Prosecutor’s office

Drug court approaches 15 years of community work, celebrates new graduate

2019-08-16T19:16:30+00:00August 13th, 2019|Daily Reporter, Drug Abuse, Prosecutor's office|

HANCOCK COUNTY — She was all smiles, and so was everyone standing with her during a graduation celebration at the Hancock County Courthouse. Lisa Kane has taken concrete steps forward by grabbing control of her life, with the help from county officials whose goal is to rehabilitate addicts. Kane, 42, Greenfield, was the 101st person

Docs: Man threatened to kill highway department workers over flowers

2019-08-12T19:48:38+00:00July 9th, 2019|Murder, Prosecutor's office, WISH TV|

GREENFIELD, Ind. (WISH) — A man in Hancock County faces criminal charges for threatening to kill Highway Department workers. Prosecutors say it started in a dispute over flowers. According to the probable cause affidavit, the situation escalated very quickly and prosecutors say it could be potentially harmful if they didn’t pursue charges. 69-year-old

2 Greenfield students in custody after shooting threat to graduation practice

2019-08-12T19:45:23+00:00June 8th, 2019|Murder, Prosecutor's office, WISH TV|

GREENFIELD, Ind. (WISH) — A man in Hancock County faces criminal charges for threatening to kill Highway Department workers. Prosecutors say it started in a dispute over flowers. According to the probable cause affidavit, the situation escalated very quickly and prosecutors say it could be potentially harmful if they didn’t pursue charges. 69-year-old

Hancock County dispatch center earns certificate for endangered child training

2019-08-14T14:37:23+00:00April 16th, 2019|Child abuse prevention, Fox 59, Police Department, Prosecutor's office, WXIN|

HANCOCK COUNTY, Ind.– Dispatchers at Hancock County’s 911 call center never know who will be on the other end of the line or what danger they may find themselves in when a call comes in to their system. That dilemma may be even more difficult to navigate when a child is involved, as a youngster

National Crime Victims’ Rights Week begins in Greenfield

2019-08-12T21:11:23+00:00April 8th, 2019|CBS 4, Prosecutor's office, Victims of Crime|

GREENFIELD, Ind. – Leaders in criminal justice have kicked off a week dedicated to victimization and the effects crimes have on people, their families, and the communities. National Crime Victims' Rights Week, which takes place each April, runs this year from April 7 to April 13. On Monday, Greenfield Mayor Chuck Fewell proclaimed

Law enforcement, prosecutor kick off National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

2019-08-14T14:38:56+00:00April 8th, 2019|Fox 59, Police Department, Prosecutor's office, Victims of Crime, WXIN|

GREENFIELD, Ind. – Leaders in criminal justice have kicked off a week dedicated to victimization and the effects crimes have on people, their families, and the communities. National Crime Victims' Rights Week, which takes place each April, runs this year from April 7 to April 13. On Monday, Greenfield Mayor Chuck Fewell proclaimed

Events to mark Crime Victims Rights Week

2019-08-16T19:18:16+00:00April 6th, 2019|Daily Reporter, Prosecutor's office, Victims of Crime|

HANCOCK COUNTY — Advocating for crime victims will be in the spotlight next week during a special observance to focus attention on victims’ rights. National Crime Victims Rights Week is Monday through Saturday, and local law enforcement agencies are helping spearhead activities to raise awareness. The weeklong campaign, held each year in April, is designed

ISP crime labs continue facing backlog due to increase in drug cases

2019-08-12T21:14:43+00:00April 5th, 2019|CBS 4, Police Department, Prosecutor's office|

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Indiana State Police crime labs are getting more cases than scientists can handle and its creating a backlog. When a police agency confiscates drugs, they are sent to one of the state’s four labs. Then, scientists test the chemical compounds to determine what the drug is specifically. Most of the cases submitted

Thousands of cases not completed at Indiana State Police crime labs

2019-08-14T14:40:27+00:00April 5th, 2019|Drug Abuse, Fox 59, Police Department, Prosecutor's office, WXIN|

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Indiana State Police crime labs are getting more cases than scientists can handle and its creating a backlog. When a police agency confiscates drugs, they are sent to one of the state’s four labs. Then, scientists test the chemical compounds to determine what the drug is specifically. Most of the