Vigo County Indiana

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - Justin Hefner appeared in Edgar County Circuit Court this morning for a hearing on his 3-count felony case, 2018 CF 39, False impersonation of federal government employee, false impersonation of peace officer, and false impersonation of peace officer. Hefner appeared in custody with...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - The reported (see WAND, WCIA and WTHI) incident of an individual showing up at the Edgar County Sheriff's Department trying to pass himself off as a Federal Agent has gotten much attention in the press lately, and we put together a timeline...

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="230"] JD Kesler (left) with his Attorney[/caption] TERRE HAUTE, IN. (ECWd) - Jerome "J.D." Kesler pleads guilty this morning in Vigo County Superior Court. The Judge entered a Conviction of “Recklessly Registering to Vote more than once” – a Class A Misdemeanor in Indiana. Kesler was sentenced...

TERRE HAUTE, IN. (ECWd) - Former Edgar County Airport Board Member / Vigo County Employee Jerome Kesler is expected to enter a negotiated Plea deal this morning and allegedly plead Guilty to "Recklessly Registering to Vote" - a Class A Misdemeanor on Indiana. We will be in...

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="337"] Jerome Kesler waits outside Courtroom[/caption] TERRE HAUTE, IN. (ECWd) - Jerome "J.D." Kesler appeared in Vigo County Superior Court this morning for his scheduled pre-trial hearing. Kesler waited in the hallway until his case was called, at which time he entered the courtroom standing...

TERRE HAUTE, IN. (ECWd) - [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="184"] J.D. Kesler (right)[/caption] Jerome D. "JD" Kesler appeared in Vigo County Court his morning on two felony charges of voting outside the precinct of where he lived - what some would refer to as voter fraud. It is alleged...

TERRE HAUTE, IN. (ECWd) - Jerome "J.D." Kesler, Vigo County Indiana Emergency Management Agency ("EMA") Deputy Director, Vigo County Sheriff Special Deputy and former Edgar County Airport Board Member was arrested and charged this morning in Vigo County, Indiana. Kessler was arrested and charged with two Felony counts of...

TERRE HAUTE, IN. (ECWd) - According to WTHI-TV (article here): An investigation is underway after police say 30-100 shots were fired at the National Guard Armory on Maple Avenue in Terre Haute. It happened just after midnight on Sunday morning. Police were initially called to the armory after receiving...

Terre Haute, IN. (ECWd) - Michael J. Wright, the attorney for Vigo County, Indiana, in a response to a complaint file with the Indiana Public Access Counselor, claimed that a recent request for public records was nothing more than harassment. [documentcloud url="https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/2938941-20160701122501743/annotations/305761.html"] There is no stipulation to claim...