October 11, 2018
Noble County Sheriff’s Department
On October 11th, 2018 at approximately 6:30 a.m. a search warrant was served at a residence in Kendallville in an attempt to locate Charles Lee Wiedman, whom had been inadvertently released from the Noble County Jail on October 9th.
Mr. Wiedman had been incarcerated for a level 6 Felony for Auto Theft on September 25th, 2018. On October 9th Mr. Wiedman appeared in Noble County Superior Court II and was granted an early release which was to take place on October 25th, 2018.
In the early morning hours of October 11, 2018 information was obtained leading police to believe that Mr. Wiedman was inside a residence on Perkins Street in Kendallville. Noble County Deputies, Kendallville Police, and the Avilla Police Department attempted to make contact with any occupants that may be inside without success. Entry into the residence was made and Mr. Wiedman and another individual were located inside without incident.