Man arrested for threatening judges

A Steuben County man is in custody after he allegedly made threats to two DeKalb County judges and a Butler police officer.

Alan D. Krontz, 57, of rural Angola, was arrested on preliminary accounts of intimidation following an investigation by the Indiana State Police, the report said.

On Sept. 23, the Auburn Police Department received reports of threatening telephone calls to the residences of DeKalb County Superior Court 1 Judge Kevin P. Wallace and Superior Court 2 Judge Monte L. Brown. Krontz allegedly told the wives of Wallace and Brown that their lives may be in danger.

On Aug. 12, Krontz allegedly made a similar telephone call to Officer Jared Stamper of the Butler Police Department.