Lawsuit filed against policemen and John Doe

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resident

Frankfort, IN

#1 Apr 16, 2013
Who is John Doe?
The real John Reid

Frankfort, IN

#2 Apr 16, 2013
My guess would be the mayor.

Since: Sep 11

Michigantown, IN

#3 Apr 16, 2013
Well they got RID a my Original comment-This is almost like a lookin fer "The one armed man!"
resident

Frankfort, IN

#4 Apr 18, 2013
Interesting
Victim

Greenwood, IN

#5 Apr 18, 2013
How interesting that one yr after the rape....now that a lawsuit has been filed....now.. someone threatens John Doe (i mean your mayor). Does that make any sense? Of course it does! The mayor has to became the VICTIM! What an awesome smoke screen! His PR lady truly earns every thousand we pay her!
which ones

United States

#6 Apr 22, 2013
which police officers are being sued?
questions..

Indianapolis, IN

#7 Apr 23, 2013
Who was raped?
old man

Indianapolis, IN

#10 Apr 26, 2013
Looks like the mayor is making news again on channel 18!!! Might have a hard time keeping this rape quiet! Watch 6 o clock news.
Al Czervik

West Lafayette, IN

#11 Apr 26, 2013
Frankfort Police Dept. faces lawsuit

Updated: Friday, 26 Apr 2013, 7:42 PM EDT
Published : Friday, 26 Apr 2013, 6:51 PM EDT

Krista Henery

FRANKFORT, Ind.(WLFI)- A lawsuit was filed against the Frankfort Police Department and the City of Frankfort after a woman said she was raped by four men at a home on the 500 block of East Washington St. in Frankfort last year.

The lawsuit goes on to state the woman underwent a rape kit at a hospital, and it showed there were several signs a rape did take place.

The suit goes on to state Detective Robert Hession, who was was handling the case, turned the tape off in the middle of an interview with the victim and told her the rape was her fault.

According to the woman's lawsuit, no warrant was issued to collect evidence from the residence where the rape reportedly took place.

The lawsuit goes on to state Detective Hession and Detective Jason Albaugh had personal relationships with the alleged suspects and that's why a thorough investigation was not conducted. The lawsuit also states the Frankfort Police Department repeatedly approached witnesses and threatened them not to talk about the case.

Through a text message Friday, Mayor Chris McBarnes declined a comment because of quote "pending litigation." He was unable to be reached through phone calls and unavailable when News 18 stopped at City Hall Friday.

Police Chief Troy Bacon also declined a comment through an email he sent News 18 because of pending litigation. He too was unable to be reached through phone calls and was unavailable when we stopped at the police station.

News 18 was referred to the Indianapolis-based attorney who is representing the police department. He was also unavailable for comment and did not return our calls Friday.

However, Frankfort's City Attorney, Les Bergum, stated through a voicemail, "The city of Frankfort is confident that its police department, in all ways, properly conducted the investigation. There were no improprieties on the part of the Frankfort Police Department or any of its officers or staff in connection to this matter."

According to the lawsuit, Detective Hession was demoted due to these allegations.
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United States

#12 Apr 26, 2013
albaugh is a joke and hession is a jackass
he knew

Indianapolis, IN

#13 Apr 27, 2013
which ones wrote:
albaugh is a joke and hession is a jackass
Well now they are in the HOT seat!
Very interesting

Brazil

#14 Apr 27, 2013
he knew wrote:
<quoted text>Well now they are in the HOT seat!
I seriously doubt that. The city will make this all go away with either a ton of money they don't currently have, or the city's insurance will pick up the tab.

This won't look good for the Stellar Grant now will it.
Shaniqua

Frankfort, IN

#15 Apr 28, 2013
What about Albaughs latest child out of wedlock? To protect and serve.

Since: Sep 11

Michigantown, IN

#16 Apr 28, 2013
Well.......... He didn't PROTECT but he SERVED!
Shaniqua

Frankfort, IN

#17 Apr 28, 2013
The secret is already out?
which ones

Chicago, IL

#18 Apr 28, 2013
secret is out. the mistress is blabbing all over town and they will probably divorce
I guess

Albania

#21 Apr 29, 2013
that the administration doesn't want the Frankfort community that Joe Sheet's got caught sleeping with another girl the the City Finance office while sleeping with the head Finance person.

That's why she (the extra girl Joe slept with) is going to sue the city and others.

The city will have to make this go away.
New viewer

Frankfort, IN

#22 Apr 29, 2013
So why just call his name out specifically? what's the finance ladies names??
Tell me

Frankfort, IN

#23 Apr 29, 2013
old man wrote:
<quoted text>What are you talking about? Our fkft police are the finest in the state. Ask the Mayor.
As long as you keep paying your taxes, things will be fine. The Police love you old man.. Keep up your hard work, they need your tax dollars. Oh and they could give two shits what you think...lmao...
uh oh

Rossville, IN

#24 Apr 29, 2013
Watch it...the last forum that started naming names got taken off.. You are playing with peoples lives here, please make sure you have all the facts before you start bad mouthing. I happen to know some of these people and they are very nice. I don't know why everyone wants to hate on each other, life is short and words do hurt!

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