Sentencing set for bridge sexual attack suspect

Police say a 35-year-old Muncie man sexually abused a teenager last June. He’s now pleading guilty. Justin Otto Williams admitted he assaulted the teen under the Walnut Street bridge in April. The judge took the plea deal under advisement and will sentence Williams on April 18th. The level 5 felony carries a maximum six-year prison […]

Mom charged with smoking weed near child

A 27-year-old Muncie mom is in trouble with police, charged with neglect of a dependent after she allegedly smoked weed near her toddler. Amanda Snodgrass is charged with possession and reckless possession of paraphernalia. She has previous convictions for theft and conversion. Snodgrass is in Delaware County jail with an $8,000 bond.

Pregnant woman charged with fraud

Police says a Muncie woman took an acquaintance’s bank card and stole $1,500 from the account. 23-year-old Theresa Mullen is now charged with fraud. She is already in jail on other charges. At a hearing on Feb. 23rd, Mullen told the judge she is pregnant and admitted to using heroin.

Woman pleads to day care disturbance

A guilty plea from a Muncie woman who was accused of waving a knife and threatening to “kill everyone” at a E. Kirby Ave. daycare. The woman, 51-year-old Geneva Henry, was apparently intoxicated at the time and made death threats. After she shoved an employee, a bystander wrestled her to the ground and police were […]

Ambitious plan for Muncie schools

A group of Muncie teachers, administrators and members of the community presented a list of goals they want to tackle for Muncie Community Schools. At the public forum Monday evening, the goals presented include creating a dual-language program beginning in kindergarten, putting classes online and creating a rotation schedule for replacing technology. The group is […]

Richmond cop finds lots of dope

A Richmond cop pulled over a driver on I-70 in Henry County at the 131 mile miler last Friday and used a drug-sniffing dog to find $45,000 worth of cocaine. The driver, Jesus Fonseca from Mexico, was arrested for dealing cocaine and jailed.

Dog bites child, owner pulls gun

A Muncie man was arrested for pulling a gun on a man after his own dog bit a toddler. Christopher Taylor, the 25-year-old dog owner, got into a fight with the toddler’s father after the dog bit the child on her lip. Taylor is in jail under a $10,000 bond. The Muncie man has a […]

INDOT awards contract for new Neely Avenue plan

INDOT has awarded a million and a half dollar road construction contact to Brooks Construction of Fort Wayne to redo Neely Avenue between Ball State and Minnetrista campus. The plan calls for full-depth pavement replacement, bike lanes, a landscaped median, sidewalks, curbs, gutters and storm drains.

Muncie woman jailed after grandson leaves her home drunk

Police arrested a woman for the second time for neglect-of-a-dependent after her five-year-old grandson left her home while she was drunk. The woman, 45-year-old Denise Seats, was arrested Saturday night when officers returned the boy to the home. Her blood alcohol level was twice the legal limit to drive, .168 percent. She remains in jail […]

Selma fiery crash victims identified

The two people killed in a Selma fiery crash have been identified as 51-year-old Gene Greer Jr. and 45-year-old Joy Greer. The coroner’s office used dental records to identify the remains after they crashed into a tree Saturday night and the car caught on fire. The coroner says they died of blunt force trauma.