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Recent Crime News
Tuesday | via Daily Reporter
Police are now offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a Greenfield man accused of killing the passenger in his car in a drunken-driving crash. Investigators recently announced that after nearly a month of searching, they got word Jason Phelps, 42, 640 S. State St., Greenfield, planned to turn himself into police. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 25 | via Daily Reporter
Police are offering a $1,000 reward to anyone with information leading to the arrest of the driver in an alleged drunken-driving crash. Jason Phelps, 42, of Greenfield, is accused of causing the crash that killed his girlfriend last month; recently, a lawyer for Phelps said the defendant would turn himself into police. Comment?
Saturday Apr 8 | via Daily Reporter
A suspected heroin dealer was arrested this week after a months-long investigation by a detective who was added to the Greenfield Police Department last year to specialize in narcotics investigations. An anonymous tip led local investigators to 21-year-old Clinton Parrish, who now faces five drug charges at the conclusion of a five-month investigation. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 5 | via Daily Reporter
A developmentally disabled man will not stand trial on the rape charge he faced after a judge decided he was unable to understand the proceedings. Robert Ward, 56, Anderson, will be committed to the Indiana Department of Mental Health indefinitely, where he can receive specialized counseling and care, officials said. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 4 | via Daily Reporter
Three people face felony charges after investigators found drugs - including jello infused with THC - in their home while first-responders were treating an overdose victim, according to reports. Prosecutors recently filed multiple drug-related charges against two men and a woman living at 6331 W. County Road 100N, Greenfield. Comment?
Saturday Apr 1 | via Daily Reporter
Days after the murder suspect filed a notice with the court stating he'll have two friends testify he was with them on the night of a Greenfield woman's slaying, prosecutors asked the judge to strike the notice from the official court record. There isn't enough evidence for the alibi to hold up in court, they say; additionally, the alibi notice was filed 116 days after the deadline set by the court - too late to be considered, prosecutors argue. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 29 | via Daily Journal
A man who took off with his girlfriend's children in the vehicle has been sentenced to 3A1 2 years in prison for the two-hour ordeal, according to court records. Jacob T. Richardson, 21, 911 Yandes St., Franklin, was ordered to prison after he pleaded guilty to three charges relating to the incident that started in Franklin and ended in Greenfield last year. Comment?
Mar 24, 2017 | via Daily Reporter
He remembers standing at the corner of State Road 234 and County Road 300W on that summer afternoon in 2012; remembered how the pickup truck was wrapped around a utility pole; how he immediately suspected the driver had been drinking. Five years passed without any word of the investigation, he said. Comment?
Mar 24, 2017 | via Daily Reporter
A man accused of strangling a Greenfield woman to death with the sash of her bathrobe has an alibi proving he couldn't have committed the murder, his attorney says. In a notice filed with the court this week, attorney John Merlau told the judge his client, Spencer Spielman - who faces charges of murder and robbery in the death of 52-year-old Patricia Dresser of Greenfield - could not have killed the victim because he wasn't with her at the time of the slaying, according to court records. Comment?
Mar 22, 2017 | via Daily Reporter
A promise to get clean and better herself kept a Greenfield woman out of prison after she admitted to beating two young boys who found their Christmas presents and opened them early at her home. Sascha Collins, 37, 93 S. County Road 500E, Greenfield, will spend three years on probation after pleading guilty to a single felony count of battery as part of an agreement with prosecutors. Comment?
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