Pulaski County Sheriff's Office

A local teacher who was arrested in 2017 after coming in contact with police has agreed to a 12-month pretrial diversion agreement.  On April 30, the agreement was filed by the state and will allow Kyle Johnson, 44, Winamac, to avoid criminal charges on his record if he completes the agreed...
Former Pulaski County Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Ron Patrick faced a sentencing hearing on April 18 and he won’t be spending any time in jail.  Patrick, who was indicted on five counts of theft, four counts of official misconduct, one count of obstruction of justice and one count of deception on Aug. 9...
Numerous questions and concerns regarding the county salary matrix have caused Pulaski County Council members to schedule a special workshop.  During the past several months several questions have arisen because of a 1-percent raise the county employees have received and because of department heads...
A preliminary plea of not guilty was entered in court for a 32-year-old Winamac man who is facing two charges of murder.  Ross H. Stacy was formally charged with two counts of murder after the bodies of his father and his father’s friend were discovered during the evening hours of March 9.  ...
Former Pulaski County Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Ron Patrick has pleaded guilty to one felony after previously facing 11 counts.  Patrick, who was indicted on five counts of theft, four counts of official misconduct, one count of obstruction of justice and one count of deception on Aug. 9, 2016,...
Two people are dead after an alleged argument between a father and son on Tuesday, March 6. The victims’ bodies were not found until late Friday, March 9.
A 32-year-old Winamac man is facing two charges of murder after the bodies of his father and his father’s friend were discovered late Friday evening.  Ross H. Stacy, 32, was formally charged with two counts of murder on Monday after police were called by the brother of one of the deceased to a...
Pulaski County Community Development Commission Executive Director Nathan Origer asked for clarification from the county council after his office was short-changed a pay raise.  Origer approached the council, during a regular meeting Monday night, about the 1-percent pay raise that he understood...
Police descended on a local Winamac business as they found the missing Knox woman and her vehicle on Friday.
The Knox woman who has been missing since Jan. 14 was found deceased in Winamac on Friday.  Barbara McCurdy, 37, was found deceased, in the black Chevy Cobalt she was last seen driving, in the parking lot of Braun Chevrolet. Police received a call of an unresponsive woman in the car on Friday...
One of several accidents on Dec. 24 involved a Pulaski County EMS vehicle. The single-vehicle accident left the driver and passenger shook up. The two were treated at Pulaski Memorial Hospital and released.
A mixture of mayhem imploded in the county on Christmas Eve causing local emergency responders to team up and call for a little help. On Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, police, emergency medical services and first responders were called to two overdoses, seven vehicle accidents and one medical call in just...
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...

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Pulaski County Journal

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Winamac, IN 46996

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