Police, Fire – December 16


Personal-injury accident

4:18 p.m. Friday — Banta Street and Vaught Street. Monica Anderson, 71, Franklin and Maria Hildebrand, 44, Franklin. Hildebrand reported neck pain.

Property-damage accident

11:11 a.m. Wednesday — 900 block of N. Morton Street.


2000 block of Commerce Parkway: A man reported at 3:25 p.m. Thursday that someone attempted to break into his vehicle.



  • Greenwood Post Office, parking lot, 407 W. Smith Valley Road: A woman reported at 1:14 p.m. Thursday that someone smashed in her vehicle window and stole her purse.
  • 2000 block of Averitt Road: Police responded at 7:29 am. Friday to a report of thefts from vehicles.

Johnson County


4300 block of W. County Line Road, Greenwood: A man reported at 7:08 p.m. Thursday that someone entered his home and stole the keys to multiple vehicles.

Jail bookings

The following people recently were arrested and booked into the Johnson County jail:

Jeffery Calvin Stinson, 38, 132 Circle Drive, Franklin; arrested on a charge of bond forfeiture; released on $700 bond.

Lanny Wayne Poindexter, 37, 115 Woodhill Drive, Indianapolis; arrested on charges of theft/receiving stolen property, resisting law enforcement, possession of methamphetamine, possession of a controlled substance, possession of cocaine/narcotics/methamphetamine and probation revocation; held without bond.

Christopher R. Thompson, 34, 170 Campbell Road, Columbus; arrested on a charge of probation revocation; held without bond.

Melissa Christine Holley, 35, 131 S. Ross St., Columbus; arrested on a charge of theft/receiving stolen property; released on $1,200 bond.

Steven Daniel Murphy, 31, 1000 Constitution Drive, Edinburgh; arrested on charges of battery on a person less than 14 and battery; released on $2,000 bond.

Lauren D. Simpson, 27, 1914 S. Hunter’s Ridge Lane, Greenwood; arrested on a charge of possession of marijuana’ held on $1,000 bond.

Elizabeth A. Garner, 26, Indianapolis; arrested on a charge of domestic battery; held on $1,200 bond.

James Craig, 27, 8495 Bluff Road, Indianapolis; arrested on a charge of public intoxication; held on $1,000 bond.