A months-long, multi-agency investigation into drug activity leads to an arrest. John L. Groves, Jr. faces two counts each of manufacture/dealing in methamphetamine, possession of a precursor and dumping controlled substance waste. He’s jailed on a $50,000 cash bond in Marshall County. Groves was arrested last week by officers from the Marshall County Police Department. The Starke County Sheriff’s Office, Indiana State Police and the Marshall County Prosecutor’s Office assisted with the investigation.
Written by Mary Perren
MAX 98.3 FM News Director Mary Perren is glad to be back home in northern Indiana and on the radio. She’s a North Judson native with more than 20 years of news experience. She’s worked in print and radio news in Indianapolis, Hopkinsville, Ky., Nashville, Tenn. and most recently in Winamac before taking over as news director for Kankakee Valley Broadcasting. Her work has been honored by the Associated Press, StateNets News Association, Curb Foundation, Hoosier State Press Association and IBA.
When she’s not sitting in the anchor chair or chasing down news, Mary enjoys shopping for antiques, attending concerts and taking long walks and rides in her vintage Saab convertible, weather permitting. She’s also a hopelessly devoted Chicago Cubs fanatic who still cringes at the mention of Steve Garvey and Josh Beckett and maintains it wasn’t Steve Bartman’s fault.