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

Judge accepts plea deal in rape case

2020-10-19T18:20:23+00:00August 1st, 2020|Daily Reporter, Rape|

By Kristy Deer - HANCOCK COUNTY — Judge Marie Castetter on Friday, July 31, reluctantly accepted a plea agreement in a rape case in which the defendant admitted guilt to two misdemeanor charges. Nabil Zaim, 36, Greenfield, was sentenced to 365 days in jail, with eight days executed and 357 days suspended to probation on a domestic

Rape case to get special prosecutor

2020-10-19T18:54:42+00:00June 25th, 2020|Daily Reporter, Rape|

By Kristy Deer, Greenfield Daily Reporter HANCOCK COUNTY — The case against a Cumberland man accused of raping a woman in March is headed to a special prosecutor. Prosecutor Brent Eaton requested a special prosecutor to pursue charges against Nabil Zaim, 35, after Zaim’s attorney informed the prosecutor’s office he planned to call at least one

Nix handed max sentence, will spend decades in prison

2020-10-19T18:42:12+00:00February 4th, 2020|Child abuse, Daily Reporter, Rape, Sex crimes|

By Kristy Deer, Greenfield Daily Reporter HANCOCK COUNTY — Deputy prosecutor Catherine Wilson didn’t smile, but there was a look of relief on her face when she heard the details of the sentence being handed down to Hayden J. Nix. Nix got 16 years for sexually assaulting a teenage girl, the fourth time a judge has

Court documents shed new light on suspect accused of raping two elderly women

2019-08-12T21:01:40+00:00April 30th, 2019|CBS 4, Rape, Robbery, Sex crimes, Victims of Crime|

GREENFIELD, Ind.– A man is behind bars, now linked to the sexual assault of two elderly women in Central Indiana. However court documents show, these cases may not be the first time the suspect is accused of this type of crime. Charges were filed against Samuel L. Patterson, 56, in Marion County for rape, burglary,

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

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