Police say Peru gas station robbed
PERU – Peru police responded to a robbery call late Sunday evening at the Good Oil gas station on West Main Street in Peru.
Investigators said the cashier reported being robbed by a white male in his early 20s, wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and gray pants, brandishing a weapon. The cashier said the man was about 5 feet, 5 inches and of a skinny build.
The suspect ran off on foot. Police are asking anyone with information to call the Peru Police Department at 765-473-5522.
Center Road fire under investigation
A Saturday evening fire on East Center Road is under investigation by the Taylor Township Volunteer Fire Department and the Indiana State Fire Marshal’s office, Taylor fire Chief Rob Roler said Monday.
Taylor fire crews were dispatched at 8:14 p.m. to 871 E. Center Road, where smoke was showing on the exterior of the house.
Roler said firefighters tried to go inside the house to fight the fire, but the fire spread rapidly and caused a partial roof collapse, causing firefighters to switch to a defensive operation. Firefighters stayed at the scene until shortly after midnight. The Harrison Township Volunteer Fire Department and Howard County Emergency Management Agency assisted.
Howard County arrests
Friday, 12:38 a.m., police arrested a 15-year-old male in the 800 block of East Hoffer Street on a charge of incorrigibility.
Friday, 2:02 a.m., police arrested Kyle A. Ryan, 20, 600 block of South Goyer Road, at North Street and U.S. 31, on charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated and illegal consumption of alcohol.
Friday, 2:24 a.m., police arrested Christopher Shafer, 28, 1200 block of North Wabash Avenue, in the 900 block of West Morgan Street, on a charge of public intoxication.
Friday, 3:50 a.m., police arrested Simplico Anastacio-Vargas, 24, 600 block of Marsha Court, at LaFountain and Boulevard, on a charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated and a hold for immigration.
Friday, 5:15 a.m., deputies arrested David A. Marshall, 26, Muncie, at the Howard County jail, on two warrants for failure to appear.
Friday, 10 a.m., deputies arrested Jason A. Smith, 32, 1200 block of North Philips Street, at the Howard County Courthouse, on two warrants for failure to appear.
Friday, 11:40 a.m., deputies arrested Brandon Moss, 30, 700 block of West Taylor Street, at the Howard County jail, on a petition to revoke suspended sentence.
Friday, 7:09 p.m., police arrested Jennifer L. Mau, 28, 6000 block of Council Ring Boulevard, at Hoffer and Delphos streets, on a charge of operating while intoxicated.
Saturday, 12:59 a.m., deputies arrested Corey S. Bybee, 21, Michigantown, in the 200 block of South 00 East/West, on a petition for probation violation.
Saturday, 4 a.m., state police arrested Donn H. Sullivan, 74, 2800 block of Bridgestone Circle, at U.S. 31 and 300 North, on a charge of operating while intoxicated.
Saturday, 7:53 a.m., police arrested Austin W. Pridemore, 18, 4500 block of Stratford Drive, and Trevor J. Eldridge, 18, 2600 block of North Washington Street, in the 200 block of West Jefferson Street, each on a charge of possession of marijuana. Eldridge also was charged with illegal consumption of alcohol.
Saturday, 9:15 a.m., deputies arrested Phillip E. Causey, 42, 800 block of North Jay Street, at the Howard County jail, on a warrant for failure to appear.
Saturday, 4:30 p.m., police arrested Thomas W. Cook, 46, 1200 block of North Morrison Street, at North and Morrison streets, on charges of public intoxication and resisting law enforcement and on a warrant for failure to appear.
Saturday, 10:43 p.m., police arrested Xxavier D. Mallory, 23, 300 block of East Broadway, in the 700 block of West Monroe Street, on a petition to revoke.
Saturday, 10:48 p.m., police arrested a 17-year-old male, in the 700 block of West Monroe Street, on charges of marijuana possession, assisting a criminal and false informing.
Saturday, 10:48 p.m., police arrested Awkwaan K. Haith, 20, 700 block of East Jackson Street, in the 700 block of West Monroe Street, on a marijuana possession charge.
Saturday, 10:48 p.m., police arrested Skye A. Barnes, 18, 700 block of West Monroe Street, at home, on a marijuana possession charge.
Sunday, 12:30 a.m., police arrested Dana Cook, 43, 4400 block of South 00 East/West, at Main and Morgan streets, on a body attachment warrant.
Sunday, 1:30 a.m., deputies arrested Tywon D. Swanson, 27, 1700 block of South Buckeye Street, at Washington and Mulberry streets, on a petition to revoke suspended sentence.
Sunday, 3:30 a.m., deputies arrested Samantha J. Ray, 28, 1800 block of Hogan Drive, at home, on charges of domestic battery, marijuana possession and possession of paraphernalia.
Sunday, 3:30 a.m., deputies arrested Kenneth C. Jacko, 29, 1800 block of Hogan Drive, at home, on felony charges of dealing marijuana and criminal recklessness with a deadly weapon, and misdemeanor charges of domestic battery and marijuana possession.
Sunday, 1:57 p.m., police arrested Angela K. Hester, 31, 600 block of South Armstrong Street, in the 2100 block of North Webster Street, on a public intoxication charge.
Sunday, 1:57 p.m., police arrested Christopher VanWinkle, 32, 5800 block of Peshewa Court, in the 2100 block of North Webster Street, on a public intoxication charge.
Sunday, 9:01 p.m., police arrested Steven Armfield, 45, 2400 block of Baxter Road, in the 1100 block of North Washington Street, on a warrant for failure to appear.
Monday, 1:06 a.m., police arrested Thomas L. Carrico, 39, 1900 block of North Jay Street, at home, on a body attachment warrant.
Howard County thefts
Sunday, 9:30 a.m., the theft of a GPS unit and a wallet with contents was reported in the 3300 block of South Dixon Road.
Sunday, 2:06 p.m., the theft of a Droid 2 cellphone and a wallet was reported in the 1500 block of Cranbrook Drive.
Sunday, 3:02 p.m., the theft of a 15-inch Hewlett-Packard computer monitor and a 26-inch Samsung flat-screen television was reported in the 200 block of Elliot Court.
Sunday, 8:21 p.m., the theft of ammunition, a .45 caliber ACP handgun and a Walther P22 handgun was reported in the 1200 block of East Firmin Street.
Sunday, 9:21 p.m., the theft of a game system and more than $12,000 in jewelry was reported in the 800 block of East Center Road.
Sunday, 10:52 p.m., the theft of six to eight bundles of shingles, valued at $85 apiece, was reported in the 2200 block of North Bell Street.
Tipton County arrests
Tuesday, 8:35 p.m., deputies arrested Eddie G. Lynch, 34, Tipton, on two counts of domestic violence battery.
Wednesday, 3:12 p.m., deputies arrested Victor J. Echeverria, 20, Frankfort, on a charge of contempt of court.
Wednesday, 8:59 p.m., police arrested Lawrence P. Cross, 28, Kokomo, on a charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated.
Thursday, 12:34 p.m., police arrested Lee Allen Tubbs, 27, Tipton, on a charge of domestic violence battery.
Friday, 7:35 p.m., deputies arrested Emily Anne Luckey, 26, Windfall, on a probation violation.
Saturday, 3:11 a.m., police arrested Erin M. Epp, 36, Tipton, on charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated, operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person and leaving the scene of an accident causing injury.