ISP Addresses Safety In Amish Schools

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Several Indiana State Police Troopers from the Bremen Post recently addressed the Amish Community in Elkhart County about school safety and what to do in the event they are faced with an active shooter or a similar situation. While most are well aware of the recent school shooting … Read More

BREAKING: Two Vehicle Crash On Center

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Warsaw police and firefighters of the Warsaw-Wayne Township Fire Territory are on the scene of a two vehicle accident on Center Street at Eastlake Drive. Injuries were reported to dispatch, but no additional information is yet known. We have a reporter headed to the scene and will provide … Read More

Fugitive Captured After Hours Long Search

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Police from several agencies spent hours Tuesday afternoon searching an area near Whitley County’s Big Lake, for a suspect wanted on several outstanding warrants and for trying to run down a police officer with a vehicle. (See related) Anthony Michael McClellan, 23, of Churubusco, was being sought in … Read More

Warsaw Man Arrested Following Methamphetamine Explosion

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A Warsaw man was arrested on drug charges after police in Kosciusko County responded to an explosion call. Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department deputies responded this morning at approximately 1:06 a.m. to the location of 5571 South, Lake Shore Drive West, Warsaw, after receiving a 9-1-1 call of a … Read More

UPDATE: Warsaw Woman Hurt In Miami County Accident

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(UPDATE: Indiana State Police today (Aug. 4) report that Terra Hildebrand, 22, who was a passenger in a vehicle involved in the accident, has died.) A Warsaw woman escaped serious injury Sunday afternoon when her vehicle was hit on U.S. 31 in Miami County. Megan Burns, 33, was traveling north … Read More

ISP Shares School Bus Stop Laws

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In Indiana, August brings hot weather, the State Fair and also the start of a new school year. Every school year the Indiana State Police receives numerous complaints about school bus stop arm violations from school corporations around the state. The Indiana Department of Education surveys school corporations … Read More

ISP Warns Of Driveway Sealing Scammers

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NOBLE COUNTY, Ind. — The Indiana State Police and the Noble County Sheriff’s Department are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying two men, believed to be a father-son duo, who have been soliciting their paving services and in doing so, allegedly bilked an elderly couple out of … Read More

Tipster Wrong In Webster Unsolved Murder

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There has been a setback in the unsolved murder case of Laurel Mitchell. This morning, Indiana State Police Detective Kevin Smith said a lead on a youth musical group that performed in North Webster on the night of Aug. 6, 1975, led to the wrong group of performers. Given … Read More

UPDATE: ‘Someone Knows’ Who Killed Laurel Mitchell

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UPDATE: Earlier this Wednesday morning, Indiana State Police Detective Kevin Smith said he is once again looking for members of a youth musical group that performed in North Webster on the night of Aug. 6, 1975. While the detective had been given the name of a group known as … Read More

Former Fulton Marshal Arrested

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The part-time Fulton Town Marshal at the center of an investigation for allegedly accepting compensation for hours never worked, has been arrested by Indiana State Police. Jason R. Coleman, 37, of Rochester, was arrested Wednesday evening on 7 felony charges that stemmed from a 2-month long investigation by … Read More

Kentucky Escapee Captured In Fulton

FULTON, Ind. – On Monday evening, officers assigned to the United States Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force and the Indiana State Police Area Criminal Investigations Division captured an inmate who escaped from the Boyle County Detention Center located Danville, Ky. At approximately 4:45 p.m., officers arrested Joshua Thompson, 32, … Read More

Public Assistance Needed In Cold Case

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Cold Case Investigators with the Indiana State Police are seeking the public’s assistance in trying to solve a murder case that occurred nearly 40 years ago in either Kosciusko or Noble County. According to Detective Kevin Smith, then 17-year-old Laurel Jean Mitchell was last seen leaving work at … Read More

ISP Reminds On Firework Laws, Safety

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The Indiana State Police would like all Hoosiers to have a safe Independence Day holiday. Due to many Hoosiers celebrating our nation’s independence with the use of fireworks, the Indiana State Police would like to inform citizens of the Indiana fireworks law which is in place for the … Read More

Rochester Man’s Death Under Investigation

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LEITERS FORD, Ind. – Indiana State Police are investigating an incident early Sunday morning that has claimed the life of a Rochester man. According to a press release, at approximately 1:44 a.m. Sunday, officers from the Indiana State Police and the Fulton County Sheriff’s Department responded to the Leiters … Read More