POLICE DEPARTMENT FINISHED WEEKEND WITH THREE ARRESTS

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Martinsville, Ind. – The City of Martinsville Police Department ended this last weekend with three drug-related arrests. In three separate incidents, Martinsville police officers arrested two males and one female over the weekend for possession of methamphetamine, adding to the list of drug-related arrests the department has made over the last 3.5 years. The arrests were a result of great work …

POLICE CHIEF ADVISES COMMUNITY ON SAFE WINTER PRACTICE

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Martinsville, Ind. – Martinsville Police Chief Matt Long is advising the community on how to prevent a recurring incident the department sees every winter. With temperatures beginning to drop, Police Chief Long suggests residents lock their cars in the mornings when they warm them up. He said many will leave their car running and run into the store or back …

POLICE CONFIRMS BODIES FOUND FROM APPARENT MURDER/SUICIDE

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Martinsville, Ind. – Martinsville Police have confirmed that two bodies found inside a home on New Year’s Day are from an apparent murder/suicide. Police believe that Laura Crowley (59) was shot and killed by her live-in boyfriend, Danny Kilgore, Jr. (59) before Kilgore turned the gun on himself. The bodies were discovered by Crowley’s adult son, who contacted authorities. Several …

POLICE DEPARTMENT ACCEPTING CLOTHE-A-CHILD DONATIONS

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Martinsville, Ind. – The Martinsville Police Department is finishing up its annual Clothe-A-Child next week. The 2018 Clothe-A-Child – a program that provides the opportunity for police officers in the community to team up with children to shop together – will wrap up on Thanksgiving this year. Children are chosen by the Metropolitan School District of Martinsville and will get …

MARTINSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT TO HOST HAUNTED HAVEN

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Martinsville, Ind. – The Martinsville Police Department will host its Haunted Haven event this year. A night to walk through a haunted house at the police department, Haunted Haven is set to start at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, October 26th. The one-night even is free, and in the case of bad weather, will move to Halloween night. Haunted Haven was …

Golf Cart Ordinance

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AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 78 OF THE MARTINSVILLE CITY CODE ADDING ARTICLE VI AND AUTHORIZING THE USE OF GOLF CARTS AND RECREATIONAL OFF ROAD VEHICLES ON THE STREETS AND ALLEYS OF THE CITY OF MARTINSVILLE, INDIANA UNDER SPECIFIED CONDITIONS   WHEREAS, pursuant to provisions of IC 9-21-1-3(a)(14), the City of Martinsville, with respect to private roads and highways under the …

Fifteen-year-old missing; police asking for public’s help

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Martinsville, Ind. – Police are asking for the public’s help in locating 15-year-old Jocelyn Lauck who has been missing for nearly 72 hours. Lauck is 5’4” and weighs 120 pounds. She has blue eyes, blonde hair and was last seen around 10:30 p.m. Monday night. According to Detective Jerry Bertelsen, Lauck is a suspected runaway. “At this time, we do not …

Police, community members to honor former patrolman Sonny Miller December 13

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  Public invited to ceremony marking five-year anniversary Martinsville, Ind. – Recognizing the significant impact former Patrolman Sonny Miller had on the police force and the Martinsville community, Police Chief Matt Long, Mayor Shannon Kohl and police officers invite residents to a dedication ceremony honoring Miller on Wednesday, December 13 at 6:30 p.m. outside the front of City Hall. According to …

Police Officers Hosting Free Haunted Haven October 27 And 31

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Martinsville police officers invite trick-or- treaters of all ages to their free Haunted Haven on Friday, October 27 and Tuesday, October 31 from 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. in the old fire bay at City Hall, 59 South Jefferson Street. According to Community Resource Officer Dawn Hoffman who is spearheading the event, Haunted Haven will be very spooky, complete with kid-friendly …