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A Muncie man who inadvertently sent a text message offering to sell drugs to a police officer’s cell phone has been sentenced to seven years in prison. 24-year-old Mickey Reese Joyce Jr had pleaded guilty to dealing in a controlled substance and was sentenced a 10-year sentence with three years suspended. Joyce sent his misdirected text message last July 7, when he sold 38 tablets of a prescription painkiller to an undercover police officer.
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Delaware County Treasurer John Dorer faces an initial hearing Friday morning on more than 40 felony charges accusing him of repeatedly failing to deposit county money on time. Dorer faces a single theft charge accusing him of taking money from a cash drawer. But most of the charges accuse him of violating the law requiring […]16.04.14
Authorities continue to investigate the discovery of a body Sunday evening in western Henry County. Sheriff Butch Baker says the body, reportedly that of a man, was found in Montgomery Creek, near the 4000 block of South Grant City Road by a passerby. Information has not been released concerning any apparent cause of death. Henry […]16.04.14
The city of Muncie is again declaring the Budget Inn motel at 2000 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive unfit for human habitation. Building Commissioner Craig Nichols declared the motel a dangerous structure and ordered it to be vacated within 10 days and then demolished. The order will displace the residents of about 15 rooms […]