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Suspect named in Berne robbery

August 8, 2011

    A 25-year-old Redkey man has been charged with a variety of crimes stemming from the Sunday attempted robbery at the CVS pharmacy in Berne.
    Adams County Prosecuting Attorney Chris Harvey said in a statement released late Monday morning that Seth T. Curtis faces multiple charges in connection with the incident, in which gunshots were fired inside the pharmacy.

Holdup man shot in Berne

August 8, 2011

    A would-be robber reportedly was in stable condition this morning after he was shot during a hold-up attempt at approximately 2 p.m. Sunday at the CVS pharmacy in Berne.
    A three-line press release issued by the Berne Police Department said only that an off-duty officer responded to the store following a report of an attempted armed robbery and that "shots were fired." Police Chief Tim Taylor told Fort Wayne television outlets the shots were exchanged in the store's pharmacy counter.

City rain hits 1.68

August 8, 2011

        The dry spell in Decatur took a big hit over the weekend, with over an inch and a half of rain recorded at the city weather station.
        Weather station officials say they measured 1.06 of an inch on Saturday and another .6 of an inch on Sunday.
        Berne recorded .77 of an inch of rain over the weekend, and Geneva had .54, according to reports.

Pond charge is elevated to murder

August 8, 2011

    Wells County officials have announced that they filed information with the Wells County Circuit Court to change the charge of reckless homicide, a class C felony, to murder in the case against Bruce Pond, 46, Ossian.
    Pond was arrested shortly after four year-old Jacob Michuda, also of Ossian, was shot to death while fishing with his father at a Wells County pond on the evening of July 22.

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