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Burglary Suspect Captured Inside Home

SYRACUSE — Shawn Arnold, 24, Wawaka, was apprehended at approximately 12:53 p.m. in the attic of the home of Layton Pergrem, 12783 CR 52, Syracuse. He will be incarcerated at the Elkhart County Correctional Facility on charges of burglary, resisting law enforcement and possession of stolen property. He … Read More

UPDATE — Four Vehicle Crash On US 31 Claims One Life

MARSHALL COUNTY — The Indiana State Police continue to investigate a four vehicle crash on US 31 at the intersection of 12th Road near Plymouth that happened shortly before 6:30 a.m. this morning. US 31 was reopened to traffic at 11 a.m. Preliminary investigation has shown that a silver … Read More

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BREAKING — Four Vehicle Crash On US 31 Claims Life

MARSHALL COUNTY — The Indiana State Police is on scene of a four vehicle crash on US 31 at the intersection of 12th Road near Plymouth. The accident happened shortly before 6:30 a.m. Wednesday morning. The north bound lane of US 31 is expected to be closed until at … Read More

FBI Raids Lake County Sheriff’s Home And Offices

CROWN POINT — The FBI and Indiana State Police raided the Lake County Sheriff’s Department and his home early Thursday. A number of FBI agents and state police investigators entered the offices of Lake County Sheriff John Buncich at the Lake County Government Center, 2293 N. Main St., … Read More

Investigators Take The Stand

WARSAW — Testimony Tuesday afternoon in the murder trial of Brandon Thomas Woody and Kyle David DeHart for the deaths of Tara Thornburg and Josh Knisley, focused around investigators in the case and the search for evidence. The cross examination by attorneys for the defendants questioned Syracuse Police … Read More

Man Arrested On I-70 With 48 Pounds Of Marijuana Covered In Yellow Mustard

CLOVERDALE — A man traveling from California to Pennsvlvania was arrested Thursday on eastbound I-70 near Cloverdale after Indiana State Police pulled him over for a routine safety inspection and found a stash of marijuana covered in yellow mustard

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Indiana State Police Retiree Honored

FREMONT — Retired Indiana State Police Master Trooper Ronald G. Kane was honored Monday, Sept. 12, with a Proclamation issued to him by State Police Superintendent Douglas G. Carter for his many years of disseminating information to his community and beyond for the last 20 years. Fort Wayne District Commander Lieutenant … Read More

State Police Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting, LaGrange County

LAGRANGE COUNTY — Investigators from the Indiana State Police, Fort Wayne, are investigating a police officer-involved shooting which stemmed from a vehicle pursuit originating in the Elkhart County town of Middlebury earlier this afternoon, Tuesday, Aug. 16. Preliminary investigation indicates at approximately 3:30 p.m., a 1997 Chevrolet van … Read More

Parkview, State Police To Host Don’t Text And Drive Seminars

FORT WAYNE — This month, Parkview Trauma Centers is teaming up with the Indiana State Police and Evans Toyota to host two free community seminars aimed at teaching people the importance of not driving distracted. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear the story of Chandler Gerber, who … Read More

State Police Arrest Three In Elkhart Drug Investigation

By TRENT SMITH Public Information Officer, Indiana State Police Bremen Post ELKHART COUNTY — A two-month drug investigation by the Indiana State Police ended with three arrests Tuesday morning, Aug. 2, after troopers served a search warrant at an Elkhart home. The state police raided the home located at … Read More

Shooting Incident Names To Be Released Soon

NORTH WEBSTER — Names of the individuals involved in the North Webster Shooting will be divulged tomorrow, Friday, July 29, mid-morning or afternoon, according to Indiana State Police Public Information Officer Sgt. Trent Smith. Smith stated the ISP won’t be speaking to the Kosciusko Deputy Sheriff, who was … Read More

Elder Arrested For Drugs, Possession Of Firearm By Violent Felon

NOTE: Ink Free News has been notified that the information received pertaining to this story stems from charges filed in January. The information on the booking sheet should have read, “failure to appear.” The original article from January can be accessed here. WARSAW — Chase Allen Elder, 31, 4447 … Read More

State Police K-9 Retired From Bremen Post

BREMEN — Indiana State Police K-9 Zane has been retired after nearly eight years of service working the road. Trooper Ryan McNamara and his partner Zane have been patrolling the Bremen district since December, 2008. Over their career, McNamara and Zane have been responsible for removing pounds of … Read More