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Grand Jury returns indictments

Grand Jury Report

Comes the Hancock County grand jury, by the foreman, and reports to the court that they met in session on the 11th day of September, 2023 to consider all pending matters at the time. After having heard testimony from various individuals, a total of four True Bills and one No True Bills were returned.

The remainder of the cases referred to the grand jury by the Hancock District Court and not addressed by this grand jury shall be referred to the next Hancock County grand jury.  This the 11th day of September, 2023.

Miller indicted by grand jury

The Hancock County grand jury charged Corydon, Ind. resident Alex C. Miller on a charge of criminal mischief in the first degree. According to the indictment, Miller damaged a 2022 Ford Maverick owned by Michael A. Corder, which caused a loss of $1,000 or more.

Flinn indicted for abuse

Reynolds Station resident Christopher Flinn faces a charge of criminal abuse in the first degree. The Hancock County grand jury accused Flinn of abusing his minor child, causing cruel punishment.

The court set his bond at $25,000.

Durden indicted for theft

The Hancock County grand jury indicted Toledo, Ohio resident Alan M. Durden on a charge of theft by deception including cold checks $1,000 or more. The grand jury accused Durden of writing a check to Shawn Cartwright for $1,000 knowing it would not be honored.

The court set a bond of $5,000 cash.

Kennedy indicted on drug charges

Lewisport resident Jarrod K. Kennedy stands accused of committing two drug offenses in July of this year. The Hancock County grand jury returned a charge of possession of a controlled substance in the first degree-second offense-meth, and a charge of drug paraphernalia-buy/possession.

The court set his bond at $5,000.

By Ralph Dickerson

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