Thursday, February 16, 2012
The Fayette County prosecutor had been publicly reprimanded by the Indiana Supreme Court.
The husband of one of his employees was arrested for the theft of metal pipes that he sold to a scrap yard. He claimed that he thought the pipes were abandoned. The owner had a different view.
The prosecutor did not seek the appointment of a special prosecutor. Rather, he handled the matter himself. He spoke to the arresting officer. No charges were filed.
He had no record of prior discipline and has served as a police officer for 20 years and a prosecutor for nine years. (Mike Frisch)