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Anderson Police Seek Home Invasion Suspects

Anderson Police are looking for two suspects in a home invastion robbery this week. Wednesday night at about 9pm, police went to a home on the 2300 block of Chase Street where three people said they had been attacked by two black men with handguns. Those suspects remain at large. It’s unclear if shots were… ... Continue Reading

Woman, Out Cold On Heroin, With Infant In Car, Charged

A woman who was found unresponsive in her car with her infant daughter is charged with neglect of a dependent and driving while intoxicated. Police say 30 year old Holly Britton had snorted heroin before she was found unconscious nearly 11 months ago on Indiana 67 east of Delaware County Road 800 W. EMT crews… ... Continue Reading

Chamber To Hand Out Annual Awards

The Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce will hold their 124th Annual Meeting on October 25, and will hand out awards. SPIRIT OF SMALL BUSINESS – DIY/GROUP, INC. COMMUNITY IMPACT AWARD – IVY TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO EDUCATION – UNITED WAY OF DELAWARE COUNTY EXCELLENCE IN PUBLIC SERVICE – 8TWELVE COALITION The Ball Brothers… ... Continue Reading

Muncie Man Endangers Daughter; Faces Charges

He’s accused of ingesting heroin and crashing into numerous vehicles all while his seven-year-old daughter was a passenger in his car. 29-year-old Shawn David Burtzo of Muncie has been arrested on charges of neglect, driving while intoxicated, and leaving the scene of an accident. The post Muncie Man Endangers Daughter; Faces Charges appeared first on… ... Continue Reading

Coroner Identifies Man Struck By Vehicle

We now know the name of the man that was struck and killed along Mounds Road the other night. The Madison County Coroner has identified the pedestrian as 43-year-old Robert Gibbons.  He was struck while walking near the intersection of Mounds and Rangeline roads. Police say the driver of the car that hit him was… ... Continue Reading

“Beer Bandit” Taken Into Custody

Employees of a Muncie convenience store called her the Beer Bandit. Now she’s under arrest for allegedly threatening to shoot a store clerk. 28-year-old Chanda Lou Ditmars is also charged with intimidation and criminal trespass for the incident at the Village Pantry on South Macedonia Avenue. Ditmars – already banned from the store – is… ... Continue Reading

Anderson Couple Arrested During Traffic Stop

An Anderson couple has been arrested after they refused to stop and attempted to flee during a traffic stop. 21-year-old Brittany McCord, an unlicensed driver, was taken into custody while a K9 tracked down 26-year-old Darnell C. Miller Jr. He was wanted on felony warrants. The post Anderson Couple Arrested During Traffic Stop appeared first on… ... Continue Reading

Armed Bandit Could Avoid Jail Time

He’s been sentenced to nine years in prison for robbing the Selma Pizza King at gunpoint. 34-year-old Matthew Dean Bales of Muncie may be able to avoid being locked up. The judge has agreed to stay Bales’ sentence, provided he completes the court system’s treatment program for substance abusers. The post Armed Bandit Could Avoid… ... Continue Reading

Board To Implement School’s Improvement Plan

Alexandria Community Schools now has a three-member board that will carry out the district’s $19.3 million capital improvement plan approved by taxpayers in a May referendum. The plan includes creating one campus by moving Alexandria Elementary to a new space built onto the existing intermediate school and making improvements to the high school. The post… ... Continue Reading

Retooling The MadCo Credit Card Policy

The credit card policy for all Madison County officeholders and employees is being made more stringent. The Madison County Board of Commissioners is considering several changes to the proposed draft ordinance at their November 5th meeting. The post Retooling The MadCo Credit Card Policy appeared first on Woof Boom Radio News. ... Continue Reading