Police on Wednesday said 34-year-old Joshua Dyer of Huntington was shot Tuesday evening while riding in a car driven by an Indianapolis man..
Watch exclusive video of a major drug sweep in Huntington County that took place Wednesday morning.
On Friday, July 7, 1972, Phyllis Bailer, 27, and her three-year-old daughter left Indianapolis to visit her parents in Bluffton. Bailer never made it there. instead her body was found lying in a ditch in Allen County the following day with her unharmed daughter.
All of the suspects in the early morning roundup have been accused of dealing various kinds of drugs in Huntington County.
The suspect wouldn’t surrender even after police used a flash bang device and tear gas to try to get him out of a house.
Police said the suspect had a loaded gun, marijuana, a digital scale, an envelope full of cash, and loose bills in his cargo pants.
Ricky Patrick Hester, of Granger, Indiana, faces a mandatory minimum of five years in prison on the distribution conviction. No sentencing date was immediately set.
The raid was conducted Tuesday morning at a home in Leo-Cedarville where two juveniles were placed into protective custody.
Prosecutors have asked a judge to grant the release of a 91-year-old Indiana man who was convicted of taking more than a ton of cocaine to Michigan for a Mexican drug cartel.
Police do not believe the man is connected to a string of dollar store robberies across the city this year.
An attempted robbery at Raimondo’s Pizza was stopped when a manager closed the cash drawer and told the robber to get out of her store.
Investigators say that after 58-year-old Connie Straley was stabbed in the neck March 18, she staggered to a neighbor’s apartment and collapsed. Richard Straley was wearing clothes soaked with his wife’s blood and asked an officer, “I killed her, didn’t I?”