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Warrant arrest made during traffic stop

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

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Timothy Harry Tryon
TERRE HAUTE -- A traffic stop for speeding leads the to arrest of a Brazil man on outstanding drug warrants.

Shortly before 10 a.m., Wednesday, Indiana State Police Senior Trooper Jason Schoffstall with assistance from Trooper Mike Finney stopped Timothy Harry Tryon, 62, Brazil, for speeding along United States 40 near Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute.

Traveling westbound, Tryon's silver, 2004 Chevrolet truck was clocked at 59 mph in a 45 mph zone.

During a routine computer check the officers discovered that Tryon was wanted in Clay County for outstanding drug warrants on two counts of class A dealing in schedule II controlled substance (Methamphetamine) and one count of class D maintaining a common nuisance.

Placed into custody and transported to the Clay County Justice Center with a preliminary bond set at $50,000 with no 10 percent allowed, jail officials confirmed he is awaiting arraignment per the court schedule.


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Before you blab your mouth I hope you have all your ducks in a row Clay County because I guarntee you there's NOOOOOOOOOOOOOO way you have the right Tim Tryon!!!!

-- Posted by ape1 on Wed, Oct 29, 2008, at 8:29 PM

hum. lets see here if you have someone on A felony's you'd think the police would go to their house to get them, since they have been a resident for a very long time. No, he is not a drug dealer, he has worked hard his entire life Legally to get what he has. He is the most friendliest guy ever and would help anyone out. Also,l he is one of the few residents in Clay County who actually have a full set of teeth. The only drugs this man does are all presubscribed to him. I just hope that when the truth comes out they put his picture on the front page and tell clay county that your finest politics don't know what they are talking about. This man has lots of health problems and recently lost a son, and for you who will make your silly comments, don't be upset when your tax dollars are paying this man off. There's a whole lot going on in this town because of election time but I know this man he is very honest and works very hard when he can there's no way for one minute has he ever been involved with meth. I've cleaned his house many times and I know there is nothing there.

-- Posted by ape1 on Wed, Oct 29, 2008, at 11:07 PM

Not all drug dealers blab about their habbits to non-users duh!

-- Posted by ibclean76@yahoo.com on Thu, Oct 30, 2008, at 7:14 AM

Not the right Tim Tryon? How many does Clay County have? Another fine looking Clay County specimen.

-- Posted by I. M. Lee Thall, Esq. on Thu, Oct 30, 2008, at 7:45 AM

Good job ISP ~ great arrest ~ let's get all the drug dealers off the streets ~ and, I agree, how many Tim Tryons could we possibly have in Clay County ~ not a real common name in our community!

-- Posted by karebabe on Thu, Oct 30, 2008, at 7:59 AM

dont tell the police how to do thier Job as when you need them you expect tax dollars to help you

-- Posted by charcar on Thu, Oct 30, 2008, at 10:46 AM

I have known Tim Tryon for 56 years and personally know this is NOT the Tim Tryon who was a dealer. Tim Tryon exact same name, age 40, known and convicted dealer, who happens to be this Tim Tryon's SON and who died in August of this year after he was picked up by Clay County for speeding and distribution but did not live long enough to be tried for the offense????

Same charges as his father, odd coincidence of incorrect allegations and charges. The correct Tim Tryon they are seeking now resides in a Crematory Urn.

THIS TIM TRYON is 62, retired ,disabled, legally blind, a cardiac cripple,requires prescription to even stay alive.

I despise dealers, manufacturers as much as the next person. IF any such meth was located at Tim's house it would have been found in the bedroom his son occupied and it's presence unbeknownst to Tim.

All of ya'll that have in haste, made assumptions and passed judgement do not know this TIM TRYON.

GLENNIA ROBERTS

-- Posted by glennia on Thu, Oct 30, 2008, at 12:23 PM

Umm, I have a couple of questions? And a thought!

Glennia posted "THIS TIM TRYON is 62, retired, disabled, legally blind, a cardiac cripple, requires prescription to even stay alive."

1. If Tryon's all these things, why was he driving (apparently recklessly if he's legally blind and driving 14 MPH over the speed limit) a truck?

2. The dead son's name is Timothy M. Tryon (40), wouldn't officers do a search of the Timothy H. Tryon (62)? That would show up different don't you think?

And BTW, this man was arrested on two counts of class A dealing and one class D felony charges. According to this paper, if you search the name, the son was wanted on two class B dealing and one class D felony nuisance charge.

And, according to Glennia again, the son lived with the father. Hate to inform people of this, but if you are living or with someone who is doing criminal activity, and you do nothing to stop it, you can be charged right along with the guilty person! A friend of mine, who was slightly more than just intoxicated, was a passenger in a traffic stop where officers located a large amount of pot under the seat of the car. She had nothing to do with the pot, just getting a ride home. They both got arrested for the same charges, including the pot. Thank God the driver was honest in court and the drug charges were dropped, but what if they hadn't been?

I don't like to pass judgment on anyone, but there are some fishy things going on here

Maybe the family and friends of this man need to take a second look at their lives before ranting. We don't always know everything we need to about the people in our lives.

-- Posted by Cy on Thu, Oct 30, 2008, at 1:34 PM

Thanks for the clarification Cy ~ I wondered about hime driving legally blind, too, how exactly does that work? And, why did he think that he should be speeding ~ seems to me he put himself in this mess ~

-- Posted by karebabe on Fri, Oct 31, 2008, at 7:42 AM

Quoting BigPappy (from another article):

'If it looks like a duck and walks like a duck......it's a duck!' Looks like Clay County has another duck in the Justice Center ~

Ape1 ~ when you go to the polls on Tues ~ if you do ~ you might find it interesting that our Judges, Prosecutor & Sheriff are not on the ballot ~ this arrest was not due to the election ~ it's due to the stupidity of Tryon ~ if he wasn't speeding ISP wouldn't have stopped him & obviously as Cy commented there is a difference in names as well as a difference in charges ~ if Tryon is so innocent as you state he should be easily cleared ~ & I like the way you're so quick to insinuate a lawsuit ~ just because you cleaned his house doesn't mean he's squeaky clean!

-- Posted by karebabe on Fri, Oct 31, 2008, at 7:54 AM

I am known for being forthright and have never been accused of "raving". Is this an Indiana term for simply stating my personal opinion and what I know to be true, if what I say doesn't agree with your opinion then I am "raving"???

I will clarify two of my comments for Cye and Karebabe. Tim is legally blind in one eye and is allowed to drive under restrictions. I do not live in a glass house as others seem to and have no knowledge as to why he was driving over the limit.

Secondly, his son would stay at Tim's on random occasions, not a permanent situation. Tim would not have known what his son kept in the room when he stayed there or might have left there.

You are correct in stating innocent people can be held accountable for the illegal actions of others. When all of the facts on this case are known Tim will be vindicated.

-- Posted by glennia on Fri, Oct 31, 2008, at 9:38 AM

Correction "ranting" not "raving"

-- Posted by glennia on Fri, Oct 31, 2008, at 9:44 AM

you all should be ashamed of yourselves!! you cast judgement on someone and only know one side of the story. I too, have know Tim for many years. Is he a drug dealer? That is not for you or I to decide. That is for the court of law. There were 2 Tim Tryon's living in Brazil as many may know. It is very easy to confuse criminal records with those of someone else, based on a name. I am in a profession that has to deal with background checks and I have personally seen it. Tim has a skin condition that was caused by the factory where he worked. Another stone cast at someone in hast. You people should really get a life. Good luck Tim!!

Jeromy White

-- Posted by knight55 on Fri, Oct 31, 2008, at 3:41 PM

I can't believe how many hideous looking people Brazil has....is it the meth, inbreeding, bad water? Jeez.

-- Posted by softcloth on Fri, Oct 31, 2008, at 5:54 PM

Glennia,

Please don't think Im demeaning you, but I thought this might help.

Raving means to party. Its a 1980s term.

Ranting is a word in the dictionary. Its not a term used just in Indiana.

It usually means someone gives a verbal or written monologue that often lacks proven claims in defense of something or someone after a perceived attack by someone else.

The point is in this circumstance is this: No one, not you, especially me because I don't know this family, or anyone else leaving messages on here REALLY knows who this man or his son is or what they are capable of doing.

I'm not sure where this is written, but it is absolutely true:

Take one look at the world in which we live, and it is evident that evil exists in every man's soul. ... No one must take it for granted that mankind is totally free of the terror neighbor can inflict upon neighbor.

If you are a friend, remain one, but keep your eyes open ever vigilant for the truth.

-- Posted by Cy on Fri, Oct 31, 2008, at 7:14 PM

"I can't believe how many hideous looking people Brazil has....is it the meth, inbreeding, bad water? Jeez.

-- Posted by softcloth on Fri, Oct 31, 2008, at 5:54 PM"

You've noticed that also? Maybe it's all of the above.

-- Posted by I. M. Lee Thall, Esq. on Fri, Oct 31, 2008, at 7:53 PM

-- Posted by Icareaboutbrazil on Mon, Nov 3, 2008, at 8:42 AM

To ICare About Brazil and softcloth:

If you are commenting on how people in Brazil look,have you looked at your own images?? I am familiar with how you both look (and myself as well) and ya'll should not be entering any beauty contests any time soon!!! I agree not just Brazil but all over Indiana has some of the most "hideous" looking residents, don't know but suspect main reason would be drug related. Indiana has a record high of morbidly obese people, or people who look like they escaped Bedino's Funeral Home and don't appear to have but 4 teeth in their mouths from Meth use, have the worst hygeine I have ever seen anywhere.

Tim's arrest photo shows a man who has suffered extensive skin and lung damage from a chemical exposure while working at his job of

30 plus years, gainfully employed please note, not one of Brazil's welfare recipients. His hair looks a mess but as fate would have it he was on his way to the barber shop that day. His eyes look clouded because he has cataracts and limited vision not drug related. He keeps a beard to help cover the extensive skin damage to his face.

Unlike the majority of Brazil citizens he has a full set of his own teeth. Each time I travel to Brazil all I can think of is "where do these people find mates"???

Tim's appearance has absolutely nothing to do with his false arrest which will soon be a known fact.

-- Posted by glennia on Mon, Nov 3, 2008, at 9:52 AM

I don't know this guy or anything about him, but I know, despite different middle names and ages, that people with the same first and last name do get mixed up in legal documents. I know a man who has had to fight many negative items on his credit report due to his father's debts being placed on his son's report -- different middle name, different age, different social security number, and all.

Unbelievable as it may seem, I'm sure this is possible.

-- Posted by bsmom on Tue, Nov 4, 2008, at 5:40 AM

I think we can add "lack of cooth" to the list of character defects Brazilians/Brazilbillies (whatever they call us) show in print these days.

Who cares what someone looks like? For crying out loud .. might not be someone you'd be interested in, but must you publicly degrade another human being for their looks? Sounds like a personal insecurity issue to me.

(shakes head in shame at the lot of you)

-- Posted by Emmes on Thu, Nov 6, 2008, at 12:50 PM

I know it's late, but while at the court house last week I took ape1's suggestion to heart.

(I see the comment is missing now, but they said to go look at how the police wrongfully charged the dad with the son's charges if I wanted to know the truth. What can I say, I'm a nosey housewife that loves a good mystery!)

Because I had to wait to pay taxes, I went upstairs and looked through the public computer for the records.

I admit it is weird to learn that the son was initially charged and then the father was charged later after his death.

There is a reason why in the two cases.

From what documents I could figure out how to get to (I'm not really computer literate) seems the son was paying his debt to society at the time of the incident that caused the charges to be filed.

My question is this: How can one person be in two places at the same time?

Seems the son was charged incorrectly for someone else's actions and guess what, legal authorities corrected the mistake!

I don't know who did what or who is guilty, and to be honest I don't care as long as the guilty party is found.

But if the son is in jail at the time of the DEALING, someone else identified as Timothy Tryon was involved.

Unless there is a another person by that name, it seems to me there are some facts in this case that a lot of people don't know about!

BTW...that computer is a very interesting piece of knowledge.

I found speeding tickets for my lead foot sister she never told mom or dad about ... lol.

-- Posted by Cy on Fri, Nov 14, 2008, at 11:27 AM


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