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PARR — The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office received a cellular 911 call from a residence located on S.R. 14 in the Parr area, early morning on Dec. 27. After answering, dispatchers just heard an “open line” with talking in the background. The call was disconnected and dispatchers called back …

ROSELAWN — State Troopers encountered another wrong-way driver on I-65, fortunately, this time there wasn’t a head on crash. On Dec. 26, at approximately 12:10 a.m., Trooper William Carlson was dispatched to a wrong-way vehicle on I-65 northbound near the 240 exit (Lowell exit). The Lowell R…

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REMINGTON — The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office was called to the scene of a home burglary in southern Jasper County on Dec. 19. A press release from the sheriff’s office states two male suspects knocked on a resident’s door, where a couple were at home. The wife answered the door and one sus…

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JASPER COUNTY — On Dec. 11, Officers of the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office assisted the Newton County’s Sheriff’s Office and Drug Task Force to execute a search warrant at a residence north of Remington. This is according to information from the JCSO.

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VALPARAISO — Since August 2018, the Jasper Newton Foundation has been in litigation against the Law office of Robert Monfort, Monfort himself, and his assistant Teri Hardin. Hardin became the legal guardian of a client of the law office, and after the client passed, she filed a will giving h…

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JASPER COUNTY — Thursday morning, Dec. 12, a Jasper County Sheriff’s Office Deputy served a warrant on Jordan R. Davis-Jakich and she was transported to the Jasper County Detention Center for incarceration. The warrant had been issued by the Jasper County Superior Court on Nov. 6, for the fo…

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DEMOTTE — A DeMotte man was arrested the day after Thanksgiving after the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding a physical domestic disturbance, according to a press release from the sheriff’s office. Donald W. Eger, 49, was accused of domestic batter, a Class A misdemeano…

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RENSSELAER — The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office received a call on Nov. 26, regarding a stolen 2000 Ford Ranger truck taken from the Parr area. The caller said the person who took the truck, Paul J. Widup, of DeMotte, did not have permission to take the vehicle. The caller also said Widup ha…

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