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Logansport Pharos Tribune (Newspaper) - July 27, 2015, Logansport, IndianaKicking it up with Kinchee use 8 style a Page a7 new column fro Maureen Hayden opinion a Page a4pharos-Tribune monday i july 27,2015 75 cents Man federally charged with stealing Walnut Trees a former Winamac Man reportedly harvested $83k of Cass county Timber by Mitchell Kirk staff reporter South Bend a former Winamac Man is being charged in Federal court after reportedly stealing and Selling More than $83,000 Worth of Limber from Cass county Walnut Trees. Cheyenne Allen formerly of Winamac was recently indicted on the Federal theft charges Cass county prosecuting attorney Lisa Swaim announced in a press release Friday july 24. The indictment was filed in the . District court for the Northern District of Indiana South Bend division. The release refers to court documents indicating Allen signed a contract to Purchase about 20 acres of Woodland in Cass county in 2011. Citing a probable cause affidavit Swaim said in an interview that the land is near . 24 North of 50 South and that it is owned by William million a California resident Allen made a Down payment of $500, the press release states but never completed the Purchase and harvested Walnut Trees on the property without owning them. A after documents were finalized million retained a Sawmill to evaluate the value of the Timber on his land and Learned that the Timber had already been harvested a according to grand jury charges. Allen had Timber Cut from millions property and sold it for More than $83,000, the charges go on to state. A this is a very serious loss for the victim and our county a Swaim said in the press release. A see Trees a6 suicide victims widow sues jail a county sheriff and jail commander accused of negligence wrongful death by Mitchell Kirk staff reporter the widow of a Logansport Man who died of injuries sustained during a suicide attempt in his Cass county jail cell filed a lawsuit against the facility. Joseph Leazenby 42, was an inmate at the local jail in late december 2013. Cass county sheriff Randy Pryor said at the time that a Cass county department of corrections officer discovered Leazenby hanged himself with an article of jail issued clothing in his cell dec 30,2013. Pryor also said he and a nurse on staff at the jail performed car on Leazenby before he was taken to Logansport memorial Hospital. From there he was transported via helicopter to Parkview Hospital in fort Wayne where he died the next Day. Leazenby was at the jail following his arrest on charges of Possession of methamphetamine unlawful Possession of a syringe and Possession of a synthetic drug. His widow Sara Leazenby filed a lawsuit against Pryor the sheriffs department Cass county jail commander Tony Bartling and Cass county. She is represented by Logansport attorneys Matthew Barrett and James Knight Barrett and Knight wrote in their filling that jail staff granted Joseph Leazenby a request to be placed in a padded isolation cell a to relieve stress relating to the incident involving his arrest the document states staff recognized him a was mentally unstable that he was Likely under the influence of illegal drugs and that he was an immediate danger to himself and other the complaint goes on to refer to surveillance video footage of Joseph Leazenby in his cell after returning from a court hearing. It reported shows him spending More than 30 minutes making a noose from the article of jail issued clothing tying it to a bunk and failing to hang himself once before succeeding on a second attempt a jail personnel did not intervene by entering the cell during that period of time a the complaint states. A see suicide a6board buddies France Park lifeguard Karli Dehaven of Logansport often has an assistant when she is working on the on the Waters of Kenneth Quarry. She Calls Saphira Madsen of Rochester Ner a mini a i like jumping and being a lifeguard when she is on break a Saphira said. Photos by j. Kyle Keener i the pharos Tribune Myca to Host dog event in Huston Park aug. 8 i bark in the Park will have costume contests games by Bei i Middelkamp staff reporter do you love dogs the Cass county family Myca has an event for you. The nonprofit organization is hosting the inaugural bark in the Park saturday aug. 8, at Huston Park. Nicole Echols Myca marketing and membership director said the event will have games a dog walk and costume contests. A a it a family Friendly a Echols said. A you can come and bring your kids you can bring grandma and grandpa it is seriously for the whole family. And if you done to have a dog but you enjoy animals you can still come if you go what bark in the Park when 9 . To 11 . Aug. 8 where Huston Park 1721 Smith St. Cost $10 per dog by aug. 1, $15 after aug. 1 info Cass county family Myca 574-753-5141 and hang out volunteers will Start setting up the event at 8 . And judging for the costume contests begins at 8 45 , so Echols said participants need to arrive Early. 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