NEWTON COUNTY — A police pursuit that occurred in two counties Halloween night resulted in the arrest of Erick D. Banks, 27, of East Chicago, and Tawana C. Alexander, 31, also of East Chicago.

KENTLAND — Christopher Mathis, one of the five people originally charged in the March 30, 2019 murder of Nicole Bowen, accepted a plea agreement and has been released after being sentenced to time served.

BENTON COUNTY — On Wednesday, September 16, 2020, Detectives with the Indiana State Police Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICACTF) arrested a Fowler man on alleged charges of possession of child pornography. The Indiana State Police ICACTF received a Cyber Tip from the National …

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KENTLAND — Garrett Kirts who has been the main suspect in the March 30, 2019 homicide of Nicole Bowen of West Lafayette accepted a plea deal that was approved by Newton County Superior Court Judge Daniel Molter on Sept. 4.

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KENTLAND — Garrett Kirts who has been the main suspect in the March 30, 2019 homicide of Nicole Bowen of West Lafayette accepted a plea deal that was approved by Newton County Superior Court Judge Daniel Molter on Sept. 4.

KENTLAND — Newton County Adult Probation Officer and Community Corrections Director Dustin Burns is expected to resign sometime this week, according to several county officials after he was arrested by the Newton County Sheriff’s Department Aug. 5 for operating a vehicle with a blood alcohol…