Crime

Rapist Gets 31 Days in Jail, Now on House Arrest

January 31, 2013

A Mitchell man who originally faced up to 40 years in prison pleaded guilty to rape this week and was sentenced to house arrest having […]

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Man Facing Additional Child Molesting Charges

December 28, 2012
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A man already incarcerated on several child molesting charges is now facing several more. In September, Jeff Gipson, 31, was charged after a 13-year-old girl […]

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ISP Investigating Death in Mitchell

December 23, 2012
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Note: This article was updated at 10:27 a.m. with a statement from Mitchell Police Chief Mike Hardman (see below). MITCHELL — Although few details are […]

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Man Charged in July Crash That Killed 3

December 13, 2012

Updated at 1:56 p.m. with information from the probable cause affidavit filed with the Court. A man has been charged in a July crash that […]

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Child Molester Released From Prison, Resides in Mitchell

November 22, 2012
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A 26-year-old man convicted of child molesting in 2007 was recently released from prison and is now residing in Mitchell. At 10:44 a.m. Thanksgiving morning, […]

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WANTED: Dylan Rayhill

November 19, 2012
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Mitchell Police Arrest 12 on Drug Related Charges

November 2, 2012
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Thursday evening, a pair of Mitchell police officers went to a home on Warren Street to serve a warrant on a Mitchell man. While they […]

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Bedford Woman Dies, Man Arrested After Motorcycle Crash

October 22, 2012

A woman was killed and a man arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated resulting in death after a fatal motorcycle crash Sunday evening west […]

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Names of “Johns” in Maine Prostitution Scandal Released

October 16, 2012
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In a high-profile prostitution case involving Alexis Wright, a former Zumba instructor, law enforcement has released the names of 21 “johns” accused of paying for […]

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Police Tracked Cell Phone to Locate Robbery Suspect

October 16, 2012
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At 8:03 a.m. Monday morning, a call came into the Mitchell Police Department (MPD) from 60’s Eastside gas station near the intersection of South 9th […]

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Mitchell Man Arrested After Morning Robbery

October 15, 2012
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A Mitchell man has been arrested and charged with armed robbery following an early morning hold-up. Police say that just before 8 a.m. today, a […]

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Man Living in Vacant Home, Stolen Model’s SUV in Garage

October 9, 2012

Chad Ley, formerly of Mitchell, was arrested Sunday night in Bloomington. It’s at least the third time he’s been arrested this year. On January 5, […]

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Man Arrested on Child Molesting Charges

September 10, 2012
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An area man was arrested Friday afternoon and charged with three counts of child molesting, one count of attempted child molesting, and one count of […]

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Mitchell Woman Arrested for Punching 14-Year-Old Nephew

August 27, 2012
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Police were called to Persimmon Park Apartments in Mitchell Sunday evening after an incident in which a 40-year-old Mitchell woman punched her 14-year-old nephew in […]

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Feds Bust Bedford Man for Child Porn

August 26, 2012
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On Thursday, federal authorities arrested a Bedford man after he was indicted by a grand jury on charges related to child pornography. Charged with distribution […]

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