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CCSD arrests two for theft

Monday, October 13, 2008

It couldn't have worked better for Clay County Sheriff's Dept. Dep. Brad Hardey Sunday.

While on call for a stolen ATV, Hardey said he received a call from dispatch regarding two stolen dirt bikes.

As it turned out, the dirt bikes were at the same property.

"It just worked out perfect," Hardey told The Brazil Times.

"It was a done deal. I was like, this is not happening."

Hardey managed to arrest two suspects while also detaining a male juvenile for the theft of a 2003 Honda 400 EX and the two dirt bikes.

During the early morning hours of Sunday, he responded to a call of the stolen ATV.

During his investigation, Hardey discovered the two dirt bikes as well.

"I saw three individuals," Hardey said. "They had the look of surprise in the eyes."

Hardey arrested Bryan T. Kennedy, 18, Staunton, who was arrested on three counts of theft, resisting law enforcement, trespassing and criminal mischief.

The other suspect was Greg A. Milner, 18, Terre Haute, who was arrested on two counts of theft, trespass and criminal mischief.

Both were detained at the Clay County Justice Center.

The juvenile was taken to the Muncie Juvenile Detention Center.

Hardey said the vehicles were stolen between midnight Saturday and the early morning hours Sunday.

He added the dirt bikes were released to the owners at the scene Sunday and the ATV would be recovered by its owner Tuesday. The owner was not able to retrieve the property Monday.\

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Way to go Hardey!

-- Posted by MensRea2008 on Mon, Oct 13, 2008, at 8:34 PM

Good job, keep up the good work.

-- Posted by ADJ on Tue, Oct 14, 2008, at 5:21 AM

Great job (again) by CCSD ~ Deputy Hardey always does a fine job ~ Thanks!!

-- Posted by karebabe on Tue, Oct 14, 2008, at 7:52 AM

Good jon Brad!

-- Posted by Pro Se on Tue, Oct 14, 2008, at 10:01 AM

Jon???? What in the world?

-- Posted by sassypants on Tue, Oct 14, 2008, at 12:16 PM

Sassy ~

Maybe there's something we don't know about ~ jon?

Cute ~

-- Posted by karebabe on Tue, Oct 14, 2008, at 2:31 PM

good one unoit ~

-- Posted by karebabe on Wed, Oct 15, 2008, at 1:58 PM

This article is a joke. It makes it look as if the Clay police had some big part in the arrest of the guys.

HERE IS THE TRUTH: The only part the Clay police had in this was arresting them and driving them to jail. There was no "detective" work whatsoever. When they brought the bikes out of the shed, Kennedy's dad called the cops on them to teach them a lesson. If it wasn't for that call, the bikes would all still be gone (Fact).

The Clay police should be ashamed of themselves for trying to use this as some type of reputation boost. They are and always will be second rate.

-- Posted by Jeff88 on Wed, Oct 15, 2008, at 7:43 PM


CCSD (Clay Police as you call them) don't have any reason to have to "reputation boost" ~ their record easily stands alone ~ Outstanding ~ & what difference does it make how these kids were caught ~ theft is still theft ~ no matter how the person is caught ~ where does it state in this article any mention of "detective" work performed? It clearly states that Deputy Hardey responded to a call & retrieved the stolen dirt bikes as well ~ he (or anyone else) didn't claim to perform any detective work ~ get it straight & stop complaining ~

-- Posted by karebabe on Thu, Oct 16, 2008, at 12:22 PM

I just wish somepeople get all the facts straight before they post things

-- Posted by newtimes on Thu, Oct 16, 2008, at 7:08 PM

The article makes it look like they did a great job of catching these guys, regardless if it mentions literally any actual detective work. Just take a look at the comments.

"Way to go Hardey!"

Great job (again) by CCSD ~ Deputy Hardey always does a fine job"


I guess I should have went over my wording with a fine toothed comb before letting it loose to you idiots.

-- Posted by Jeff88 on Fri, Oct 17, 2008, at 4:10 PM


We aren't the idiots ~ theft is still theft ~ your comments insinuated that if no detective work was performed than CCSD shouldn't be credited with the arrests ~ & your comments about CCSD being second rate ~ you're the idiot ~ the rest of us positively support an outstanding Sheriff's Dept ~ are you brain dead ~ haven't you noticed all the drug busts lately? Sounds to me like you are a wanna be deputy or better yet detective ~ did CCSD reject you??

-- Posted by karebabe on Fri, Oct 17, 2008, at 6:32 PM

Jeff88 you're right, CCSD should just be so ashamed of themselves. Shame on our police for arresting suspects, so much shame. (Rolls eyes)

You're probably saying all of this from the warm cozy office you work in, doing nothing to help society; wishing you have a worthfull job such that of a police officer. ;)

-- Posted by Pro Se on Sat, Oct 18, 2008, at 8:42 AM

If you only knew how easy it is to get away with whatever in clay county.

-- Posted by lilmomma on Sun, Oct 19, 2008, at 1:45 AM

lilmomma ~

If you know so much about what happens in Clay County why don't you act as a good citizen & report the incidents to CCSD ~ or would they be able to arrest you as well??? Your comments insinuate that you are obviously quite knowledgeable about criminal activity ~ maybe we'll see your photo next on the front page of the Times ~

-- Posted by karebabe on Mon, Oct 20, 2008, at 5:09 PM

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