MARTINSVILLE, IN – Gov. Eric J. Holcomb yesterday announced his infrastructure agenda plan for 2019, including a new $1 billion investment in infrastructure projects. The Next Level Connections program will expand broadband services in rural Indiana, grow the state’s systems of trails, create more nonstop international flights, and move up the completion of major highway projects. The state also will continue to pursue building a new fourth water port at Lawrenceburg and expansion of rail projects in northwest Indiana.
“Today we’re sending a big message to the world that Indiana is making a huge investment in our quality of life and for those who aspire to join us,” said Holcomb. “We are linking Hoosiers to each other and to the world.”
Board Of Works Approves A 2019 Request From St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church For Eucharistic Procession
Peru, IN – The Peru Board of Public Works and Safety met in regular session at the City Building on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. During this meeting the Board approved an electrician test, and a request from St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church to conduct a Eucharistic Procession as part of their Corpus Christi Feast to be held on June 23, 2019.
The St. Charles Eucharistic Procession request was submitted to the Board by Katie Slonina. According to the request, “The Catholic Tradition celebrates a feast called Corpus Christi every year and in 2019, this feast falls on June 23rd.” According to tradition, the Church participates in a Eucharistic Procession. “We Catholics believe that the Eucharist is the source and summit of our faith, the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ and this procession is a witness to that belief.” It was explained to the board that this procession is similar to a parade with the members of the congregation singing while following a particular route.
The procession will proceed from the Church building at 58 W. 5th Street heading south on Miami Street to Main Street and then east to Broadway Street, North to 7th Street and back to Miami Street returning to the church property. They anticipate approximately 100 Church members using the sidewalks. PPD will provide an escort to assist the congregation with crossing the streets. The board approved this request.
Friday, August 30, 2018
12:04 a.m. A report of an animal problem in the 100 block of W. Main St. A bat was removed from a residence.
12:30 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of Huntington St. / E. Main St. Warning issued.
12:48 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of Elizabeth St. / W. Franklin St.
12:53 a.m. K9 deployment in the area of Elizabeth St. / W. Franklin St. Free air sniff.
- Written by Sgt. Tony Slocum - ISP Public Information Officer
- Category: Indiana State Police District 16 Peru
Grant County, IN – This morning at approximately 8:12 a.m., officers from the Indiana State Police and the Grant County Sheriff’s Department responded to a two-vehicle crash on State Road 13 at Grant County Road 100 North, which killed a Converse, IN woman.
The preliminary crash investigation by Trooper A.J. Coffee revealed that Ivy R. Curtis, 43, Converse, IN was driving a 2007 Chevrolet Uplander eastbound, on Grant County Road 100 North, approaching a stop sign at the intersection of State Road 13. The Chevrolet failed to stop, for the stop sign, and pulled onto State Road 13, into the path of a southbound 2018 GMC Yukon. The GMC, driven by Tonya L Hedrick, 45, Somerset, IN, hit the Chevrolet in the driver’s side.
Peru, IN - On Sunday, September 2nd, the Peru Police Department was made aware of a possible inappropriate relationship between a Peru Community Schools teacher and a teenage student. Through the initial investigation, it was learned that this inappropriate contact was via social media. PPD investigators also learned of a possible sexual relationship between the former Peru High School teacher, now Peru Junior High School teacher, and the Peru High School student.
On September 4th, the Peru Police Department notified the Peru Community Schools administration of the allegation against the teacher.
The teacher was interviewed by PPD investigators involving his contact via social media and sexual involvement with the student. The teacher confessed to the social media contacts as well as the sexual relationship he had with the student. At this point, there is no evidence that indicates that any sexual contact occurred on school grounds.
UPDATE: Silver Alert 044-2018 issued on Tuesday, September 4, 2018, on Herbert F. Sullivan has been canceled as of Wednesday, September 05, 2018 at 11:13 AM We have reached out to the Sheriff's Department to learn more and are awaiting a callback.
A Statewide Silver Alert has been declared, repeating, a Statewide Silver Alert has been declared.
The Miami County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the disappearance of an adult from Peru, Indiana. Peru, Indiana is 83 miles north of Indianapolis.
Herbert F. Sullivan is a 61-year-old white male, 6 feet 3 inches tall, 265 pounds, gray hair, and green eyes.
He was last seen Monday, September 3, 2018, at 7:00 am in Peru, Indiana and is believed to be in extreme danger and may require medical assistance.
If you have any information on Herbert F. Sullivan, contact the Miami County Sheriff’s Department at 765-473-5474 or 911.
This concludes this Silver Alert.
Monday, September 3, 2018
1:06 a.m. Traffic accident with damage in the 1000 block of N. Lincoln St., Peru. A vehicle struck the curb at North Lincoln and Warhawk causing damage to the vehicle. The vehicle left the scene and the driver did not report the crash.
1:51 a.m. A report of a burglary in the 2100 block of W. State Road 18, Kokomo. There was no entry made to the residence and no one was seen.
3:06 a.m. Citizen assistance in the 400 block of N. Jefferson St., Converse. A citizen complained the Town of Converse was spending too much on walking trails and refused to fix a damaged road sign. The citizen was referred to the Town Board.
The following were arrests made by Miami County Law Enforcement. Individuals named in this report are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.