.
12/19/12 John J. Schacht, 51, 305 White Street, San Pierre, IN, arrested on a Porter County warrant for being a Habitual Traffic Violator.
12/16/12 Bradley Austin, 22, 308 Lincoln St., North Judson, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Operator Never Licensed.
From the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department:
12/26/12 Pulaski County officers responded to several slide-off reports due to a snow storm.
12/26/12 One man was injured after his vehicle went off the roadway and struck a pole north of the White County line. No power lines were down and the pole was intact but beat up. Another accident reported later did involve downed power lines on State Road 14, but the driver was not injured.
12/26/12 A Medaryville man was attempting to hunt on his property but he told police that two subjects on four-wheelers were scaring off the deer. The four-wheelers were not allowed on his property.
12/25/12 A Pulaski County officer went to a local business to advise them they are not allowed to sell alcohol on Christmas Day.
12/24/12 A Winamac man told police that he has a construction company and some unknown person(s) broke into one of the trailers in which he stores his equipment.
12/24/12 A caller advised that a pit bull just mauled the neighbor’s dog. The dog has also chased a lady back to her house.
12/24/12 Several car vs deer accidents were reported.
12/23/12 A Winamac resident told police that some unknown person(s) attempted to break into her home.
12/22/12 The Winamac Police Department were called to a two vehicle accident. One of the people involved in the accident said the vehicle hit his vehicle on the passenger side and his wife isn’t doing too well.
12/22/12 Dollar General reported the theft of items from the store.
12/22/12 An employee with Ace Hardware reported the theft of lye.
12/21/12 The Medaryville Fire Department was called to assist in a structure fire with explosions.
12/21/12 The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department was called to an accident on U.S. 421. Injuries were reported. Officer advised that the highway should be closed down due to the icy conditions.
12/21/12 Several slide-offs and accidents were reported due to a storm in the area.
12/21/12 A vehicle went off the road and into the cemetery in Francesville. The vehicle hit a number of headstones.
12/20/12 A caller told police that she was home alone and something smells hot. The caller was told get out of the residence. The Winamac Fire Department was called to the scene.
12/20/12 A Winamac resident told police that his mail carrier told him that his garage door was open and the front door is open also. Officers arrived at the scene and described the scene to the caller. The caller said that maybe the person watching the house just didn’t close the doors.
12/20/12 A resident in Winamac reported the theft of computers and other items. He said the items were stolen when the family was a funeral.
12/18/12 Shane Born, 39, of Medaryville, IN, was arrested on preliminary charges of Habitual Traffic Violator for Life, Possession of Methamphetamine and Resisting Law Enforcement.
Jamie Peterson, of Medaryville, IN, was arrested on preliminary charges of Assisting a Criminal, Neglect of a Dependent, Resisting Law Enforcement and Disorderly Conduct.
From the Knox City Police Department:
12/24/12 Alysia Bowman reported that someone kicked in the door at her apartment building. Several items were stolen from the apartment. This incident remains under investigation.
12/21/12 Stella Samuels reported that someone stole her purse.
12/21/12 A fraud incident was reported.
12/20/12 Ralph Scarborough told police that he lost his wallet.
12/20/12 Officials at IU Health Starke Hospital told police that some unknown person(s) attempted to steal a plow truck parked at the facility.
12/19/12 Lori Schultz called police to report a theft from her vehicle. Several items were stolen from her vehicle while parked at the Family Dollar/Smith Farm Store parking lot.
12/17/12 Christina Pudlow reported the theft of a concrete steer skull yard ornament from a residence on S. East Street in Knox.
12/17/12 Joseph Raymond called police to report the theft of a laptop computer from his workplace.
12/17/12 James Hicks reported criminal mischief at his Duracast Plant in the Industrial Park. Unknown subjects cut down several maple trees on the property.
12/24/12 Justin Jack Olds, 24, 1311 Pine St., Knox, IN, arrested Domestic Battery and Disorderly Conduct.
12/22/12 Maria Duncan, 21, 8800 E. 800 N., Walkerton, IN, arrested on preliminary charges of Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated and Failure to Stop after an Accident.
12/21/12 Zachary Butler, 26, 417 Star Ct., Knox, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Intimidation.
12/20/12 Jack Stoddard, Jr., 27, 6760 E. 25 N., Knox, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Possession of Marijuana.
12/20/12 Kraig Branham, 28, 603 E. Washington St., Knox, IN, arrested on an active arrest warrant for Failure to Appear.
12/18/12 Jeremy Jackson, 25, 701 E. Danker St. #2, Knox, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Possession of Marijuana.