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The Muncie Police Department received a financial boost Thursday.
U.S. Attorney Joe Hogsett met with Mayor Dennis Tyler, Chief Steve Stewart and Deputy Chief Mark Vollmar late Thursday morning at Muncie City Hall and presented a check for more than thirty-five-thousand dollars. Hogsett noted that the city had made a good case for funding from the federal Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program. The funds are earmarked for overtime pay, which Chief Steve Stewart says will allow the department to get more police on the street.
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Two men are in jail on drug and theft charges in connection with the theft of trailers and motorcycles. Elwood police say the pair made off with two trailers, two Harley Davidson motorcycles valued at more than $100,000, an Oldsmobile stolen from Anderson, and two methamphetamine labs and other controlled substances. Sherman Jackson of Elwood [...]17.05.13
It’s puppy and kitten season. And that makes things tough for ARF – the Animal Rescue Fund. For the past month, the shelter has been getting too many kittens and not enough donations. ARF Director Melissa Blair has issued a plea for help with vet bills and other expenses. Donations can be made through munciearf.com [...]17.05.13
The Muncie board of works has voted to close a one-block stretch of Dill Street. The Muncie Redevelopment Commission asked the works board to close Dill between North Street and University Avenue beginning as early as June 15 and continuing until as late as July 2014. The closure is due to the $60 million commercial [...]