Wanted Daviess Co. Man Arrested By JPD; Combine Destroyed By Fire Near Bretzville

Blake

Blake

JASPER (NNDC) – A traffic stop early this morning on Jasper’s near southside resulted in the arrest of a Daviess County man wanted on drug charges.

At about 6:30am, Jasper police pulled over a vehicle driven by 34-year old Justin Blake of Cannelburg for a burned out headlight, they learned he was wanted in Daviess County.

JPD says Blake was wanted for failure to appear in court on several drug charges, including felony counts of possession of methamphetamine and possession of a controlled substance..

He was taken to the Dubois County Security Center awaiting extradition to Daviess County.

BRETZVILLE (NNDC) – Fire destroyed a combine in a farm field just south of the Bretzville Junction Monday afternoon.

The combine and the land it was on are owned by Gerald Jacob. The St. Anthony Fire Department says Jacob had just refueled the combine and was back in the field just off Indiana 162 when he noticed smoke coming from combine’s engine and he later discovered the engine on fire.

No damage estimate is yet available, but the combine is a total loss.

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