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.
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
By Kristy Deer, Greenfield Daily Reporter HANCOCK COUNTY — When Brent Eaton became county prosecutor in 2015, he noted it had been years since the prosecutor’s office had secured a rape conviction. That was an alarming statistic, Eaton said. “You’re looking at a decade and a half to two decades since that had happened,” Eaton said.
By Kristy Deer, Greenfield Daily Reporter HANCOCK COUNTY — Many counties around the state have reported an increase in domestic violence and battery charges during the pandemic, but that has not been the case in Hancock County. County officials looked into arrests reports for the months of March and April and found charges for domestic violence
McCORDSVILLE, Ind. (WISH) — A man described by authorities as a violent sexual predator is accused of raping two elderly women living in two different retirement communities. According to News 8’s newsgathering partners at the Greenfield Daily Reporter, Samuel L. Patterson, 56, of Indianapolis, has been in the Marion County jail since February on charges of raping a 77-year-old Lawrence woman
UPDATE (Aug. 23, 2018) -- Tammy Brickles pleaded guilty to battery. She was sentenced to 180 days in jail, with the entirety of the sentence suspended. She was given a year of probation and ordered to have no contact with Horton. In addition, she'll have to undergo anger management counseling. GREENFIELD, Ind. –
GREENFIELD, Ind. – A rape survivor set out to change the law regarding the statute of limitations and saw Jenny's Law come to fruition. Now her hometown is recognizing her efforts during National Crime Victims' Rights Week Jenny Wendt said a third date while she was in nursing school in central Indiana ended in her rape years