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  1. Officers on the scene at Pekin Liquor StoreRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2014 | Banner-Gazette

    Get more details here as they become available and in the Wednesday, July 30 issue of The Washington County Edition and The Banner Gazette.

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  2. Washington County death leads to murder investigationRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2014 | Banner-Gazette

    Yesterday morning at around 7:00 am, the Washington County Sheriff's Department received a 911 call for an emergency from an address at 8541 State Road #335 in Pekin, . When officers arrived they discovered a deceased female identified as Kristi L. Williams, 41, of Pekin, IN at the home.

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  3. Officers on the scene at Pekin Liquor StoreRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2014 | Banner-Gazette

    Get more details here as they become available and in the Wednesday, July 30 issue of The Washington County Edition and The Banner Gazette.

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  4. Two killed in early morning accident on 160Read the original story

    Jul 1, 2014 | Banner-Gazette

    Rumors and condolences were swirling on social media Tuesday night and into Wednesday morning, but the Washington County Sheriff's Department, as of 10 a.m. is still not confirming the identities of two individuals killed in an accident early Tuesday morning on State Road 160 five miles east of Salem. Combs said it appears to be a one vehicle accident.

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  5. KELLER v. STATERead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | FindLaw

    ... three counts of Theft, and two counts of Receiving Stolen Property-for taking possessions from a farm in Washington County, Indiana, between May and September of 2013. Two of the burglary convictions resulted from breaking and entering into an old ...

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  6. State police trooper pleads guilty to assault charge, agency saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | OregonLive.com

    A senior state police trooper pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor assault charge in Washington County Circuit Court Thursday, according to police. James Patrick Duncan, 44, has been under criminal investigation since October, according to a state police press release.

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  7. Washington County Sheep Association Invites Producers To Annual MeetingRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 19 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    All sheep producers in the area are invited to the Washington County Sheep Association's Annual Meeting on Thursday, January 28. It will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the meeting room on the lower level of the Washington County Government Building located at Martinsburg Road in Salem. The meeting will begin with a meal sponsored by the Washington County Sheep Association.

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  8. Man sentenced to 3 life sentences dies in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | WFIE-TV Evansville

    ... at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman. Dorris had been serving three life sentences, two from Washington County and one from Hinds County, for homicide/murder since Aug. 27, 1993. Dorris, then 32, shot and killed two men and a teenager ...

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  9. Arrest made in death of Sellersburg man found in roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    Indiana State Police have located the person they believe is responsible for the death of a Clark County man who was found on a Washington County road. The body of Lovins, 70, of Scottsburg, was discovered between 3 a.m. and 3:30 a.m. January 10 by a person driving on State Road 56. State police said Deaton was driving a red 1995 Chevrolet S-10 pickup and left the scene after hitting Lovins.

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  10. Ohio dad of slain infant, injured girl set to be arraignedRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2016 | Journal Gazette

    ... on aggravated murder and attempted aggravated murder charges. His arraignment was scheduled Monday. Washington County prosecutor Kevin Rings has said detectives began investigating the 23-year-old Baker after his 2-year-old daughter was taken to a ...

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  11. Battle looms over restriction on cold medicine used for methRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2015 | Tribune-Star

    ... solve the meth-taking problem in our state, but we believe it will solve the meth-making problem," said Washington County Prosecutor Dustin Houchin, who serves an area with substantial meth use. The proposal is running into a well-financed campaign ...

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  12. Battle looms over restriction on cold medicine used for methRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2015 | Indianapolis Business News

    ... solve the meth-taking problem in our state, but we believe it will solve the meth-making problem," said Washington County Prosecutor Dustin Houchin, who serves an area with substantial meth use. Advertising campaigns The proposal is running into a ...

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  13. Many cold and allergy medications contain pseudoephedrine, an ingredient used to make meth.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2015 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    ... solve the meth-taking problem in our state, but we believe it will solve the meth-making problem," said Washington County Prosecutor Dustin Houchin, who serves an area with substantial meth use. The proposal is running into a well-financed campaign ...

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  14. Three Salem Residents Arrested On Drug ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    Police arrested 24-year-old Logan Miller, his sister 26-year-old Lauren Miller and 20-year-old Ethan Abell, all of Salem all early Monday morning. All three were taken to the Washington County Jail on a variety of drug-related charges.

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  15. Another debate on drug sentences in Indiana takes shapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | The Indianapolis Star

    ... drugs to a minor, a prior drug-dealing conviction, use of a firearm and crimes resulting in a death. Washington County Prosecutor Dustin Houchin said the intention is to separate the serious, violent drug dealers and traffickers from the drug ...

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  16. Washington County Income Tax Rate ChangesRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2015 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    Local income tax rates are established or adjusted by county officials and reported to the Indiana Department of Revenue, where they are cross-referenced to ensure they are supported by Indiana law. The list of rates for all Indiana counties is available on the department's website at

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  17. Authorities find man caught on viral trail cam pictureRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 | WFIE-TV Evansville

    ... Madison County Sheriff Robert Spain says deputies found the man walking along a road in southern Washington County on Saturday. Spain says the man was cooperative. Deputies took the man back to the sheriff's office to talk, but did not arrest him. ...

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  18. Bus overturns on interstate; driver in fair conditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2015 | Daily Reporter

    Police say an accident involving a bus in southwestern Pennsylvania sent almost two dozen people to hospitals, but no passengers were seriously injured. State police in Washington County say a sport utility vehicle heading west on Interstate 70 veered into the lane occupied by the bus just before 4:30 a.m. Sunday.

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  19. State Prosecutors Call For Tougher Drug LawsRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2015 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    ... the country and we think this legislation will cut down on number of meth labs in our communities," says Washington county prosecutor Dustin Houchin. Starting in 2005 Indiana required customers to show a photo ID to get pseudoephedrine from the ...

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  20. Prosecutors want ban on over-the-counter pseudoephedrineRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    ... whatsoever that violent crime is tied to drug trafficking," Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry said. Washington County Prosecutor Dustin Houchin said restricting sales of pseudoephedrine - a key meth ingredient - would help crack down on the ...

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