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Two more area fugitives captured

Thursday, September 4, 2008

Within the past two days, more suspects from the Aug. 5 drug sweep have been arrested.

Officials confirmed Thursday that Jonah Childress and Kimberly Schurick are in custody at the Clay County Justice Center.

Childress, 27, who was staying at an undisclosed Terre Haute residence, turned himself in to Clay County Sheriff's Department Chief Deputy Rob Gambill around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday.

"Members of the United States Marshals Office Fugitive Task Force were closing in on him," Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton told The Brazil Times Thursday. "That's why Childress turned himself in."

In custody on a $25,000 cash bond, Childress is awaiting formal arraignment per the court calendar on one class B felony charge of dealing methamphetamine.

Shortly after noon Thursday, Indiana State Police Trooper Chris Heffner brought Schurick into the CCJC after members of the fugitive task force arrested her at an undisclosed location in West Terre Haute.

In custody on a $50,000 cash bond, Schurick, 27, is awaiting formal arraignment per court calendar on one class B felony charge of dealing in methamphetamine and one class D felony charge of maintaining a common nuisance.

Recently Clay County Prosecutor Lee Reberger told The Brazil Times that task force officials were closing in on two unidentified suspects in other states, one of which was possibly incarcerated.

Three outstanding arrest warrants from the drug sweep have yet to be served on suspects Keith E. Fields, Nicole J. Bond-Lange and Dusty Rhodes.

Reberger said the warrants would stay in effect until they are caught, turn themselves into authorities or the prosecutor's office withdraws the warrants, which doesn't seem likely.

"These warrants will not go away," Reberger said. "We will not stop looking for them."

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Keep those arrests coming ~ CCSD, ISP & Prosecutor ~ your departments are awesome !!

-- Posted by karebabe on Fri, Sep 5, 2008, at 1:32 PM

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