Noblesville officials will be announcing details of the Capital Improvement Plan for 2018-2023. The Wednesday event involves projects including road infrastructure improvements, mixed-use development and public safety. The Noblesville NOW Capital Improvement Plan will unveil 10 top-priority projects that span the entire community – including a new police headquarters.
Authorities say a paramedic from Fishers stole vials of the painkiller fentanyl from ambulances that were intended for patient use. State police say 41-year-old Jason Howard was arrested Monday on charges of theft and possession of narcotics. Charges against him stem from 34 vials of fentnayl that had been tampered with in five counties since early this year.
An area hot tub maker is planning a $15 million expansion that company officials say will create more than 100 new jobs. Master Spas announced Monday that it had acquired a 150,000-square-foot building adjacent to its Fort Wayne operations. It plans to convert that building into production, warehousing, research and development and design space by year’s end. Master Spas employs more than 450 in Fort Wayne, but expects the expansion to create 107 jobs within four years.
It was a manhunt that ended with the arrest of a convicted sex offender. 30-year-old Christopher Moto was the subject of that search after a woman reported that he sexually assaulted her. The Madison County Sheriff’s Office says Moto was wanted for failing to register as a sex offender and not returning to lawful detention.
A man arrested in the 1988 slaying of an 8-year-old northern Indiana girl appeared before a judge Monday who gave prosecutors 72 hours to formally charge him in the child’s abduction, rape and killing. 59-year-old John D. Miller allegedly admitted to the murder of April Marie Tinsley. He’s scheduled to appear Thursday for a formal arraignment.
Three million dollars: That’s the asking price for the Mounds Mall. The owners of the mall and its 36-acre site announced Monday that the facility and land are for sale. The Mounds Mall opened in 1963 as the first enclosed mall operated by the Simon Property Groups. Simon, the largest shopping mall operator in America, sold the mall in 2003 to Florida-based Bayview Financial LP.
A Muncie woman is facing charges for spitting in another woman’s face. Kinsey V. Robinson has been charged with battery by bodily waste after she spat on a driver as they waited at a stop light because she believed they should be driving faster. Robinson faces up to 180 days in jail if convicted. Robinson’s initial hearing is set for October 1st.
Area businessman Dave Ring is officially in the running for Delaware County commissioner. He and volunteers snatched up 648 signatures in less than two weeks. That puts him up against Republican incumbent Commissioner Shannon Henry and Democratic Party candidate Jason Donati in the contest for the District 3 commissioner seat.
Jeff Lang is the 2018 Campaign Chair for the United Way of Delaware County. Lang stepped in after Ball State University Miller College of Business Dean, Jennifer Bott, who had accepted the role last year, left for a job at the Western Michigan University. Lang follows Casey Stanley, who helped raise nearly $1.5 million.
The Crossroads Lutheran Church Historical Preservation Society is hosting its 18th annual hog roast at Howell Farms as a fundraiser for the Church at the Crossroads. Homemade pork chops, burgers, corn and desserts will be served on July 21 from 4:30-7 p.m. All proceeds will go toward maintenance and preservation of the church.