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Warsaw Driver Involved In Vehicle/Bicycle Accident

ROCHESTER — John P. Dirico, 52, Warsaw, driver of a box truck, was involved in a vehicle/bicycle accident Thursday, Sept. 7, on SR 110 in Rochester. He was not injured. Nathanael Ramer, 19, Rochester, suffered a head injury after being thrown from his bicycle in the accident. He … Read More

Troopers Helping Students Learn Team Building And Conservation

By SGT. TED BOHNER Indiana State Police Bremen District Public Information Officer SYRACUSE — Two Indiana State Troopers from the Bremen Post traded in their police cars in favor of rubber rafts for a few days this week. For the past three years Trooper Kyle Dukes and Trooper … Read More

Trier Arrested For Home Improvement Fraud

SYRACUSE — A home improvement fraud has landed a Syracuse man in jail and facing three charges relating to that incident. Charges of home improvement fraud were filed in July by Indiana State Police. While two of the charges are class A misdemeanors, the third charge was enhanced … Read More

Two Local Residents Involved In Serious Water Related Incident In Whitley County

COLLAMER — Richard V. Wilson, 31, Warsaw, and Zachary A. Anderson, 25, Syracuse, were taken to Parkview Regional Medical Center by Parkview Samaritan Medical Transport following a water related incident in Whitley County Sunday, June 25. At approximately 11:59 a.m. Wilson attempted to cross over the Collamer Low … Read More

Former ISP District Commander Is Fifth Candidate For Sheriff’s Position

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — Louis W. (Bill) Brown, Pierceton, has announced he has filed to seek the nomination for Kosciusko County Sheriff June 21. “With the recent events that have occurred with the sheriff’s department it is time to bring in new proven leadership, integrity and professionalism to the … Read More

Dukes Seeks To Fill Sheriff’s Term

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — Kyle Patrick Dukes has announced his intention to seek the appointment by the Republican caucus for the office of sheriff of Kosciusko County.

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Boy’s Life Saved By Off-Duty Trooper, Nurse And Coach

KIMMELL — An eight year old Wolcottville boy’s life was saved this past Saturday afternoon during a baseball game because of the quick actions of his coach, who was an off-duty Rome City Deputy Marshal, an off-duty Indiana State Trooper and a nurse who was watching the game from the stands.

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Officers Involved In Shooting Identified

GOSHEN — Three officers from the Goshen Police Department were involved in the Wednesday, April 5, shooting of 19-year old Michael Alcaraz. They are identified as: Sgt. Gregory Stuart Smith, hired Jan. 2, 1987; Patrolman Todd A. Shidler, hired Oct. 27, 1995; and Patrolman Coty R. Brown, hired, … Read More

UPDATE: Suspect Identified In Officer Involved Shooting In Goshen

GOSHEN — Michael Alcaraz, 19, Bristol, has positively been identified by the Indiana State Police as the suspect who was killed by police Wednesday morning, April 5, in the parking lot of the Double D Bar and Grill in Goshen. Alcaraz also has ties to the Chicago area. … Read More

UPDATE: State Police Investigate Officer Involved Shooting In Goshen

GOSHEN — Indiana State Police continue to investigate the police action shooting that happened around 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 5, in Goshen. The circumstances surrounding the initial call from the BP gas station that led police to the area and ultimately to chase and shoot the armed man in the parking lot of the Double D Bar and Grill are still under investigation.

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Officer Involved Shooting, One Killed, One Wounded

GOSHEN —Indiana State Police are investigating an officer involved shooting in Goshen, which killed one person and injured another. At 9:27 a.m. today, Wednesday, April 5, officers with the Goshen Police Department were dispatched to the area of the BP gas station on the corner of US 33 … Read More

Statewide Tornado Drill March 21

INDIANAPOLIS — National Weather Service, in conjunction with the Indiana State Police, Indiana Department of Homeland Security, Indiana Department of Education, Indiana Broadcasters Association, American Red Cross and Amateur Radio Operators will conduct a statewide test of communication systems at 10:15 a.m. and 7:35 p.m. Tuesday, March 21. … Read More

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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