Blackford Co. woman accused of healing heroin

A 26-year-old woman in Hartford City is accused of dealing heroin to two agents of the local Drug Task Force. Terri Williams is charged in Blackford Circuit Court with selling about $50 worth of heroin in April and police say they think she bought the drug in Indy. The woman told the arresting deputy she […]

Driver admits drinking before fatal crash

An accused drunk driver admitted in court today he drank about 10 beers before crashing into a moped and killing it’s driver. Benjamin Brand’s blood alcohol was .24, three times the legal limit. The July crash killed 18-year-old Mason Wolfe and injured his passenger. The judge will sentence Brand on June 23rd. He has a […]

Weed lab found in substitute teacher’s home, police say

A substitute teacher for Anderson Community Schools was arrested yesterday for a marijuana lab in her home. Kathrin Bryan and her husband are facing charges after pounds of pot and marijuana wax was found in their home. They’re suspected of extracting the THC from the marijuana to be used in other forms. Bryan worked as […]

Accused meth dealer busted for 2nd time

A Muncie man’s been arrested for the second time this year for a meth lab in his home. Jason Smith, known on the streets as Lumpy, was picked up about 10 am yesterday. Drug agents had reportedly made several buys from the man. Smith is charged with several counts and has a $33,221 dollar bond. […]

Marijuana lab discovered in Anderson, couple charged

Police arrested two people in Anderson after they discovered a marijuana lab in their home. Rex and Kathrin Bryan are charged with several counts and are in Madison County jail. The lab, according to a news release, was used to extract THC from raw marijuana. Police seized four pounts of weed and marijuana wax, all […]

New animal shelter coming to Muncie

A former juvenile jail on Riggin Road will soon be the new Muncie Animal Shelter. The city is paying a contractor about $290,000 to remodel the building. The new facility will double the capacity for cats and add about 25 percent more room for dogs. The shelter will also be looking to the community for […]

Two teens charged in burglary

Police arrested James Barnett II of Hartfort City for burglary and theft charges. Deputies say the 18-year-old Barnett was part of a break-in at a home in Blackford County on East Fourth St. Another teen, Kyle VanHorn of Montpelier was charged in the burglary. Both have trial dates set for August.