Statewide Silver Alert issued for a missing Starke County man


The Starke County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the disappearance of James Runkle, 56.

He is described as white, 6 feet 2 inches tall, 210 pounds, bald head with brown eyes, last seen wearing a green shirt and camo pants, and driving a black 2004 Chevy Silverado pickup truck with an orange kayak in the back and Indiana license plate BLT662.

James is missing from North Judson, and was last seen on Friday, Sep. 20, at 7 a.m. He is believed to be in extreme danger and may require medical assistance.

Anybody with information about James Runkle, is asked to contact the Starke County Sheriff’s Department at 574-772-3771, option 1 or call 911.


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