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  • Judge denies bond reduction request

    Sunday Aug 5 | via The Tribune 

    Jackson Circuit Judge Richard W. Poynter on Friday denied a bond reduction request from a Seymour man accused of refusing to get his 8-year-old son medical help after the child ingested methamphetamine on June 21. Curtis Collman, 41, will continue to be held on a $50,000 cash bond at the Jackson County Jail in Brownstown because of Poynter's decision made Friday. That decision followed a hearing Thursday afternoon on Collman's request for a bond reduction.

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    Related Topix: Seymour, IN, Brownstown, IN, Jackson County, IN, Crothersville, IN

  • Seymour man sentenced in animal theft case

    Monday Jul 30 | via The Tribune 

    Jackson Circuit Court Judge Richard W. Poynter didn't hold back Friday afternoon during a sentencing hearing involving an animal theft and cruelty case. Although the dog Mark Allan Hammond, 54, of Seymour placed in a dumpster was able to be returned to its owner uninjured, Poynter said his actions were "pretty outrageous."

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  • Seymour man arrested on multiple child solicitation ...

    Wednesday Jul 25 | via The Tribune 

    A Seymour man has been arrested on six felony charges for his involvement in soliciting teenagers for sex, police report. Christopher Michael Hohnstreiter, 45, was arrested Friday on three Level 4 felony counts of child solicitation-related charges and three Level 5 counts of child solicitation.

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  • Pair arrested after residential burglary Friday nort...

    Jul 15, 2018 | via The Tribune 

    Two men were arrested over the weekend as part of an investigation of a burglary in progress Friday on U.S. 31 north of Uniontown. Alexander Scott Johnson, 20, of Seymour faces charges of burglary, theft and possession of a handgun without a permit in connection with the incident reported in the 1300 block of North U.S. 31. According to a news release from Jackson County Officer Rick Meyer, the arrest of the pair began when a neighbor - watching a house for a homeowner who was out of town - reported he had two people outside that house and a third person was either still inside or had taken off on foot.

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    Related Topix: Seymour, IN, Jackson County, IN