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Electric Car Sharing Coming to Indy

Indianapolis is investing 35-million-dollars to bring a one-of-a-kind electric car sharing program to the city.  The French company Ballore [[ ba-lar-ey ]] will begin the program with 500 cars and will open 200 rental locations with about 12-hundred charging stations.  Officials say the program is designed to enhance the city’s mass transit system by offering short one-way rentals.

 

Homeowner Finds Pipe Bomb in Garage

A pipe bomb found inside a house on Indianola Avenue is no longer a threat.  IMPD’s bomb squad detonated the bomb on Monday after the homeowner found it while cleaning out the garage.  Officials called the bomb viable and said it was made of PVC pipe with caps on both ends and had wire coming out of it.

 

Police Believe Body Found Is Missing Girl

Police announced late last night that officers found a body of a deceased female in rural Greene County.

They will perform an autopsy Today, but police said they believe it is the body is 19 year old Katelyn Wolfe, who has been missing since Thursday. Police are treating the case as a homicide.

Last Thursday She posted on Facebook that she was being followed and she was “out on a walk with creeps that keep driving  by.”

Around Midnight this morning, Police brought to men into custody on suspicion of murder.

 

Police Find Full Scale Marijuana Operation in Rushville

Two people were arrested after police found an indoor marijuana growing operation in a Rushville building.

50 year old, Kenneth Watkins, and 44 year old Teresa Watkins, had almost 300 marijuana plants growing under lamps.

One official described the scene as “near laboratory standard.” Additional evidence of illegal drug activity was found in their home and now additional charges could be filed.

 

Man Sent to Prison After Killing Teen with Paintball Gun

A Shelbyville man who mistook a teen for a coyote and fatally shot him during a paintball game has been sentenced to prison. Jason Bagley pleaded guilty to one count of criminal recklessness in the December 2011 death of 17-year-old Brandon Spangler.

Bagley was sentenced yesterday to 3 1/2 years behind bars, and he must pay restitution and fines.

Bagley said he’d had problems with coyotes and shot at what he thought was a coyote moving along the woodline.

 

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