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July 28th, 2011

Police get green light to pursue communications upgrade

July 28, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY – Columbia City’s police department is looking to acquire new handheld radios for its police force and it has been given “the green light” by city council to pursue the $180,000 upgrade.
Police Chief Michael Petersen – who also serves as the chairman of the city’s Radio Committee – inquired at Tuesday night’s session of Columbia City’s City Council if the city had an available funding source so the committee can begin the process of planning, budgeting and acquiring the radios.
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ISP’s Lemmon among area ‘top guns’

July 28, 2011

PLAINFIELD — A Whitley County Indiana State Police Trooper is one of four sharp-shooting officers who recently bullseyed their way to first place in ISP’s annual pistol competition, the Putnamville Pistol Match.
Senior Trooper Joel D. Lemmon, a 12-year ISP veteran, joined Master Trooper Jarrod R. Alexander, Senior Trooper Marc D. Leatherman and Trooper John G. Silver at the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy in Plainfield Tuesday.
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South Whitley grant given in Statehouse ceremony

July 28, 2011

SOUTH WHITLEY — July 13 was a memorable day as town council member Joan Eberhart, along with resident Angela Hoffman, represented the Town of South Whitley in a special ceremony at the Indiana Statehouse.

Armed robbery in Larwill

July 28, 2011

LARWILL — The Whitley County Sheriff Department and Indiana State Police are investigating an armed robbery at the Larwill Deli at U.S. 30 and Ind. 5.
According to police radio traffic, a white male with a silver semi-automatic handgun, ski mask, and a hooded sweatshirt held up the Deli at gunpoint at approximately 10:40 p.m. Wednesday night.
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July 27th

Columbia City department heads report to city council

July 27, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — The Columbia City Common Council met Tuesday and a majority of the focus was on the reports from department heads.
Chief of Police Michael Petersen discussed an initiative to replace the police department’s current batch of handheld radios. The council is moving forward on the project, which is currently in its very early stages.
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South Whitley housing gripes directed to law enforcement

July 27, 2011

SOUTH WHITLEY — Unsupervised adolescents, vandalism, loitering, stolen property and lack of respect for personal property in an undisclosed area of town was brought to the town council’s attention by a concerned resident at Monday evening’s meeting.

Police probing pair of S. Whitley burglaries

July 27, 2011

SOUTH WHITLEY — The Whitley County Sheriff’s Department reported two burglaries within five miles, within less than two hours in the South Whitley area Friday night.
WCSD Det. Chuck Vogely said police believe the same suspects were involved in both crimes, due to the manner, location, and timing of the burglaries.
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July 26th

Next step in water project hits snag

July 26, 2011

CHURUBUSCO — The Churubusco Town Council was scheduled to vote on approving additional funds to bore a new water main from the west side to the east side of U.S. 33 at CR 375 N., but Town Council Chairman Frank Kessler said the council “could not approve the work until we get a firm quote from the contractor.”
The vote was tabled until the quote is obtained. Ironclad Excavating of Roanoke was the lowest bidder on the project.
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Drug search leads to bomb

July 26, 2011

CHURUBUSCO — Police who were investigating possible illegal drug and paraphernalia possession stumbled upon a bomb in Churubusco Saturday morning.
Deputies with the Whitley County Sheriff’s Department, Jason Spencer and Mike Engle, were called to 5830 N Timberlane Drive at approximately 9 a.m. Saturday after the owners of a rental property found suspected illegal drugs during a property welfare check.
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Couple face charges in June death of infant

July 26, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — A couple was scheduled to appear in court Monday morning on charges of reckless homicide in connection with the death of a 17-month baby girl June 13 in Columbia City.
Jesse E. McIntosh, 25 and Brittany N. McConnehey, 24, both of 718 Pinecrest in Columbia City, were charged Friday in the death of Taylor McIntosh.
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