High-profile cases

Prosecutor says IMPD officer went beyond parental rights spanking child

2019-08-14T14:31:54+00:00May 3rd, 2019|Child abuse, High-profile cases, Police Department, WTHR|

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - An Indianapolis police officer is accused of going too far and crossing the line that separates parental discipline from the crime of felony battery. IMPD placed officer Derek Ethridge on administrative leave. The 29-year-old is charged in Hancock County with battery resulting in bodily injury to a person less than 14 years

IMPD officer facing felony charges in Hancock County

2019-08-14T14:25:02+00:00May 3rd, 2019|Child abuse, High-profile cases, Police Department, WTHR|

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) — An IMPD officer is in serious trouble with the law. The Hancock County Prosecutor filed charges against Derek Ethridge. Ethridge is facing felony battery charges for an incident May 1. He's accused of battery resulting in bodily injury on a person under the age of 14. Hancock County court records show the

Police arrest 18-year-old, juvenile following threat toward event at Greenfield-Central High School

2019-08-12T19:58:58+00:00June 8th, 2018|CBS 4, High-profile cases, Prosecutor's office|

GREENFIELD, Ind.-  Greenfield police made two arrests after a threat was made toward Greenfield-Central High School's graduation rehearsal. Investigators said  18-year-old Clayton Smith was arrested on a felony charge of conspiracy to commit intimidation and a 17-year old was also taken into custody, after they were accused of threatening to shoot up the

Man found guilty of murdering Greenfield woman who hired him for housework

2018-01-23T18:33:09+00:00July 26th, 2017|High-profile cases, Murder, Robbery, WXIN|

UPDATE:  Spencer Spielman was sentenced to 55 years of prison with 50 days executed and 5 days suspended. His approximate out date is in 2054. ORIGINAL STORY:  GREENFIELD, Ind. — A 20-year-old man was found guilty in the death of a Greenfield woman Wednesday. A Hancock County jury found Spencer Spielman guilty of murder, robbery

Woman sentenced in murder of Indianapolis woman who was found in cornfield

2017-12-30T19:35:43+00:00September 2nd, 2015|High-profile cases, Murder, WXIN|

UPDATE (September 2, 2015)– Amanda Gonzales was sentenced to 60 years in the Indiana Department of Correction. GREENFIELD, Ind. (August 10, 2015)– A woman charged in the murder of another woman whose body was found in a Hancock County cornfield was found guilty Monday. Amanda Gonzales was found guilty of murder and conspiracy to commit murder. She will be

Woman sentenced in murder of Indianapolis woman who was found in cornfield

2017-12-30T19:34:31+00:00August 10th, 2015|High-profile cases, Murder, WXIN|

UPDATE (September 2, 2015)– Amanda Gonzales was sentenced to 60 years in the Indiana Department of Correction. GREENFIELD, Ind. (August 10, 2015)– A woman charged in the murder of another woman whose body was found in a Hancock County cornfield was found guilty Monday. Amanda Gonzales was found guilty of murder and conspiracy to commit murder. She will be sentenced