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Indiana State Police IRS Calls Are A Scam

EVANSVILLE — The published public phone number of (812) 867-2079 for the Indiana State Police in Evansville is reported to have been spoofed over the last 24 hours. A person notified the Indiana State Police this morning that he received a phone call from (812) 867-2079 and the person calling identified himself as a police officer. The caller further explained that he owed money to the Internal Revenue Service and that if he didn’t pay he would be arrested. This is a common scam and Indiana State Police are not calling residents about their unpaid taxes.

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ISP Seeks Recruits For 76th Recruit Academy

By SGT. ANTHONY EMERY Human Resources and Administration Employment Services Section, Indiana State Police INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Police is now accepting applications for the 76th Recruit Academy. Individuals who are interested in beginning a rewarding career as an Indiana State Trooper may apply online. This website will … Read More

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Traffic Stop Leads To Meth Arrest

WARSAW — Carrie Sinae Finken, 39, 708 W. Catholic St., Pierceton, who also is listed with an address of 4749 E. 100S, Pierceton, has been arrested on charges stemming from a July 27 traffic stop. She was arrested on a warrant Saturday afternoon, Nov. 7.

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Syracuse Meth Lab Explosion

Syracuse Home Explosion Caused by Meth Lab

SYRACUSE — A Syracuse home’s attached garage is in shambles following a late night explosion. The residence is located at the intersection of Palm Drive and Harkless Drive. On Monday, October 12, at approximately 11:30 p.m. the Syracuse Police Department was alerted to a possible fire/explosion at 901 S. Harkless Drive in Syracuse.

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State Police, INDOT, Warn Drivers To Move Over

WARSAW — In an effort to keep Indiana roadways safer, the Indiana State Police and the Indiana Department of Transportation are raising awareness for the state’s “Move Over Law,” which requires motorists to approach cautiously, slow down, and move over when an emergency vehicle is stopped on a … Read More


INDOT, ISP Warn Drivers To ‘Move Over’

INDIANA — Every year, first responders, highway maintenance crews and tow truck drivers across the country are injured or killed on the job while providing services to motorists along America’s highways. The “Move Over” law aims to improve safety for police, firefighters, paramedics, tow truck drivers, and all roadside … Read More


One Critical, One Serious In Milford Crash

MILFORD — One individual is in critical condition and a second one in serious condition following a motorcycle, horse and buggy accident, west of Milford today, Thursday, Sept. 3.

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ISP To Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY — Indiana State Police Sgt. Brandon McBrier has announced a sobriety checkpoint that will be held in St. Joseph County by Bremen Post Troopers. The checkpoint will start during the evening hours of Friday Sept. 4. The checkpoint is in conjunction with the Operation Pull Over Period “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over”.

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Suspect Turns Himself In

TIPPECANOE COUNTY — Zachary Didier, 25, Fort Wayne, has turned himself in to the Tippecanoe County Jail. He turned himself in on Friday, Aug. 28, and has posted bail. The Indiana State Police, Lafayette Post, requested the public’s assistance last week in locating Didier, who was wanted on … Read More


UPDATE: Possible Drowning In Bixler Lake

KENDALLVILLE — Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a report of a possible drowning in Bixler Lake in Kendallville. At 5:36 p.m. today, Tuesday, Aug. 25, Noble County Dispatch received a call that witnesses observed a person calling for help while swimming near the southwest side of the lake. Witnesses observed the person go under the water and not resurface.

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Pence Declares Aug. 23-29, Rail Safety Week

INDIANAPOLIS — Governor Mike Pence declared Aug. 23-29, Indiana Rail Safety Week. Indiana Operation Lifesaver, Indiana State Police, Indiana Department of Transportation, local law enforcement and railroad companies have partnered to raise public awareness about the dangers of disregarding railroad crossings laws and trespassing on railroad property. “Train versus … Read More

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Fort Wayne Police Preparing Drunk Driving Enforcement Mobilization

FORT WAYNE — The Indiana State Police in Fort Wayne announced today its participation in the national and statewide 2015 Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement mobilization occurring Aug. 19 through Sept. 7. Officers will join more than 250 state and local law enforcement agencies and thousands more across the country, to conduct high-visibility patrols encouraging drivers against drinking and driving.

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