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


Trooper McBrier Honored As ‘Top Cop’

On Wednesday, Indiana State Police Superintendent Douglas Carter recognized Senior Trooper Brandon McBrier as the top cop for the Indiana State Police. The ceremony, which was held in Indianapolis, publicly recognized the achievements and accomplishments of several troopers from around the state. Each year the Indiana State Police … Read More

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Six Rochester Residents Face Drug Charges

FULTON COUNTY, Ind. – Indiana State Police concluded a two week criminal drug investigation Wednesday with the arrests of six Fulton County residents. The investigation by Indiana State Police Senior Trooper Mike Lorona and Trooper Wendell Beachy culminated with eight felony and seven misdemeanor charges. Wednesday night, officers from the … Read More


ISP Addresses Safety In Amish Schools

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

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BREAKING: Two Vehicle Crash On Center

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

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

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Warsaw Man Arrested Following Methamphetamine Explosion

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

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UPDATE: Warsaw Woman Hurt In Miami County Accident

(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

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

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

Laurel Mitchell

Tipster Wrong In Webster Unsolved Murder

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

Laurel Mitchell

UPDATE: ‘Someone Knows’ Who Killed Laurel Mitchell

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

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Former Fulton Marshal Arrested

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