Man accused of selling drugs with child in the car

A Muncie man who told deputies he’s been selling drugs since middle school was charged with drug offenses and neglect of a dependent. Lucas Martinez is accused of selling the street drug “krokodil” (pronounced crocodile) to an undercover officer. The man’s daughter was in the vehicle at the time of the alleged sale, and CPS […]

Credit card company helps nab alleged card thief

A Muncie woman was arrested for trying to use a stolen credit card, and was caught by the credit card company. Ladeanna Neal allegedly stole an acquaintances credit card and tried to use it at JC Penney store but it was denied. She called the credit card company after leaving the store, and was told […]

super bowl ad

A Super Bowl commercial this Sunday will feature local children who were born nine months after their team won the big game. Two Indiana children, Ella McHugh of Noblesville, and Maddox Butler of Greenwood, represent the Colts in the ad that runs in the third quarter.

City agrees to buy Rutter bldg. for redevelopment

The proposed White River Canal District plan is moving forward, after the city agreed to buy a downtown building on West Washington Street. The plan is to make the building office space, or it could be torn down. Either way, the parcel is part of the $48 million redevelopment plan that will upgrade the area […]

Police arrest man for whipping his girlfriend

Police arrested a Muncie 28-year-old man for whipping his girlfriend with a belt. Donald Crabtree was booked into jail for the alleged attack Tuesday after the woman said she asked him who he was texting. She reported he became violently angry and hit her, pinned her to the bed while trying to wrap the belt […]

Private school coach charged with sex offense

A former Park Tudor basketball coach was arrested at his home in Fishers, charged with one count of coercion and enticement, after an FBI probe into allegation that he repeatedly coerced a 15-year-old student to send him explicit photos. The coach, 31-year-old Kyle Cox, faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted. He resigned […]

Biggest drug bust in Fishers nets 500 lbs. of weed

A huge drug bust north of Indianapolis this week in Fishers. Police seized 500 pounds of marijuana in a semi parked outside of a Wal-Mart on East 96th St. Police called in drug sniffing dogs after they noticed two men waiting to make a delivery. Both were detained, and Roberto Bojoquez of Mexico was arrested […]

Salt truck fire under investigation

Still no official word why a new Muncie salt truck and plow caught fire in the city garage when it hadn’t been running for several days. The City street superintendent has said he believes it involved the $140,000 truck’s electrical system. They have an insurance adjuster and an investigator working on solving this one.