Former Hartford City man charged with sex crime

A former Hartford City 22-year-old is facing a felony charge of having sex with a girl under the age of 16. William Heise was arrested and bonded out of Blackford County jail. The court record shows the alleged incident happened September 13th. He’s facing 12 years in prison if convicted.

Anderson man rejects plea deal in court

An Anderson man who agreed to plead guilty to child molestation charges denied it to the judge at the reading of the plea. 18-year-old Dylan Rexford was distraught when denying the charges of molestion and incest. A new hearing is set for April 11th.

New Castle men arrested in November beating

Two New Castle men are charged with beating a man one of them is related to by marriage, confining him and threatening his life. The two, 37-year-old Joseph Davis and 38-year-old Jason Thompson were arrested last week and have now bonded out of Henry County jail. The beating allegedly took place in November and the […]

Muncie dealer takes plea deal, sentenced

Danny Branson, a 28-year-old Muncie man convicted of selling cocaine to local drug agents, will be 54 years old at the end of his sentence. He took a plea deal that the judge accepted, giving him 26 years in prison for dealing drugs and having a firearm.

Real estate broker admits theft from clients

A prominent real estate broker has pleaded guilty to theft from clients. Roger Shoot has agreed to a plea deal that could get him four years in prison. The Madison County Prosecutor says Shoot took money for new buyers home insurance premiums but kept that money. He’s also being sued in civil court and had […]

New scam threatens arrest from the feds

Another phone scam to know about. This one is supposedly from US Marshals, saying they have a warrant for your arrest for failing to appear for federal jury duty or failing to respond to a federal subpeona. The caller says arrest can be avoided by paying a fine. The potential victim is given a contact […]