Pulaski County Sheriff's Office

The Pulaski County Justice Center could soon house federal inmates that will bring revenue into the sheriff's budget.
Pulaski County Sheriff Jeff Richwine had positive news for the Pulaski County Council Monday evening.  Richwine has been working to establish the jail as a location that can house federal inmates.  It was estimated that the jail could hold about 20 federal inmates. Richwine said housing the federal...
The Pulaski County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office completed a review of the circumstances surrounding the shooting of a Lafayette man by police.
Officers involved in the fatal shooting of a Lafayette man on March 28 acted in accordance with Indiana law, according to Pulaski County Prosecuting Attorney Daniel P. Murphy.  Murphy and the prosecuting attorney’s office completed the review of the circumstances surrounding the shooting that...
On March 28, police from several different agencies were involved in the pursuit of Doffin Jr. after he was suspected of dragging his daughter from a Warren County home.
A fatal shooting has left the public with a number of questions as information is being released by the police a bit at a time. The latest news that has been released on the fatal shooting of Peter J. Doffin Jr., 36, of Lafayette, is that the Pulaski County Prosecutor’s Office will investigate the...
Two of the three Pulaski County Commissioners gave their verbal approval as Pulaski County Sheriff Jeff Richwine proposed purchasing a second K-9 for the department at a regular meeting Monday evening.  Richwine said he would like to purchase a second K-9 to help cover the shifts.  In obtaining a...
A total of nine individuals were arrested on Dec. 14. in regards to an investigation of child abuse.
On Tuesday, Dec. 13, the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office received information in reference to possible child abuse in the area of CR 750 W. and CR 800 N. Information was obtained in reference to a 3-year-old female being kept inside of a locked wooden box at the residence. The information stated...
Pulaski County Sheriff Jeff Richwine gave the Pulaski County Commissioners both good and bad news during a regular meeting Monday evening.  Richwine’s news included both collecting and spending funds.  The first bit of bad news he discussed with the commissioners was about a deputy vehicle being...
Tammie Bachman
Residents will be seeing a new face traveling through Pulaski County.  Tammie Bachman was recently hired as the part-time animal control officer, taking the position from John Kleinofen, who is retiring.  Pulaski County Sheriff Jeff Richwine said Kleinofen will work with Bachman for a few weeks so...
Two Pulaski County Sheriff’s deputies’ quick response helped save the life of a Rensselaer woman on Sept. 3.  Pulaski County Sheriff’s Deputy Seth Barton and K-9 Officer Aaron Heims responded to a call of an unresponsive woman in a vehicle in the area of 403 N. U.S. 421 in Medaryville at 5:14 a.m...
Former Pulaski County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Ron Patrick was arrested.
Former Pulaski County Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Ron Patrick has turned himself in Wednesday afternoon as he faces 11 charges including nine felonies.  Patrick, who was arrested in Marshall County, was indicted by a grand jury on Aug. 9 for alleged criminal acts against the sheriff’s office. Patrick is...
The scene at Pulaski Memorial Hospital gave an indication that something big happened on Monday, Aug. 1, as police descended there. One sheriff's deputy was injured during a pursuit and was airlifted from Winamac.
A Pulaski County Sheriff’s Deputy was injured while in pursuit of a subject Monday afternoon.  At the time of the Pulaski County Commissioners’ meeting, Monday night, Pulaski County Sheriff Jeff Richwine said the deputy was airlifted to Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne.  The accidental dog bite came...

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