A Richmond man was allegedly drunk when he caused a head on crash on the Muncie Bypass. 60 year old Danny Sexton was charged with causing serious injury while driving intoxicated. Police say the crash happened last October. Sexton allegedgly hit a pickup truck west of Ind. At the time Sexton allgedly told an officer he was drunk. According to the police records, Sexton’s blood-alcohol content that night was 0.19 percent, which is more than twice the legal limit.
Two teenagers from Richmond were busted after allegedly trying to sell a gun. They picked the wrong buyer though, it was allegedly the person they’d stolen it from. The victim called police to say he recognized his gun for sale online and made an offer to buy it. Police officers staked out the parking lot of Meijer’s just after midnight on Friday and arrested 19 year old Vontrel Holt and Jameson Philman. They also recoverd marijuana from them. A check of Philman’s Facebook page shows lots of pictures of pot, and him talking about being arrested.
The city of Winchester is asking the Ku Klux Klan to leave. Members of the group were near the Randolph County Courthouse, handing out leaflets on a downtown street corner. Their rally was on a street corner for a couple of hours Wednesday night, but the mayor tells the Star Press it ended peacefully with no arrests. A crowd of about a hundred showed up to watch and changed…leave our town over and over
Storm damage clean-up continues in Kokomo: If you want to assist those in need of help through the Salvation Army, you can send a text message to 41444 with “Hoosier” in the body of the message to access an online donation form. The Salvation Army Indiana Division hit the road to provide resources to people in the area after Wednesday’s tornado outbreak.
A devastating dozen: Indiana’s Department of Homeland Security says Wednesday’s tornado outbreak produced at least 12 tornadoes. Agency spokesman John Erickson says officials are still assessing the storm damage, but that the tally shows12 tornadoes touched down in eight counties. Several of those tornadoes struck Howard County, where the south side of the city of Kokomo suffered extensive damage.
A deadly crash in Anderson Thursday: One person is dead after a two-vehicle crash at Rangeline Road and East 38th Street. The area, just northeast of Hoosier Park Racing & Casino, was blocked to traffic by emergency crews after one of those cars flipped onto its roof. The investigation into that crash continues.
The Ku Klux Klan was in Winchester this week. Three members in street clothes were standing on a downtown corner, handing out leaflets to passersby. The Klan was there for more than two hours, drawing a crowd of about 100, who vocally opposed their presence. The appearance ended peacefully and with no arrests.
Not Madison County – Madison, Indiana. There seemed to be some confusion after reports surfaced stating that the Ku Klux Klan was going to hold a rally at the Madison County Government Center. It turns out that the rally will actually be held in the small southern Indiana town of Madison in Jefferson County. Anderson and Madison County officials say that there was nothing they could do to prevent a rally here because; every group has the right to peacefully assemble, regardless of their message.
More people have been added to a lawsuit in Muncie. Local contractor Shroyer Bros filed a federal suit against Muncie Building Commissioner Craig Nichols and members of the city’s unsafe building board over the demolition projects the Muncie Sanitary District performs. The suit wants that agency included in the lawsuit.
Part of the $190,000 settlement that the Madison County Community Health Center must pay to resolve a federal lawsuit will go into the state’s Medicaid program, according to the Herald Bulletin. The health center agreed to the settlement to end a three-year-long federal whistleblower’s lawsuit that claimed that the health center’s quest for federal and state funds had turned it into a “pill mill.” The health facility provides medical care to low-income patients.