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 […]
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 […]
A Muncie couple was arrested yesterday for suspicion of dealing heroin. The Sheriff’s department says Geoffrey Stephens and Lacy LeeAnn Penix took part in a drug transaction with an undercover agent. They are in county jail with bonds of $15,000.
Animal cruelty charges are being brought against a Muncie man for failing to care for his dog. According to police, 31-year-old Joshua Wilson is charged with animal cruelty, a misdemeanor that could land him in jail for a year. His land lord called police after she found a small, brown malnourished pit bull with an […]
A Muncie teenager who allegedly forced his way into a home on North Everbrook Lane wearing only boxer shorts and a ski mask, was arrested last night. City police say 19-year-old Austin Atkins claimed to have a gun and demanded money from the victims. He was reportedly recognized by the victims and ran from the […]
A Muncie man who pleaded guilty to burglary and strangulation in December for breaking in to his girlfriends apartment and attacking her has been sentenced. 36-year-old Tyjuan McCraney gave him a 30-month sentence, with the first year on home detention and then 18 months probation. The man has previous convictions for attempted robbery and drug […]
The site of the former Budget Inn on MLK Jr. Blvd. is the topic of discussion for city officials, who have refused to release $22,000 in funds provided by the former land owners for clean up because the city says the job is not done. Shroyer Brothers cleared the lot but concrete pads remain, and […]
A teenager’s attempted murder trial has been postponed until May. 17-year-old Troy Fogle from Yorktown is accused of stabbing another student in the head. The victim was allegedly attacked as he sat in his car outside Fogle’s home after he brought another teen over to talk. The trial is now set for May 10th.
Police arrested a Muncie man for hitting his wife after a witness recorded the attack on her cell phone. 35-year-old Jason Carter was arrested Friday for domestic battery. He has a previous battery conviction and two DUI’s.
An IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital pharmacy tech has had her license suspended indefinitely for taking a powerful painkiller for her personal use. Jennifer Everitt from Alexandria reportedly told her employer that in 2014, she diverted hydrocodone for herself by either adding doses to doctor’s orders or requesting doses for patients who had standing orders […]