DEMOTTE — The Jasper County Sheriff’s Department, along with the Porter County Multi-Enforcement Group purchased a gram of cocaine from Hilario Mercado Jr. on April 30 at a location in Keener Township according to a press release from the sheriff’s office.

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WHEATFIELD — The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office arrested three adults on charges of arson, burglary and criminal trespass, among others with additional charges possible as the investigation continues. Arrested were Jacob R. Call, 24, of Wheatfield; Nicholas C. Dykshorn, 35, of DeMotte, and S…

JASPER COUNTY — One man was arrested Friday and another on Saturday on domestic battery charges in two separate incidents over the weekend. On Friday, Michael R. Clark, 33, of Wheatfield, was arrested by Jasper County Sheriff’s office after an incident that evening where he was allegedly pus…

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WHEATFIELD — Jasper County officers arrested three people over the weekend, one for possession of child pornography. On Friday, James Horn of Wheatfield was taken into custody on a warrant for child pornography after an investigation by the sheriff’s office. A friend of his said he had obser…

DEMOTTE — In the afternoon hours of June 27, Cody J. Johnson, 30, of DeMotte, came to the Jasper County Detention Center and turned himself in on a warrant that was issued June 11 out of Jasper Superior Court for the following charges:

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CAMDEN — A Carroll County couple is being charged with nine counts of animal cruelty after authorities discovered multiple dogs, cats and chickens living in what they describe as “putrid” and “deplorable” living conditions.

Jasper County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to an address in Wheatfield in the morning on June 21, regarding a report of the homeowner finding a syringe inside the home that should not be there.

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The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office and other local area agencies have reportedly received multiple reports of possible home improvement fraud/paving scams involving a white dump truck and newer pickup trucks recently. These subjects are approaching elderly subjects advising they have left ov…

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JASPER COUNTY — Dannae Yozman, previously known by the last name of Zylstra, has begun a 12-year-jail sentence, for behavior which resulted in the death of her infant son, Ayden Zylstra.

In the morning hours of June 8, a Jasper County Sheriff’s Deputy initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of State Rd. 114 and County Rd. 850 W. for a traffic violation.

In the evening hours of June 7, a Jasper County Sheriff’s Deputy initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle for a traffic violation in the area of State Rd. 10 and Deer Field Lane. The driver was identified as Brandon L. Harrison, 34, who currently has no permanent address. His passenger was iden…

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RENSSELAER — Forty-two-year-old Shawna Allen of Rensselaer was arrested on Friday, May 24, after local law enforcement agencies received information about possible drug activity at her residence. This is according to information from the Rensselaer Police Department.

NEW YORK - Hundreds of demonstrators called for the firing of NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo on the fifth anniversary of Eric Garner's death, and Garner's daughter said she's ready to protest daily if the cop remains on the force. "If he doesn't get fired, we're going to do this every day," Emerald Snipes-Garner told about 300 people as they marched from Foley Square to police headquarters in ...

LOS ANGELES - A Superior Court judge will allow handwriting experts to testify during the murder trial of the eccentric real estate scion Robert Durst but will hold an evidentiary hearing to determine how many - and what they can say. Their testimony will center on an anonymous note mailed to Beverly Hills police around the time Susan Berman was killed in 2000 that listed her Benedict Canyon ...

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is always in search of a new hook to keep his fans engaged, especially one that is likely to offend, gain attention or both. Wednesday night, he got one when the crowd at his rally in North Carolina broke into chants of "send her back" as he began cataloging grievances against Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota. Trump paused and looked on for several ...

DEL MAR, Calif. - Bing Crosby's memory was alive and well at the Del Mar racetrack Wednesday. His grandson, Phil Crosby Jr., sang the track's theme song, "Where The Turf Meets The Surf," before the fourth race. It was recorded in 1938 by Bing Crosby, who co-founded the track and greeted the first fan when it opened in 1937. Phil brought his mother, Peggy Crosby Klugman, along for the ride. ...