A New Castle man has been charged with stalking his ex-girlfriend. 45-year-old Adam Shane Lewis faces a stalking charge over allegations he threatened and harassed a woman he previously dated. The Level 5 felony charge carries a maximum penalty of six years in prison, and authorities allege he damaged windshields on the woman’s vehicle twice. Lewis trial date is set for September 16th.
It’s a whole new set of ups and downs for the Madison County Government Center. In July, the facility’s two elevators will be replaced – one at a time – at a cost of 400-thousand dollars and two months of using the stairs.
Thr3e Wise Men Brewing Company closed down Sunday after 8 1/2 years in Broad Ripple. The Indianapolis-based company issued a statement Monday, saying the Muncie taproom will stay open.
The last time Anderson had new traffic signal upgrades was in 1983. The city expects to open bids to replace the aging software in 2020. The projects’ total estimated cost is about $2.3 million, with the city paying 20 percent. The work is expected to start in 2021.
It’s another chance to check out the hot rods. The Anderson Eagles #174 Car Show is set for Saturday July 6th from 10am-2pm at the lodge. Judging will take place at 2. They’ll have food and drinks and lots of shiny chrome.
A Muncie woman is accused of hitting another woman with a wooden object dozens of times, according to the victim. 36 year old Melisha Jo Jewell of the 1600 block of South Franklin Street, faces aggravated battery in the attack. The victim was a friend of Jewell’s roommate and took place in the victim’s home. Jewell remained in the jail on Monday under a $21,000 bond.
A Muncie businessman whose properties were searched by FBI agents last week, has been indicted. 51 year old Rodney Barber is charged with wire fraud, conspiracy to commit wire fraud and making a false statement as part of the investigation into the administration of Mayor Dennis Tyler. According to the Star Press, Barber paid kickbacks to an unnamed Muncie Sanitary District official “in the form of cash … or in the form of check contributions to the Delaware County Democratic Party.”
A Muncie woman has been arrested following the death of her young daughter who authorities say had burns on most parts of her body, multiple bone fractures and apparently was malnourished. Thirty-two-year-old Sarah Ann Styhl of Muncie is jailed in Delaware County on $50,000 bond and is preliminarily charged with neglect of a dependent resulting in death. Authorities responded Saturday to a Muncie YWCA where Styhl and the baby were staying after the mother told a worker the child was unresponsive. Paramedics took 3-month-old Shae Anna Marie Styhl to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead.
A Muncie mother has been arrested in the death of her 3-month-old daughter. The child was pronounced dead Saturday at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital. According to police reports, her injuries included multiple bone fractures, some in various stages of healing, and numerous burns. Sarah Ann Styhl, 32, was being held in the Delaware County jail on Sunday under a $50,000 bond, preliminarily charged with neglect of a dependent resulting in death.
The Marion Police Department is investigating a deadly shooting that occurred Sunday morning. The victim’ was discovered in the 2500 block of Jefferson Circle who was then taken to Marion General Hospital and was later pronounced dead. No other information has been released.