Teen in boxers arrested for drugs, warrants

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 […]

Convict gets home detention in attack on girlfriend

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 […]

Yorktown teen’s attempted murder trial rescheduled

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.

Pharmacy tech’s license suspended

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 […]

Armed robber to ask for early release

Another Muncie man in prison for two Village Pantry robberies and one at a southside liquor store wants early release. James “Red” Johnson was convicted in 2003 after pleading guilty to armed robbery. He’s set to be released in May 2019 and has an early release hearing with the parole board on Feb. 23rd.

New Castle murder trial delayed

A murder trial for the suspect in a New Castle woman’s death has been delayed. The suspect, 37-year-old Anthony Dailey is accused of killing Kirsten Sidwell last spring. Her body found by a fisherman in a pond near Sulphur Springs on April 2nd. The woman had been strangled and her body was found partially enclosed […]

Muncie pair arrested on warrants

Two Muncie residents were arrested on warrants for alleged drug violations. The Sheriff’s Office says 35-year-old Shaun Blankenship and Christa Gassman were arrested last week after a deputy saw them in a car on Riggin Rd. Both had outstanding warrants.