Daily Reporter

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

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

Suspect hit with $1.25 million cash bond in stabbing

2021-06-21T15:11:04+00:00May 14th, 2021|Daily Reporter, Domestic violence, High-profile cases|

By Kristy Deer, Greenfield Daily Reporter GREENFIELD — Sitting at the witness stand, the woman told the judge, prosecutors and others in the courtroom how her mother feared for her life and had even moved in with her the past two months while she tried to break away from her estranged boyfriend, Ronald Lee McClure.

Man accused of stabbing woman at Speedway station

2021-06-21T15:00:26+00:00May 13th, 2021|Daily Reporter, Domestic violence, High-profile cases|

By Kristy Deer, Greenfield Daily Reporter HANCOCK COUNTY — An Indianapolis man has been arrested and is facing multiple felony charges, including attempted murder, after a woman was stabbed in the chest Saturday night, May 8, at the Speedway store, 5972 W. U.S. 40. Ronald Lee McClure, 49, Indianapolis, is in custody at the Hancock

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