Death Investigation

ISP Investigating Death Of Whitley County Jail Inmate

Investigators from the Indiana State Police post in Fort Wayne are investigating the death of a 48-year-old male inmate of the Whitley County Jail after he was found unconscious and unresponsive in his cell last night. Preliminary investigation by Detective Andrew Mills indicated that at approximately 2 p.m., … Read More

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ISP Arrests Driver Involved In Bremen Buggy Crash

The Indiana State Police have arrested Laurie Bope, 44, of Goshen for her involvement in a crash that happened last Friday afternoon. The crash that occurred on US 6 near Dogwood Rd. in Bremen, involved a horse drawn buggy and a pickup truck (see related). The accident left … Read More

Do Not Cross

Off-Duty North Manchester Police Officer Dies in Wabash County Crash

On Monday, Nov. 18, at approximately 3:42 p.m., officers from the Indiana State Police and the Wabash County Sheriff’s Department responded to a three vehicle crash near 5394 South SR 15, in which an off-duty police officer died. The preliminary crash investigation by Trooper Chuck Meyer revealed that … Read More


Three Airlifted Following Marshall County Buggy Crash

At 1:45 p.m. today troopers from the Bremen State Police Post responded to reports of a crash involving a horse drawn buggy and a pickup truck. The crash happened on US 6 near Dogwood Rd. in Bremen. Preliminary investigation by Trooper Rod Schuh revealed that the driver of … Read More

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Police Apprehend Suspects From Bremen Home Break-In

The Indiana State Police along with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department and the Plymouth Police Department captured two individuals that were being sought from a home break in that occurred Thursday morning. The break-in happened at a vacant home located at 402 N. Kenilworth Rd. in Bremen. The … Read More

Police LIghts

ISP Seeks Information On INDOT Worker Assault

Bourbon – The Indiana State Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a man who assaulted an Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) worker today around 11:15 a.m. The assault happened in the southbound lane of SR 331 just south of Bourbon in a construction zone. The … Read More


McGuire Allegedly Used Whitley County Funds For Personal Purchases

According to a probable cause affidavit from the Whitley County Prosecutor’s Office, Indiana State Police Detective Deven Hostetler states the Jennifer R. McGuire knowingly or intentionally exerted unauthorized control over Whitley County property between the dates of Feb. 12, 2011 and June 30, 2014. McGuire faces two theft … Read More


No Shortage Of Drama During Enchanted Hills Board Meeting

Tuesday night’s Enchanted Hills board of directors meeting saw no changes made in the plans to build a new building in partnership with Bowen Center, but that doesn’t mean the meeting lacked controversy. In a heated discussion bordering on chaos, members of both the board and the community … Read More


UPDATE: Car Vs. Pedestrian on Winona Ave., Warsaw

UPDATE: According to a press release from the Warsaw Police Department, at approximately 2:22 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, 3-year-old Brenda Lazano of Warsaw exited Carniceria San Jose, located on E. Winona Ave. near Wood Street, and walked towards the driver’s side of her parents van, parked in front … Read More


Accident On US 30 Near 800 West

5:20 p.m.: According to Indiana State Police at the scene, a two vehicle collision occurred when one vehicle failed to yield the right of way at the intersection of US 30 and N. 800 West. There were four minor injuries reported. An investigation is still ongoing. INITIAL REPORT: … Read More


Suspect Confesses To Vehicle Break-Ins

Milford Police have resolved three reports of vehicle break-ins over the past week. The case broke open late Wednesday afternoon, when, through the vigilance of employees at The Papers Inc., one of the break-ins and suspicious activity in The Papers Inc., parking lot was observed. Police were immediately alerted … Read More


ISP Provides Harvest Time Driving Safety Tips

During this time of year farmers are out harvesting their crops which means large farm equipment will be on the roadways. As the farmers move their equipment from field to field motorists are reminded to exercise caution on the roadways particularly on county roads. Remember, some farm implements … Read More


Stolen Moped Leads To Standoff

A stolen moped leads Warsaw Police to a meth lab and a wanted felon who barricaded himself inside a local hotel. According to a press release from Warsaw Police Department, yesterday morning, Warsaw Police located a stolen moped outside of the Victory Hotel, located at 223 W. Jefferson … Read More


ISP Participating In ‘Drug Take Back Day’

This upcoming weekend, the Indiana State Police and Drug Enforcement Administration will offer residents a chance to get rid of pills, cough syrup, and other unwanted medications that have been accumulating around their homes. The ninth “National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day” will be held from 10 a.m. to … Read More


ISP Unveils Electronic Firearms Application Process

Today, the Indiana State Police unveiled a new electronic firearms application process that will be in effect beginning Oct. 1. The new process will remove the “paper” application and after Oct. 1 only electronic applications will be accepted. Firearms permits issued after Oct. 1 will also be hard … Read More

Gary Helman

Gary Helman’s Fears Cost Him His Life

(EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is the final part of a series regarding allegations of police and judicial corruption that Gary Helman said plagued him, all because of a custody dispute that began in Whitley County in 2003.) Gary Helman spent at least the last 5 years living in fear … Read More