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Feb 23 Update Delphi Homicides: Reward Up to $50,000

Thursday, February 23, 2017, 3:52 PM

Delphi – Phone calls to the Delphi Murder Tip Line will now be answered at the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Major Case Contact Center, in Washington D.C. The tip line number has not changed. It is still toll free at 1-844-459-5786. Information can also be reported by calling 1-800-225-5324 (800-Call FBI). Callers will have to follow a few prompts to report their information.

Information is still be accepted through email at Abbyandlibbytip@cacoshrf.com.

There is a $50,000 reward being offered for information leading to the arrest of a suspect or suspects in the murders of Liberty German and Abigail Williams.

Information can be reported anonymously.

Thursday, February 23, 2017, 12:47 PM

At approximately 12:15 p.m. on February 14, 2017, the bodies of Abigail J. Williams, 13, and Liberty Rose Lynn German, 14, both from Delphi, IN, were found in a wooded area near the Delphi Historic Trail, east of Delphi, IN, in Carroll County. The teens had been reported missing the previous day by family members. Their bodies were discovered by volunteers who were helping in an organized search for the girls. Law enforcement is investigating the case as a double homicide.

Today, the reward for information leading to the arrest of a suspect or suspects in the murders of Liberty German and Abigail Williams has increased to $50,000. The increase is because of a $9,000 dollar donation by the office of United States Representative Todd Rokita.

There have been approximately 3,900 tips received via phone and email. Approximately 1,900 of the tips were received after the release of a voice recovered from Liberty German’s cell phone.

The FBI is utilizing approximately 6,000 electronic bill boards, in 46 states, requesting information about this case.

The link of the audio of a suspect’s voice saying “down the hill” is available for download at www.in.gov/isp/delphi.htm.  The audio, and a previously released photo of a suspect, were obtained from the cell phone of Liberty German.

The Indiana State Police, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Carroll County Sheriff’s Department announced a monetary reward for information leading to the arrest of a suspect or suspects in this case. The reward fund is currently at $50,000. The FBI has contributed $25.000, Indiana Packers Corporation has donated $10,000, the office of U.S. Representative Todd Rokita donated $9.000, and Lafayette Bank and Trust has donated $1,000.

The Indiana State Police Alliance (ISPA) has established an account for individuals or businesses wishing to donate to the Delphi Reward Fund. Checks should be made payable to the Indiana State Police Alliance Foundation. “Delphi Reward” should be entered on the memo line. Donations can be mailed to 1415 Shelby Street, Indianapolis, IN, 46203.

Citizens can provide information about this case by calling the Delphi Murder Tip Line at 1-844-459-5786.  Tips can also be reported by emailing Abbyandlibbytip@cacoshrf.com. Information can be reported anonymously.

SOURCE: Indiana State Police

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Feb 23 Update Delphi Homicides: Reward Up to $50,000

Thursday, February 23, 2017, 3:52 PM

Delphi – Phone calls to the Delphi Murder Tip Line will now be answered at the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Major Case Contact Center, in Washington D.C. The tip line number has not changed. It is still toll free at 1-844-459-5786. Information can also be reported by calling 1-800-225-5324 (800-Call FBI). Callers will have to follow a few prompts to report their information.

Information is still be accepted through email at Abbyandlibbytip@cacoshrf.com.

There is a $50,000 reward being offered for information leading to the arrest of a suspect or suspects in the murders of Liberty German and Abigail Williams.

Information can be reported anonymously.

Thursday, February 23, 2017, 12:47 PM

At approximately 12:15 p.m. on February 14, 2017, the bodies of Abigail J. Williams, 13, and Liberty Rose Lynn German, 14, both from Delphi, IN, were found in a wooded area near the Delphi Historic Trail, east of Delphi, IN, in Carroll County. The teens had been reported missing the previous day by family members. Their bodies were discovered by volunteers who were helping in an organized search for the girls. Law enforcement is investigating the case as a double homicide.

Today, the reward for information leading to the arrest of a suspect or suspects in the murders of Liberty German and Abigail Williams has increased to $50,000. The increase is because of a $9,000 dollar donation by the office of United States Representative Todd Rokita.

There have been approximately 3,900 tips received via phone and email. Approximately 1,900 of the tips were received after the release of a voice recovered from Liberty German’s cell phone.

The FBI is utilizing approximately 6,000 electronic bill boards, in 46 states, requesting information about this case.

The link of the audio of a suspect’s voice saying “down the hill” is available for download at www.in.gov/isp/delphi.htm.  The audio, and a previously released photo of a suspect, were obtained from the cell phone of Liberty German.

The Indiana State Police, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Carroll County Sheriff’s Department announced a monetary reward for information leading to the arrest of a suspect or suspects in this case. The reward fund is currently at $50,000. The FBI has contributed $25.000, Indiana Packers Corporation has donated $10,000, the office of U.S. Representative Todd Rokita donated $9.000, and Lafayette Bank and Trust has donated $1,000.

The Indiana State Police Alliance (ISPA) has established an account for individuals or businesses wishing to donate to the Delphi Reward Fund. Checks should be made payable to the Indiana State Police Alliance Foundation. “Delphi Reward” should be entered on the memo line. Donations can be mailed to 1415 Shelby Street, Indianapolis, IN, 46203.

Citizens can provide information about this case by calling the Delphi Murder Tip Line at 1-844-459-5786.  Tips can also be reported by emailing Abbyandlibbytip@cacoshrf.com. Information can be reported anonymously.

SOURCE: Indiana State Police

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Arrest Warrant Leads Police To Drugs in a Residence

Wednesday, February 8, 2017, 3:25 PM

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017 Troopers from the Indiana State Police assisted the U.S. Marshals Service with the execution of an arrest warrant at 1817 Ashbury Street in Indianapolis. The target of the warrant, 34-year-old Cory Critchfield of Indianapolis, was located at the residence and arrested for violation of probation. During the course of the warrant service, a large amount of drugs and drug paraphernalia was located in plain view inside the residence. Investigators believe the drugs and paraphernalia belonged to 19-year-old Jacob Skaggs of Indianapolis. Police found nearly 130 grams of marijuana, 195 Xanax pills and a substantial amount of drug paraphernalia used to introduce narcotics into the body.

Critchfield and Skaggs were arrested and transported to the Marion County Adult Processing Center. The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office will review the case and determine actual charges. All suspects are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in court.

Illegal drug activity can be reported to the Indiana State Police by calling 1-800-453-4756, callers can remain anonyms.

  • Investigating Officer: Trooper Taylor Mccluskey & Master Trooper Shana Kennedy
  • Assisting Agency: United States Marshals Service

SOURCE: Indiana State Police-Indianapolis District 52

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Arrest Warrant Leads Police To Drugs in a Residence

Wednesday, February 8, 2017, 3:25 PM

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017 Troopers from the Indiana State Police assisted the U.S. Marshals Service with the execution of an arrest warrant at 1817 Ashbury Street in Indianapolis. The target of the warrant, 34-year-old Cory Critchfield of Indianapolis, was located at the residence and arrested for violation of probation. During the course of the warrant service, a large amount of drugs and drug paraphernalia was located in plain view inside the residence. Investigators believe the drugs and paraphernalia belonged to 19-year-old Jacob Skaggs of Indianapolis. Police found nearly 130 grams of marijuana, 195 Xanax pills and a substantial amount of drug paraphernalia used to introduce narcotics into the body.

Critchfield and Skaggs were arrested and transported to the Marion County Adult Processing Center. The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office will review the case and determine actual charges. All suspects are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in court.

Illegal drug activity can be reported to the Indiana State Police by calling 1-800-453-4756, callers can remain anonyms.

  • Investigating Officer: Trooper Taylor Mccluskey & Master Trooper Shana Kennedy
  • Assisting Agency: United States Marshals Service

SOURCE: Indiana State Police-Indianapolis District 52

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Indiana State Police Car Struck on I-65

Sunday February 5, 2017, 10:29 AM

Sunday, at approximately 3:50a.m. Trooper Cameron Bottema was investigating a crash with injuries on I-65 northbound near the 115 mile marker. While tending to the injured victim of the crash, Bottema’s patrol car was struck from behind by a red 2006 Infiniti. Fortunately Bottema was not in or near his car when it was struck. The driver of the infiniti, 36 year old Babar Ghori of Indianapolis, was not injured. Preliminary sobriety tests led troopers to believe Ghori was intoxicated, he was arrested and transported to the Marion County Adult Processing Center.

The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office will reveiw the case and determine any formal charges. All suspects are innocent until and unless proven guilty in court. A blood draw to test for blood alcohol content was administered, those results are pending.

The Indiana State Police would like to encourage motorists to report suspected drunk drivers to police.

The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department assisted us with this investigation and helped with traffic direction.

SOURCE: Indiana State Police-Indianapolis District 52

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Two Arrested in Hendricks County for Possession Drugs

Thursday February 2, 2017, 1:23 PM

Two people were arrested early this morning after troopers found several types of drugs in their vehicle. The invesgtiation began at approximately 5:00 a.m. when Trooper Casey Witzigreuter  saw a suspicious vehicle parked in rurual Hendricks County near the intersection of CR 600 South and Bountiful Place. The vehicle was parked with the ligths off near the base of a cell phone tower. In this area, CR 600 South is a dead end road that runs along the south side of I-70, Bountiful Place is also a dead end road. While speaking with the occupants of the vehicle, Trooper Witzigreuter could clearly see what he believed to be marijuana sitting in the back seat of the car.

Upon further investigation, 44 year old Jeremy Grimes of Indianapolis, and the passenger, 31 year old Nicole Asher of Indianapolis, were allegedly found to be in posession of several types of drugs. Inside the vehicle troopers found over 8 grams of Cocaine, more than 100 grams of marijuana, several bottles of schedule II prescription pills and one bottle of schedule IV prescription pills. Neither occupant of the vehicle had a prescription for the pills. Asher was also found to have an active arrest warrant through Marion County for driving while suspended.




Both suspects were arrested and taken to the Hendricks County Jail. The Hendricks County Prosecutor will review the case and determine any formal criminal charges. All suspects are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in court. Since an arrest has been made, any further inquiries into this investigation should be made to the Hendricks County Prosecutor’s Office.

*Attached Photos:
1- Evidence Collected
2- Jeremy Grimes
3- Nicole Asher

SOURCE: Indiana State Police-Indianapolis

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