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Sheriff’s car damaged in I-69 slideoff

February 27, 2013

    Icy road conditions on I-69 in Huntington County on Tuesday caused an Adams County Sheriff's Department transport officer escorting two adult prisoners to the Department of Corrections near Indianapolis to lose control of his squad car, resulting in heavy damage to the vehicle.
    ACSD Chief Deputy Eric Beer said this morning that veteran reserve officer Fritz Bultemeyer, rural Decatur, was southbound on I-69 when the car hit a patch of ice on the road, causing it to spin out of control and into a nearby field where it struck a fence.

Cron held in Michigan

February 27, 2013

    Police in the Holland, Michigan, area have Wade R. Cron, a 26-year-old Decatur resident, in custody.
    Cron will be returned to Decatur as soon as arrangements can be made by law-enforcement authorities here.
    Cron is wanted here on a charge of criminal confinement, a class D felony.
    Further details in today's print edition.

Police search at mobile home court is fruitless

February 27, 2013

    Numerous police were in and around the mobile home court on S. 13th St. early Tuesday afternoon in search of a probation violator.
    It is believed that one mobile home was entered, but the unidentified person was not found.    
    The city's new police dog was called out at one point, but tracking was difficult for the dog due to the rainy weather.

 

Colleen J. Hodge

February 27, 2013

    Colleen J. Hodge, 64, of Berne, passed away Monday, February 25, 2013, in Indianapolis.
    She was born on March 25, 1948, to the late Chris and Florence (Liechty) Biberstine in Adams County.
    Colleen was a member of the West Missionary Church and was employed at Tyson Foods, Portland. In the past she worked for Dunbar Furniture, Berne Apparel, and CTS Corp. She enjoyed reading, making and sending colorful cards, and especially loved her family.

Jets fly higher than Eagles, 54-33

February 27, 2013

    BERNE—From the opening tip until the final horn, Adams Central left no doubt that their regular season opening win against Churubusco was no fluke.
    The Jets (13-7) took care of business in the opening round of sectional play at South Adams Tuesday night earning a convincing 54-33 win over the Eagles (4-19) to advance to Friday night's semi-final match-up with title favorite Bishop Luers.
    Adams Central had won with a similar score, 51-34, in the opener.

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