CRIME & SAFETY
Muncie Man Arrested For Strangling Woman Over Thanksgiving Dinner
MUNCIE, Ind. — A man is in jail charged with strangling a woman over Thanksgiving dinner. The incident happened on Thanksgiving Day. William Joseph Shields, 74, was arrested after witnesses told the cops he’d been drinking all day and got into an argument with two women in the kitchen of a home. The women later […] The post Muncie Man Arrested For Strangling Woman Over Thanksgiving Dinner appeared first on WIBC 93.1 FM.
Autopsy Scheduled for Teenager's Shooting Death in Anderson
An autopsy is anticipated following the tragic shooting death of a 15-year-old in Anderson. The teen was dropped off at a hospital on Friday evening and pronounced dead. Authorities are seeking information from the public, urging them to contact Crim Stoppers with any leads.
Muncie man charged in multiple cases now faces dealing-resulting- in-death count
MUNCIE, Ind. — Since mid-August, Muncie resident Ricky Lamiez Taylor has been charged with 11 crimes. The most recent count — filed Nov. 20 in Delaware Circuit Court 4 — is the most serious, stemming from the September overdose death of a local teenager. The 24-year-old Taylor...
Emergency Response Triggered by Molten Glass Leak at Madison County Glass Plant
A molten glass leak at the Owens Brockway glass plant in Madison County prompted a large emergency response. The leak, which caused molten glass to pour onto the plant floor, resulted in no injuries and poses no public hazard. Brookside Road near the plant is currently closed.
Anderson Police Investigate Teen's Death and AES Indiana Proposes Rate Increase
Catch up on the latest headlines with WRTV. Anderson Police investigate a tragic teen homicide, hoping a recovered vehicle will provide clues. Meanwhile, AES Indiana customers could face a 7% increase in their utility bills from next summer. Tune in for more details.
Court docs: Woman recorded Muncie man’s threat on phone after beating
MUNCIE, Ind. — A Muncie man is accused of battering a woman and threatening her life — a threat that the victim managed to capture on her phone. Floyd Joshua Cridge, 38, was arrested on Friday on preliminary charges of domestic battery with a deadly weapon, a Level 5 felony, and strangulation, a Level 6 […]
Juvenile shot and killed in Anderson
According to a press release from the Anderson Police Department, a juvenile arrived at St. Vincent ER — which is located in the 2000 block of Jackson Street — with gunshot wounds. Shortly after APD officers arrived to begin an investigation, the 15-year-old was pronounced dead.
‘I planned on stealing that’: New Castle man arrested after attempting to steal Ball State University dump truck
MUNCIE, Ind. — A 42-year-old New Castle man was arrested earlier this month after he attempted to steal a dump truck from Ball State University. According to court documents filed on Monday in Delaware County, 42-year-old Ryan Riggs was charged with one count of auto theft, a Level 5 felony, and a misdemeanor charge of […]
Anderson woman found dead in jail cell
NEW CASTLE, Ind. — A 40-year-old Anderson woman is dead after being found unresponsive in her jail cell inside the Henry County Jail on Friday morning. According to the Henry County Sheriff’s Department, Heather Goodman was being held in an isolated cell with no other inmates and was found unresponsive in her bed at 5:05 […]
Fatal Crash at US 30 and SR 110
On Tuesday, Nov. 21, at 3:34 p.m., Marshall County Central Dispatch was advised of a two-vehicle collision between a passenger car and a semi-tractor trailer at US 31 and SR 110. The passenger car was a 2013 Chevy Cruze being driven by Phyllis Schoonover, 95, of Culver. The Semi-Tractor Trailer...
Errington calls for 'common sense gun regulations' in wake of Muncie shooting
MUNCIE, Ind. — A recent shooting that left an 18-year-old Muncie woman hospitalized has prompted a call for "common sense gun regulations" by state Rep. Sue Errington. On Nov. 21, the Muncie teenager suffered "multiple gunshot wounds" in her family's East 17th street home, reportedly when her 16-year-old brother fired several shots through her bedroom door.
Muncie man's trial in Cardinal Greenway homicide underway
MUNCIE, Ind. — A Muncie resident is on trial this week on charges he killed a local man who had allowed him to stay at his home. Jason De'Andre Harris, 34, is charged with murder, criminal confinement, unlawful possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon, obstruction of justice and theft in the February 2022 slaying of Erik Sparks.
Teenager Fatally Shot in Anderson, Police Seek Information
A tragic incident unfolds in Anderson as a 15-year-old is fatally shot. The teen was dropped off at a hospital and pronounced dead. Anderson Police are seeking information from the public. Stay anonymous and call Crim Stoppers at 317 262 tips if you have any details.
Anderson Man Sentenced In Death Of Wife
An Anderson man has been sentenced to serve 80 years in prison for the 2021 stabbing death of his wife. The Herald Bulletin reports 58 year old Roger Redding was sentenced to 65 years for his murder conviction and 15 years as a habitual offender. He was convicted in October...
Police: 20-year-old found dead at Anderson home
ANDERSON, Ind. (WISH) — Anderson police say they are investigating the death of a 20-year-old man who was found unresponsive at a home Monday. At 8:16 a.m., Anderson Police Department officers responded to a home in the 500 block of South Nursery Road in reference to a deceased male being found.
Police: 'John Doe' tried to deposit stolen check for $76,191 in Muncie bank
MUNCIE, Ind. — A man who allegedly tried to deposit a stolen check for more than $76,000 has been arrested by Muncie police. The man first identified himself by the name found on the eheck, that of a man from Staten Island, New York. He also had a photo ID card with that name, although police said it was fake.
Identity of man killed in November car crash released by police
GALVESTON, Ind. — The identity of a man who was killed after a three-car crash in Hamilton County was revealed Friday. On November 15, 2023, around 12:30 p.m., deputies from the Hamilton County Coroner’s Office were dispatched to a three-car fatal crash at US 31 and 136th Street for a death investigation.
Chris Dickover: The Thin Line Spotlight
Chris Dickover considers himself a lucky man. He grew up in Noblesville, a community he can’t say enough kind words about, and he worked as a firefighter in Westfield, a place he also has high praise for. “My whole childhood was in Noblesville,” Chris says. “I attended North Elementary,...
Weekly Safety Report: Missing Children, Shooting, Evidence Leak, and Colts Owner's Interview in Hamilton County, Indiana
This week in Hamilton County, Indiana, several incidents occurred that required police attention. These incidents include the search for two missing children in Carmel, a shooting in Fishers, the arrest of a man for leaking evidence in the Delphi Murders case, and an interview with the owner of the Indianapolis Colts regarding his past arrest for operating a vehicle while intoxicated.
Weekly Safety Report: Attempted Murder and Police Misconduct Shake Muncie, Indiana
Two incidents occurred in Muncie, Indiana this week. In the first incident, a 16-year-old boy was arrested for the attempted murder of his 18-year-old sister. The shooting took place inside their home, and the sister was not the intended target. In the second incident, a former Muncie police officer pleaded guilty to lying on a police report about another officer's excessive force on a suspect. The guilty plea came after two hung jury trials. The judge expressed concern over the leniency of the plea agreement.