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An Ounce Of Meth Leads To 8-Year Sentence

WARSAW — A Mentone man will serve eight years in prison after police discovered him in possession of one ounce of methamphetamine. Dennis D. Meade, 54, 4929 S. 700W, Mentone, is charged with possession of methamphetamine, a level 3 felony; and resisting law enforcement, a class A misdemeanor. Two criminal charges, as well as two additional drug cases, were all dismissed as part of a plea agreement.
MENTONE, IN
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Theft Of Tesla In Mentone Quickly Culminates In Crash

MENTONE — A woman who allegedly stole a Tesla in Mentone crashed it minutes later into a thicket of trees. The accident happened shortly before 2 p.m. on a gravel road that leads to the town’s sewage plant. The unidentified driver was airlifted by Lutheran Air to a...
MENTONE, IN
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Warsaw Man Receives Local Sentence On Two Drug Cases

WARSAW — A Warsaw man will serve a four-year sentence locally on two drug possession cases. In the first case, Chadd Leroy Shumaker, 40, 113 S. Wood St., Warsaw, was charged with possession of methamphetamine and failure to appear, both level 6 felonies. He was also charged with possession of methamphetamine, a level 5 felony, in a second case. Eight additional criminal charges were dismissed as part of a plea agreement.
WARSAW, IN
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Batmobile Garage Raid Hearing Canceled, California DA Considers Dropping Case

Our friend, Mark Racop, who owns Fiberglass Freaks in Indiana, had his garage raided recently by a California Sheriff's Office thousands of miles from their jurisdiction. Racop, who is the only artist licensed to replicate the 1966 Batmobile, told ABC 7 that customer Sam Anagnostou ordered one of the $210,000 vehicles, but missed a $20,000 payment during the building process. He "disappeared on me for over eight months, almost nine months."
LOGANSPORT, IN
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Bridge Work Starting this Week in Marshall County

Bridge work is starting this week in Marshall County. The bridge replacement project on Queen Road north of 1st Road has begun with no thru traffic allowed. The road will be closed up to 60 days in order to complete the project. Bridge repair work will begin Wednesday, August 10...
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Warsaw Police Help Apprehend Suspects In Indianapolis Homicide

WARSAW – Two people wanted in connection to a July homicide in Indianapolis were arrested Thursday, Aug. 4, in Warsaw. According to a news release issued Friday, Aug. 5, from the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, 42-year-old Stephen Cartwright and 21-year-old Madison Fowler were arrested for their alleged involvement in a July homicide.
WARSAW, IN
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Pierceton Man Accused Of Battering Woman

PIERCETON — A Pierceton man was arrested after allegedly battering a woman. Aaron Lee Brown, 20, 8280 E. US 30 Lot 114, Pierceton, is charged with strangulation and battery resulting in moderate bodily injury, both level 6 felonies; and domestic battery, a class A misdemeanor. On July 17, a...
PIERCETON, IN
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Warsaw Man Arrested For Possessing Gun As Convicted Felon

WARSAW — A Warsaw man was recently arrested for illegally possessing a gun as a convicted felon. Philip Ryan Shriver, 37, 1404 E. Market St., Warsaw, is charged with unlawful possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon, a level 4 felony; carrying a handgun with a prior felony conviction and possession of methamphetamine, both level 5 felonies; possession of methamphetamine, a level 6 felony; possession of marijuana, a class B misdemeanor; possession of paraphernalia, a class C misdemeanor; and possession of marijuana, a class A misdemeanor.
WARSAW, IN
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2 Indianapolis Homicide Suspects Arrested In Warsaw

Two people wanted in connection to a July homicide in Indianapolis were arrested Thursday in Warsaw. According to a news release Friday from the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, 42-year-old Stephen Cartwright and 21-year-old Madison Fowler were arrested for their alleged involvement in a July homicide investigation. An Indianapolis Star story...
WARSAW, IN
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Tippecanoe Chapman Sewer Bids $9.5 Million Over Estimate

NORTH WEBSTER — Bids for the Tippecanoe and Chapman sewer project came in over the preliminary engineering report estimate costs and above the funding allocated by the State Revolving Fund and USDA Rural Development. The low bids on all three contracts totaled $41,527,581.27, well above the estimated cost of...
TIPPECANOE, IN
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Silver Lake Lions Donates School Supplies To Claypool Elementary

Warsaw Community Schools thanks the Silver Lake Lions Club for their recent donation to students at Claypool Elementary School. Nichole Taylor, Angel McGlennen, Mia Smith and Lynda Schuster presented the donation. Taylor said, “Over $2,000 was donated by local businesses. We’d like to thank Silver Lake Lions Club;Shankster Brothers; Silver...
WARSAW, IN
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Six Witnesses Testify In Warsaw Murder Trial

WARSAW — Thirteen jury members were selected and six witnesses testified during the first day of a four-day jury trial regarding a murder in Warsaw. Vickie Louise Wooldridge, 45, 19 M Dee Acres, Nappanee, is charged with murder, a felony; attempted murder, a level 1 felony; aggravated battery and attempted criminal confinement, both level 3 felonies; and battery while armed with a deadly weapon, a level 5 felony.
WARSAW, IN
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Syracuse Man Gets Six Year Sentence For Firing Handgun

WARSAW — A Syracuse man has been sentenced to six years after he fired a handgun near two people. Phom Ma Jack Davis Nakasen, 40, 1206 N. Algonquin Drive, was sentenced for five charges related to the incident. Those include one count of criminal recklessness committed with a deadly weapon, a Level 6 felony; two counts of pointing a firearm at another, both Level 6 felonies; carrying a handgun without a license, a Class A misdemeanor; and unlawful possession of a firearm by a domestic batterer, a Class A misdemeanor.
SYRACUSE, IN
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James Manuwal — UPDATED

James R. Manuwal, 78, Argos, died Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022, at his home in Argos. He was born Nov. 23, 1943. He married Sandra Phelps on May 1, 1966; she survives. He is also survived by his four children, Sarah (Kip) Emmonds, Tippecanoe, Abigail (Mark) McIntire, Argos, Adam Manuwal, Culver and Seth Manuwal, Tippecanoe; eight granchildren; five great-grandchildren; brother, Robert (Becky) Manuwal, Plymouth; sister, Kathy Herschberger, Westfield; brother-in-law, Richard Larson; and sisters and brothers-in-law, Jackie (David) Wright and Susie (Terry) Bellmer.
ARGOS, IN
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Dorothy Brown — PENDING

Dorothy Brown, 95, Pierceton, died Monday, Aug. 8, 2022, at Paddock Springs Senior Living, Warsaw. Arrangements are pending with McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapels.
PIERCETON, IN
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James L. Parker

James L. Parker, 59, of Wabash, Indiana, passed away on August 6, 2022, at his home. He was born on May 21, 1963, to Ray K. and Betty (Shinn) Parker in Melborne, Florida. James worked in construction for Tradesman International in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He married Mary Katie King on February 17, 2005. He served in the United States Navy. He attended Bachelor Creek Church of Christ in Wabash. James loved photography, especially taking photos of nature and hummingbirds. He also enjoyed bonfires and outdoor movies with his family and smoking meat.
WABASH, IN
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