ICYMI: Top 4 crime stories that broke this week


Here is a look back at the top four crime stories that broke this week, as reported by the Springfield News-Sun.

Man punches inmate, causes injury

A Springfield man being held in the Clark County Jail was charged with felonious assault after allegedly punching an inmate in the face and causing serious injury. According to a report, a dispute erupted when one of the men cut the other in line.

» READ MORE: Springfield man accused of punching inmate, breaking bone

Woman accused of driving drunk with four children in car

A Springfield woman was arrested and accused of driving under the influence and child endangerment after being pulled over by authorities Monday. According to a report, officers found an empty beer can and a half-full brandy bottle in the woman’s car as she was traveling with four children ranging in age from 7 months to 17 years old.

» READ MORE: Springfield woman accused of driving drink with baby, 3 children

Man accused of filming child while showering

A New Carlisle man is facing multiple charges after authorities allege he set up a cell phone camera to film an 11-year-old girl while she showered. A Clark County deputy was sent to the home of the child after her mother contacted police claiming to have found nude images of her daughter on the man’s phone.

» READ MORE: New Carlisle man accused of filming 11-year-old girl showering

Man accused of having large amount of drugs, fleeing police

A Springfield man is facing drug charges after reportedly throwing away a large bag of drugs while fleeing police. According to a police report, authorities were investigating a robbery at a hotel when two suspects entered, then fled after spotting officers. Police claim the bag the man allegedly tossed had 60 grams of drugs and 260 Oxycodone pills.

» READ MORE: Springfield man accused of having 60 grams of drugs, fleeing deputies



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