Police Reports are simply a record that an arrest has been made and are not an indication of guilt or innocence.
From the Pulaski Sheriff’s Department:
06/16/13 A Winamac resident told police that some unknown person(s) destroyed his garden.
06/16/13 Several complaints of fireworks were made into the Pulaski County Dispatch Center.
06/16/13 The Winamac Fire Department was called to report of large, round hay bales on fire on 350 South.
06/16/13 Police were notified that a chair flew out of the back of a vehicle and hit a car behind that vehicle. Driver was issued a citation for leaky load. The incident happened U.S. Highway 421 and 300 South.
06/16/13 A resident called police who advised that she came home from work and discovered money was missing. Her son’s window was reportedly unlocked.
06/16/13 The Star City Fire Department was called to a tire fire.
06/15/13 Highway 421 was shut down for a while as police investigated a single-vehicle accident. The car sustained substantial damage, but no one was in or with the vehicle when police arrived on scene.
06/15/13 Emergency personnel were called to a two-vehicle accident at 5305 N. U.S 421. Two were injured in the accident.
06/15/13 A resident talked with police about a suspect who is constantly driving recklessly and is now either shooting off fireworks or shooting a gun.
06/14/13 A complaint came in that an Alliance Ambulance reportedly ran three cars off the roadway. Lights and sirens were on and pulled around the caller’s car and forced oncoming cars off the roadway. The ambulance drivers saw the accident and hopes all are ok. The ambulance workers met with officials at the justice center later in the shift. No injuries were reported.
06/13/13 A Winamac man told police that some unknown person(s) hit his mailbox and parts and pieces were all over the road.
06/12/13 A Francesville man reported the theft of a trailer.
06/12/13 The Winamac Fire Department was called to a house fire on Falvey Street. The American Red Cross was called in to help the family find shelter.
06/12/13 A Winamac woman told police that someone may have cut her tire.
06/11/13 An inspection was done on the tower to deal with police radio issues.
06/11/13 A Star City man told the dispatchers that an older man hit an informational sign and his car has rolled. No injuries reported.
06/10/13 Caller told police that she is the caretaker of a property and some of the outbuildings were found open. She was not sure if anyone was still on the property. She was told to get back into the vehicle and police would be on their way. She told dispatch that she’s not worried. She has a hand gun in her possession.
06/10/13 A motorcycle was found in a ditch, but no one was around.
06/13/13 Sara Jackson, 29, of Winamac, IN, arrested on a probation revocation.
06/13/13 Laura Minnick, 49, of Winamac, IN, arrested on probation violation for Theft and two counts of Criminal Mischief.
06/12/13 Michael Hall, 24, of Baroda, MI, arrested on an active arrest warrant for Driving While Suspended-Prior Suspension within 10 years.
From the North Judson Police Department:
06/16/13 A report was taken about a battery in the 400 Block of Main Street. Officer Nick Vanni completed a report that was provided to the Starke County Prosecutor’s Office for official charges.
06/16/13 Another domestic complaint was covered by the North Judson Police in the 300 Block of Franklin Street.
06/15/12 Police were advised of a possible fight going to occur in the Town Park. Officers arrived and the juveniles were disbursed. No fighting took place.
06/15/13 North Judson Police responded to a domestic complaint in the 400 Block of Keller Avenue.
06/14/13 Several juveniles were starting to fight at the North Judson Mint Festival and officers broke it up. A complete report was furnished to the Starke County Probation Department.
06/14/13 A domestic complainant was handled by police in the 500 Block of Cherry Street.
06/12/13 Police responded to a call about a shoplifter at the Dollar General. Chief Deputy Joe Budner conducted an investigation and arrested David Nelson of San Pierre for Conversion.
06/12/13 David A. Nelson, 42, of San Pierre, IN, was arrested on a preliminary charge of Conversion.
From the Knox City Police Department:
06/17/13 An employee at the Next Door Food Store reported a drive-off of $49.82.
06/17/13 A break-in was reported at the Wintersong Village Nursing Home. Money was reported stolen. Police are investigating this case.
06/16/13 A resident told police that a man walking by her house and threw a smoke bomb in her yard. A witness saw the the same thing. A suspect, Dewey Troyer, was detained and later sent for an evaluation.
06/14/13 Police found a man driving erratically down U.S. 35. He told police that he and his girlfriend broke up and he was upset. He had a handgun in the seat, but had a permit for it.
06/14/13 Brian Dixon reported the theft of a license plate.
06/11/13 Jose Perez told police that a vehicle belonging to him and his wife was broken into. Cash and credit cards were reportedly stolen.
06/13/13 Amy Cooke, 2065 N. 1200 E., Plymouth, IN, arrested on two active arrest warrants.
06/11/13 Matthew Diaz, 18, 7340 E. State Road 8, Knox, IN, arrested on a preliminary charge of Intimidation.
From the Starke County Sheriff’s Department:
06/10/13 – A resident of the 2800 block of East Tribue Drive in Knox reported her neighbors yard keeps getting TP’d.
06/10/13 – A windshield was reportedly broken out at the Wooden Nickel in North Judson.
06/11/13 – A theft was reported in the 6700 block of South 850 East in Knox.
06/11/13 – A wedding band and engagement ring were reportedly stolen from a residence in the 4200 block of South 650 West in North Judson.
06/12/13 – A vehicle was broken into in the 7600 block of North Topinabee Road in Walkerton.
06/12/13 – A resident of the 10600 block of East State Road 8 in Knox told police someone had stolen his identity.
06/13/13 – Phone boxes were reportedly damaged in the 2500 block of East 150 South in Knox.
06/13/13 – An employee of IU Health Starke Hospital told police that a 17-year-old had been admitted for lacerations from a sword that had occurred during a family dispute in the 1200 block of South 250 East in Knox.
06/14/13 – A light and leaf blower were reported stolen at the Starke County Airport.
06/15/13 – Thunder Woodlow of Hamlet told police that someone had tried to break into her vehicle.
06/16/13 – A resident of the 1500 block of East 400 South in Knox reported a male subject had run over his mailbox.
06/10/13 – Daniel W. Botarf, 54 of Wheatfield, was arrested on charges of Possession of Marijuana following a disabled vehicle check near the intersection of U.S. 35 and State Road 10.
06/14/13 – John N. Grigsby, 21 of Reynolds, was arrested on charges of Battery by Body Waste, Disorderly Conduct, Resisting Law Enforcement, Intimidation, Battery and Public Intoxication near the intersection of Tecumseh Road and Iruquois in Koontz Lake.
06/14/13 – John Delmen Grigsby, 44 of Monon, was arrested on charges of Resisting Law Enforcement, False Reporting, Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated, Driving While Suspended, and Disorderly Conduct.