Vehicle crashes through Venture Wireless store front
On Monday, March 21, at approximately 2:40 p.m., a silver 2000 Buick LeSabre driven by Cynthia M Palmer, 55, collided with the Venture Wireless (Verizon) building located at 329 N US 35 in Winamac. According to the incident report from the Winamac Police Department, a minor passenger was also involved. Total estimate of all damage was less than $50,000 and the building and vehicle sustained major damage. After further investigation into the accident throughout the week, Officer Gaillard requested to charge Palmer with neglect of a dependent, a level 3 felony, and criminal recklessness resulting in serious bodily injury, a level 6 felony. All criminal defendants are to be presumed innocent until, and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.