Domestic battery cases difficult for criminal justice system

WHITLEY COUNTY — Domestic violence, domestic battery, rape, sexual battery and sexual assault crimes are the most problematic crimes to prosecute and the most...

Court documents outline S. Whitley doctor allegations

  SOUTH WHITLEY — A probable cause affidavit submitted by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency outlines the investigation behind the arrest of a former South...
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Best outcome achieved with courthouse crisis

COLUMBIA CITY — “I hope to think the stars were aligned that night — that everything that happened was for a reason.” Columbia City Police...

Bruner receives light sentence on first ever offense

COLUMBIA CITY— Judge Matthew Rentschler was in a trusting mood Monday in Whitley County Circuit Court as he handed Paula Bruner a light sentence...

Davidsen sentenced six years for child porn

COLUMBIA CITY — Christopher Davidsen, 44, of Columbia City, received a six-year sentence in Circuit Court Monday on charges of possession of child pornography,...

State Police investigating death of Whitley County woman

From staff reports The Criminal Investigation Division of the Indiana State Police in Fort Wayne is investigating the death of a 25-year-old Whitley County woman after...

Columbia City man arrested on child pornography, exploitation charges

COLUMBIA CITY — A 44-year-old Whitley County man was arrested last week on felony charges following a nearly four-month long investigation into various alleged...

Sheriff tells haunting memory: A perspective on the 1884 hanging of Charles Butler

Editor's note: The following was written by local resident Don Sexton and published in The Bulletin, a publication by the Whitley County Historical Society,...

Plea deals play own role against drug crisis

Plea deals for charges relating to illegal drugs or substances are a common occurrence in the Whitley County Circuit Court. Whitley County Prosecutor D.J. Sigler...

Two jury trials scheduled in Whitley Circuit Court

  COLUMBIA CITY — Jury trials were scheduled for two men in Whitley County Circuit Court. Shane Flick, 30, of Churubusco, was arrested on July 16,...
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