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Prosecutor fills vacancies by hiring 2 new deputies

2021-12-21T15:09:48+00:00December 9th, 2021|Daily Reporter, Prosecutor's office|

By Kristie Deer, Greenfield Daily Reporter HANCOCK COUNTY — Two new lawyers have been hired to fill open deputy prosecutor positions in Hancock County. Both come to the prosecutor’s office with solid experience and have already been handling cases for the state in their new roles. Prosecutor Brent Eaton brought in Kyle Lawver-Jones and Tyler

McCordsville man accused of rape goes on trial

2021-12-02T17:11:07+00:00December 1st, 2021|Child abuse, Daily Reporter, Rape, Sex crimes|

By Kristy Deer, Greenfield Daily Reporter GREENFIELD — The trial of a 19-year-old McCordsville man accused of rape opened Tuesday, Nov. 30, in Hancock County Circuit Court. Christopher Lee Hargraves, 19, has been charged with multiple felony crimes, including two counts of Level 1 felony rape, stemming from an incident with a teenage girl in

Shooting probe leads to new charges

2021-12-01T20:28:55+00:00November 24th, 2021|Daily Reporter, Robbery|

By Kristy Deer, Greenfield Daily Reporter GREENFIELD — More than a month after a teenager was shot by another at a house on North Noble Street, several juveniles linked to that incident have been arrested and charged with serious felony crimes stemming from an armed robbery the night before. Jayden Lewis Polston, 16, 800 block

‘RECOVERY IS REAL’: Annual walk promotes a message of hope for those suffering from addiction

2021-12-01T20:25:30+00:00September 28th, 2021|Daily Reporter, Drug Abuse, Rehab|

By Kristy Deer, Greenfield Daily Reporter HANCOCK COUNTY — Rick Truscott wrapped his hand around the cord and slowly raised the microphone to speak about his brother, Greg Truscott Greg, 50, of Greenfield, died unexpectedly on Oct. 21, 2019, the victim of an addiction he could not overcome. “Nobody chooses to be an addict or

MAKING STRIDES: As Recovery Walk mourns those lost to addiction, it aims to inspire hope

2021-12-01T20:23:23+00:00September 22nd, 2021|Daily Reporter, Drug Abuse, Rehab|

By Kristy Deer, Greenfield Daily Reporter HANCOCK COUNTY — Sheriff’s deputies recently had to use three doses of Narcan to revive a person who had overdosed. The family told the deputies the person had ingested cocaine, but there was also evidence of heroin at the scene, a report stated. It’s hard to say whether the

UPS driver caught on camera nearly hitting three kids getting off school bus

2021-12-01T20:20:48+00:00September 16th, 2021|Fox 59, High-profile cases, WXIN|

By Jessica Wells, Fox 59 HANCOCK COUNTY, Ind. — A UPS driver caught on camera nearly hitting three kids getting off a school bus is now facing criminal charges. Those criminal charges were filed today in Hancock County. Court records show the driver, William Bullock, is charged with recklessly passing a school bus when the

County approves creation of new public defender’s office

2021-12-01T20:17:47+00:00July 24th, 2021|Daily Reporter, Prosecutor's office|

By Jessica Kairns, Greenfield Daily Reporter GREENFIELD — Hancock County has traditionally relied on a roster of on-call attorneys to represent its indigent criminal defendants, with judges needing to appoint a lawyer to take each individual case. Sometimes, especially in the case of high-level felonies, it can be hard to find someone who’s available. Starting

New Indiana law adds more high-tech crime units to process digital evidence

2021-06-23T02:19:55+00:00June 23rd, 2021|Fox 59, Prosecutor's office|

By Kristen Eskow, Fox 59 INDIANAPOLIS — A new state law going into effect next month will expand Indiana’s ability to process digital evidence in criminal investigations. The state will begin the process of adding six new high-tech crime units across Indiana. Currently, there are only four statewide — located in Marion, Tippecanoe, Vanderburgh and

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