Peru, IN – A Peru woman who failed to stop for police, wrecked her car and then fled on foot was apprehended later when she called 911 and attempted to report that her vehicle had been stolen.
Twenty-eight-year-old Krystal Meeks is facing charges of Resisting Law Enforcement with a Vehicle, Resisting Law Enforcement on Foot, Leaving the Scene of an Accident, Neglect of Dependent X2, False informing and Operating While Intoxicated-Endangerment.
Peru, IN – A man from Beech Grover and a woman from Indianapolis are facing drug charges in Peru following a traffic stop conducted in the early morning hours on Friday, May 10, 2018.
According to Peru Police Department, Sergeant Jeremy Brindle conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle near the intersection of N. Broadway St. / Adams Ave. Brindle had observed the vehicle cross the center line and fail to make a complete stop at a stop sign which was the reason for the traffic stop.
While talking with the occupants of the vehicle, Officer Brindle detected the odor of marijuana.
MIAMI COUNTY – The Indiana Department of Transportation announces that access to U.S. 31 will be restricted at the intersection of Blair Pike Road/ West Division Road in Miami County on or after Tuesday, May 15.
The work, which will strengthen the shoulders along U.S. 31 for an upcoming bridge rehabilitation project, is expected to last up to two weeks. Drivers will not be able to access U.S. 31 from Blair Pike/West Division roads, and drivers in U.S. 31 will not have access to turn onto Blair Pike/ Division road. The bridge project, between Blair Pike Road/West Division Road and U.S. 24, is scheduled to begin in mid- to late-June and will require the restriction of U.S. 31 down to one lane in each direction.
Denver, IN - Nicky Scher, a sophomore at North Miami High School has been named the Subway Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending May 4, 2018!
Nicky is the daughter of Kevin and Susan Scher. She was nominated by Jason Faine, North Miami’s girls track coach.
Friday, May 11, 2018
1:41 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of S. Wabash St. / E. Main St. Warning issued.
1:44 a.m. Traffic stop in the area of Huntington St. / E. Main St.
3:57 a.m. A report of an intoxicated driver in the 60 block of Roxy Lane. The vehicle was located and stopped on an infraction. The driver was issued a warning. A male passenger, William Rakestraw, 36 of Peru was arrested on a charge of Invasion of Privacy for violation of no contact order.
Friday, May 11, 2018
1:18 a.m. A woman in the 2600 block of W. 500 S., Peru reported that she had lost her dog.
4:18 a.m. A report of loud music in the 35000 block of Altus Ct., Peru. The subjects advised they would turn the music down.
7:49 a.m. A deputy assisted a citizen with a locked vehicle in the 2800 block of S. Hilltop Dr., Peru.
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.
- Written by Sgt. Tony Slocum, ISP Public Information Officer
- Category: Indiana State Police District 16 Peru
Miami County-Yesterday at approximately 5:05 p.m., officers from the Indiana State Police, the Miami County Sheriff’s Department, and the Peru Police Department responded to a two-vehicle crash near 1327 East Miami County Road 400 North, in which a Mexico, IN man died.
The preliminary crash investigation by Trooper Andrew Smith revealed Nathan Stuber, 34, Mexico, IN, was driving a 2015 Ford Fusion eastbound on County Road 400 North. Sarah Winters, 32, Denver, IN was driving 2015 Chrysler 200C westbound on County Road 400 North. The two vehicles approached a hillcrest near 1327 East County Road 400 North and had a sideswipe, opposite direction, collision. Nathan Stuber and his front seat passenger, Ashley Stuber, 32, Mexico, IN were ejected from the Ford.