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

New program brings more support to those who have suffered sexual assault

2021-06-21T14:54:46+00:00April 8th, 2021|Daily Reporter, Domestic violence, Victims of Crime|

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.

Leaders gauge domestic violence amid pandemic

2020-10-19T18:53:03+00:00June 6th, 2020|Daily Reporter, Domestic violence|

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

Man faces charges in rapes of women living at retirement communities

2019-08-12T19:39:06+00:00April 26th, 2019|Daily Reporter, Domestic violence, Rape, Sex crimes, WISH TV|

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

Greenfield child visitation dispute ends with gun fired, grandmothers arrested

2019-08-12T19:55:41+00:00August 23rd, 2018|CBS 4, Child abuse, Domestic violence|

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. –

Rape survivor recognized for efforts in changing law

2018-04-11T18:38:49+00:00April 11th, 2018|Domestic violence, Fox 59, Prosecutor's office, Rape, WXIN|

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

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