Unnammed Delta HS staff member investigated

We’re following up to day about a possible battery case involving a staff member at Delta High School and a juvenile student. The school administration isn’t providing much information at this point in their investigation, saying it’s a personnel matter. What we do know is that an incident was reported last Wednesday concerning what they’re […]

Drugs and cash seized in Muncie apartment raid

A SWAT raid resulted in a Muncie man’s arrest yesterday, after alleged drug deals went down at an apartment building on the westside. The Sheriff’s Department and SWAT seized crack, marijuana, morphine and over $1,300 cash from an apartment in the 200 block of North McKenzie St. Thursday morning. 30-year-old Gerald Bennett was arrested and […]

Two Mexican restaurants searched

Search warrants were served on two Mexican restaurants Wednesday, though no arrests were reported. Both establishments are owned by the same man, Manuel Rodriguez and were closed yesterday. The searches stemmed from a grand jury investigation in Marion County. The communications director for their prosecutors office confirmed the searches but shared no other details.

DCS changes benefits for part-time employees

Delaware Community Schools is dropping health insurance for its part-time employees. The board ok’d the change earlier this week to no longer offer health coverage, life insurance, long term disability or accidental death and dismemberment insurance. Now new part time employees can choose dental and vision coverage, and group life insurance with AD&D coverage. 39 […]

Muncie man jailed for breaking wife’s wrist

Police have arrested a man for allegedly breaking his wife’s wrist during an argument. The man is William England, being held now in the Delaware County jail. He’s facing domestic battery and interference with the reporting of a crime. His bond set at $7,500. His wife said the man slammed her head against a wall […]

MainSource bank robbed Wednesday

Jay County Police are looking for a bank robber. Yesterday, a man wearing a gray coat and cap robbed the MainSource Bank about 5 p.m. on North Meridian St. He didn’t show a weapon, according to the clerk. He handed the clerk a bag and demanded cash. He was last seen walking on E. Walnut […]

Police arrests Hatfield cousins on warrants

State police arrested a man they’ve been looking for since last month after his truck was crashed into a creek and damaged a home’s fences and yard. Inside the truck, police say they found meth. Yesterday, they arrested Glenn Hatfield and he’s in Henry County jail. His cousin, Kevin Hatfield, was also arrested on outstanding […]

Muncie worker loses job over ISIS rumor, he says

A Muncie factory worker who was fired from his job last month says his employers believed a rumor he was involved with ISIS, and now he can’t get another job. The man, Tim Simmons, worked at Progress Rail for four years. The Star Press is reporting today that the company took the rumor seriously enough […]