Princeton Man Arrested for Escape, Local Homeowner Arrested for Assisting a Criminal

first_imgPrinceton Man Arrested for Escape, Local Homeowner Arrested for Assisting a CriminalGibson County – At approximately 9:00 last night Indiana State Police, Gibson County Sheriff’s Department and Princeton Police responded to a residence located at 112 North 9th Street in Princeton to attempt to locate Cory Jefferson, 23. Jefferson was wanted out of Gibson County for violating his home detention. Officers had received information Jefferson was staying at the residence.Officers were talking to the homeowner, Jared Smith, 26, on the front porch of the residence when officers in the back yard observed Jefferson leave the residence through a side door and attempt to flee. Jefferson was arrested in the back yard without further incident.Further investigation revealed Smith had knowledge that Jefferson had been staying at his residence for the last several days. Jefferson and Smith were arrested and taken to the Gibson County Jail where they are currently being held on bond.Arrested and Charges:Cory L. Jefferson, 23, 722 East Broadway, Princeton, IN1.Escape – Violation of Home DetentionJared Smith, 26, 112 North 9th Street, Princeton, IN1.Assisting a Criminal, Class A MisdemeanorMEDIA NOTE:Picture 1 is JeffersonPicture 2 is SmithArresting Officers: Trooper Ross Rafferty and Trooper Taylor Fox, Indiana State PoliceAssisting Agencies: Gibson County Sheriff’s Department and Princeton Police-30-RINGLERegister with to receive news releases and other information from the Indiana State PoliceAll criminal defendants are to be presumed innocent until, and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.For full details, view this message on the web. FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img read more

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