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:
01/03/13 North Judson Police Officer Darren Conley performed a traffic stop on a vehicle that did not use its turn signal at an intersection. The driver of the vehicle, Spencer Ward Allen, 21, of Winamac, was arrested for driving with a suspended/prior driver’s license. The vehicle was released to a relative and Spencer Allen was transported to the Starke County Jail without incident.
01/03/13 Police responded to a custody dispute in the 800 block of Clinton Street. The father Zachary S. Wright, 28, wanted to take the children and the mother refused. After a brief investigation, Officer Darren Conley arrested Zachary on two Starke County Bench Warrants for Failure To Appear. The initial charges were for Check Deception.
01/02/13 Officers responded to a complaint of an unwanted guest in the 100 block of Main Street. North Judson Police Chief Doug Vessely arrived and advised the guest, David Watts, that if he returns he would be arrested for Criminal Trespass. Watts complied and left without incident.
01/02/13 A complaint of an unwanted guest in the 400 block of East Talmer Avenue was handled by the North Judson Police Department. The store employee told North Judson Officer Darren Conley that the subject had been in the store for over two hours.
12/31/12 The North Judson Police Department is investigating a vandalism complaint to a building belonging to Norwayne Lumber. The building is located across from the brickyard. If anyone has information in regards to the investigation, please contact the North Judson Police Department at (574) 772-5914.
12/31/12 Officers responded to a head-on collision on Franklin Street south of Sycamore Street. A pick up truck driven by James Thomas, 46, of North Judson, collided with a passenger car driven by Daniel Zimmerman, 22, of North Judson, in the northbound lane. Both Thomas and Zimmerman refused medical attention at the scene. The two passengers in Zimmerman’s vehicle, Mitch Williams of North Judson and Bridgett Williams also of North Judson, were injured in the collision. Both were transported by Starke County EMS to IU Health Starke Hospital. The damage was estimated at over $5,000 by North Judson Chief Deputy Joe Budner, who investigated the crash. North Judson Police was assisted at the scene by Starke County EMS and the North Judson-Wayne Township Fire Department.
12/31/12 North Judson Police responded to a personal injury accident at the intersection of East Talmer Avenue (State Road 10) and Lane Street in the early evening. A passenger vehicle driven by Nancy Gum of North Judson pulled out onto Talmer Avenue from Wilson Street, in front of a westbound pick up truck driven by Gary Danekas also of North Judson. Both Gum and Danekas were transported to IU Health Starke Hospital for treatment and were released. The damage was estimated at over $5,000. North Judson police officers were assisted at the scene by Starke County EMS personnel, North Judson-Wayne Township Fire Department and the Starke County Sheriff’s Department.
12/31/12 Officers responded to a complaint of an unwanted guest in the 100 block of Main Street. North Judson Officer Frank Thomas asked a male subject to leave and not return. The male subject had a relative arrive and drive him home.
From the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department:
12/27/12 – A Star City resident told police that someone had stolen a boat and trailer from her garage.
12/27/12 – Batteries were reportedly stolen from trucks at a Winamac residence.
12/27/12 – An intoxicated Winamac man told police that one of his friends had battered him.
12/28/12 – A Medaryville resident told police that someone had stolen a cordless drill and attempted to batter him.
12/28/12 – An employee of a Winamac bank reported that someone had stolen her cell phone from across the counter.
12/29/12 – A Winamac woman reportedly found several makeshift explosive-type devices at the edge of her property.
12/29/12 – Someone reported broke into barns and other buildings at a residence in Winamac and stole several items, including copper and engines.
12/29/12 – An ATM was reportedly burglarized at a business in Monterey.
12/31/12 – A Winamac man told police someone had stolen CDs and other items from his vehicle.
01/01/13 – A Winamac man reported someone was trying to steal a bike from a business in Winamac.
01/01/13 – A caller from Winamac reported a domestic abuse situation.
01/03/13 – A Medaryville man told police that someone stole two chainsaws from his truck while parked at a friend’s house.
01/03/13 – A Winamac man told police that someone stole at least $15,000 from his home.
01/06/13 – A Royal Center woman reported that someone had stolen her license plate and replaced it with a different plate.
01/06/13 – A Winamac man reported his license plate had been stolen last night while at the Corner Tavern in Monterey.
01/06/13 – A vehicle was reportedly stolen in Medaryville.
01/07/13 – A woman in Monterey told police that she was threatened by a phone scammer who tried to force her into paying a fraudulent bill with a credit card lest she be arrested.
01/07/13 – A Winamac man reported someone had broken into his home while he was at wor and stole a TV and laptop.
01/06/13 Gregory Biddle, 50, of North Judson, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated.
01/06/13 Andrew Isajczuk, 19, of Winamac, IN, arrested on preliminary charges of Possession of Marijuana and Minor in Possession of Alcohol.
01/03/13 Aaron Mullet, 21, of Francesville, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Theft.
01/03/13 Taylor Lawson, 19, of North Judson, IN, arrested on an active arrest warrant.
01/02/13 Cameron Massengill, 23, of Lowell, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Unlawful Taking of Wild Animals.
01/02/13 Roger Mollett, 35, of Rochester, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Contempt of Court.
01/01/13 Caitlin Shilder, 21, of Winamac, IN arrested on an active arrest warrant.
01/01/13 Sean Stout, 35, of Winamac, IN, arrested on an active arrest warrant out of Jasper County.
From the Knox City Police Department:
01/08/13 Christine Niemiec told police that she ordered a camera and it was shipped by UPS and never got it. UPS is conducting its own investigation.
01/07/13 Chris Roush reported the theft of $1,500 from a safe.
01/07/13 Melody Hollis told police that some unknown person(s) stole the license plate off her vehicle on Jan. 2 and a few days later, her temporary license plate was also stolen.
01/05/13 Zachary Binkley reported a burglary at his residence. A car stereo and cables were reported stolen.
01/05/13 Douglas W. Beem, Jr. called police to report a theft. The battery was stolen from his vehicle. He also told police that the suspect(s) attempted to steal the stereo out of his vehicle.
01/05/13 Jonathan Wagner reported the theft of a car stereo from his vehicle.
01/03/13 Kevin Land told police that he parked his vehicle on the north side of the basketball courts and when he returned to his vehicle, he noticed damage done to his car.
01/03/13 Mark Lovely, 50, 301 E. Danker St., Knox, IN, arrested on a protection order violation
Jennifer Trusty, 34, 1955 E. 250 S., Knox, IN, arrested on a court order violation.
01/01/13 Enoch Berryman, 20, 550 S. State Road 23, Knox, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Possession of Marijuana.