The warden at the Lake County Jail in Northwest Indiana has stepped down, amid allegations that he was drunk when he showed up to the scene of a fatal hit-and-run crash that left one of his correctional officers dead.
A guilty plea had been expected Wednesday morning, but no agreement was ultimately reached, in a hit-and-run crash that left a correctional officer dead last week in Crown Point, Ind.
New criminal charges have been filed against the northwest Indiana man already accused in a hit-and-run crash that killed a Lake County correctional officer and injured three other officers as they were jogging last week.
Loved ones gathered Monday to remember a 25-year-old Lake County, Ind., correctional officer, who was killed instantly when a vehicle slammed into her last week.
A 42-year-old Crown Point, Ind. man has been charged in connection with a hit-and-run incident earlier this week that left a correctional officer dead and three of her colleagues injured.
There are reports that a person of interest is being questioned in connection with a hit-and-run crash this week that killed one Lake, Ind., County Sheriff’s correctional officer and seriously injured three others in Crown Point.
Police in northwest Indiana are focusing their search on a dark blue GMC pickup truck or SUV in their investigation into the hit-and-run crash that killed a Lake County Sheriff’s correctional officer and seriously injured three others. Authorities also said the driver apparently accelerated shortly before hitting the officers as they were jogging.
A northwest Indiana corrections officer was killed and three others were injured Tuesday night when a hit-and-run driver struck them as they were jogging in Crown Point.