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Conservation Officers Arrest 11 Drunk Boaters and Issue over 220 Tickets

May 31, 2012
Conservation Officers Arrest 11 Drunk Boaters and Issue over 220 Tickets

   06/01/12  Indiana Conservation Officers in operational district one cracked down on Memorial Day weekend on would be violators.  District One comprises the counties of Wabash, Miami, Fulton, Kosciusko, Marshall, St. Joseph, and Elkhart.  16 officers logged 461 hours of patrol which included patrols at state properties within the district such as Mississinewa and...
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Chicago Man Cited for Shooting Wild Turkey Over Bait in Starke County

April 25, 2012
Chicago Man Cited for Shooting Wild Turkey Over Bait in Starke County

   04/26/12 Indiana Conservation Officers cited a Chicago man for illegally taking a wild turkey by the aid of bait on the opening morning of Indiana’s spring wild turkey season. Indiana Conservation Officers Keith Wildeman and Major Terry Hyndman were on foot patrol in Starke County on property that was known to be baited....
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Getting Ready for the Spring Turkey Season

April 19, 2012
Getting Ready for the Spring Turkey Season

  04/20/12 With the 2012 spring turkey season approaching, Indiana Conservation Officers want to remind Hoosier Hunters to be safe and to remember the laws before heading out to into the field. Practicing these safety tips will help to ensure a safe season: Never wear turkey colors while in the woods – red, white,...
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Goshen Men Face Charges for Federal and State Wildlife Violations

March 30, 2012
Goshen Men Face Charges for Federal and State Wildlife Violations

   04/02/12 Indiana Conservation Officers received a tip from a concerned citizen implicating three Goshen men of multiple Federal and State wildlife violations.  Christopher Simmons (41), Ronald Simmons (46), and Mark Roberts (41) now face possible charges in both Federal and State Court following an extensive investigation by Conservation Officers. Conservation Officers allege that...
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Rochester Man Injured in Off-Road Vehicle Accident

February 24, 2012
Rochester Man Injured in Off-Road Vehicle Accident

   02/27/12 Conservation Officers investigated an off-road vehicle accident that occurred in Fulton County on Wednesday, February 22nd during the early evening hours. Dustin Sullivan, age 26 of Leiters Ford, was operating his four wheeler along the Erie Lackawanna Railroad when he struck a tree and was ejected from the vehicle. He was transported...
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Snowmobile Accident Lands Bremen Man In Jail For Drunk Driving

January 23, 2012
Snowmobile Accident Lands Bremen Man In Jail For Drunk Driving

01/24/12 Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a personal injury accident involving an intoxicated snowmobiler.  Chase Walleske age 29 of Bremen was arrested Sunday evening by Indiana Conservation Officer Mark Richter after Walleske crashed his snowmobile into a concrete barrier on the new US31 bypass just south of Pierce Road in St. Joseph County.  Walleske...
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14 Year Old Crown Point Girl Injured in Snowmobile Accident

January 17, 2012
14 Year Old Crown Point Girl Injured in Snowmobile Accident

01/18/12 Indiana Conservation Officers investigated a snowmobile accident Friday afternoon January 13th  after a 14 year old girl struck a tree in her yard. The Crown Point resident was operating a snowmobile in her back yard, without a helmet, when she struck a tree and then collided with a wooden fence. She was airlifted...
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You are always on ‘thin ice’

January 16, 2012
You are always on ‘thin ice’

01/17/12 With “Old Man Winter” finally upon us, Indiana Conservation Officers are again advising citizens of the potential hazards of being on any frozen body of water. For the thousands of Hoosiers who enjoy embracing Mother Nature during the winter months, the upcoming cold weather may finally offer us a chance to “walk on...
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DNR Officers Arrest Deer Hunters

January 11, 2012
DNR Officers Arrest Deer Hunters

01/12/12 Indiana Conservation Officer Dustin Whitehead recently culminated a week long investigation on reports of a pair of teens who had shot numerous illegal deer this season.    An aware Oxbow Park Ranger on Christmas night first noticed the suspicious activity and then an Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department deputy gathered more information on the two...
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Indiana Conservation Officers are not out of the woods yet

December 25, 2011
Indiana Conservation Officers are not out of the woods yet

12/26/11  With deer season winding down, Indiana conservation officers have been patrolling the rural landscape checking hunters and assisting landowners with various complaints. District One conservation officers serve the seven north-central counties of St. Joseph, Elkhart, Marshall, Kosciusko, Fulton, Miami, and Wabash. To date, there have been 489 separate hunting violations reported within District...
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