Randolph County Father Charged With Neglect Of Son’s Care

A Randolph County father faces a felony charge over the level of care provided to his adult son, who is mentally disabled. Authorities say 64 year old Carl Austin Sr’s son — who is in his 30s — was determined to have ingested “benzodiazepines, cannabinoids and oxycodone” before he was taken to IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital in mid-January. The man would be unable to take those on his own, authorities allege.