Rape

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

Teen faces rape charges

2019-08-16T19:40:29+00:00August 7th, 2018|Child abuse, Daily Reporter, Rape|

GREENFIELD — A 17-year-old is accused of sexually assaulting another teen, and he now faces criminal charges in adult court, records show. Cameron Combs, 1434 Hedge Court, Greenfield, faces three Level 3 felony counts of rape. Each charge carries a potential penalty of up to 16 years in prison. Combs is accused of forcing himself

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

Shirley man sentenced to 27 years for rape, maintains innocence despite apology during hearing

2018-01-23T18:41:05+00:00January 18th, 2018|Daily Reporter, Rape|

By By Caitlin VanOverberghe, Daily Reporter A judge ordered Thursday a man convicted of rape to serve 27 years in an Indiana Department of Correction prison. Steven Grogan, 37, of Shirley, was found guilty of rape and battery at the conclusion of a three-day trial in December. Grogan’s is the first rape case to go before