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Officials conduct manhunt

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Officials believe Edward Doran may have altered his appearance since this photograph was taken in August 2009.
An Illinois man wanted on an active felony arrest warrant and suspected of allegedly holding a former girlfriend against her will with a handgun during a domestic dispute Thursday morning is the focus of a manhunt by law enforcement.

According to information provided by the Clay County Sheriff's Department, Clay County 911 dispatchers received a report that Edward Lee Doran, 40, entered a rural Cory residence and held a woman and her two children against their will while in possession of a handgun.

According to officials, the woman and two children, one of which is allegedly related to Doran, ultimately escaped and hid in a nearby cornfield until law enforcement arrived.

It was initially reported the suspect fled the scene on foot. Members of the CCSD and Indiana State Police along with various other departments participated in an extensive search for the suspect.

However, upon further investigation, officials believe Doran, formerly from Vermillion, Ill., left the scene in a white Chevy Trail Blazer with Illinois license plate number LEASH2.

Officials believe Doran, who has a lengthy history of criminal allegations and charges, is considered to be armed and dangerous.

On or about May 29, Doran failed to return while serving a sentence at Vigo County Work Release. He is also a suspect in an alleged rape that occurred in Clay County on May 28.

Doran is also facing an active felony arrest warrant issued out of Clay County for petition to revoke probation on a previous charge of strangulation on Aug. 16, 2009.

Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton said if people see the suspect or the suspect's vehicle do not approach him or attempt to make contact. Instead, notify the Clay County Sheriff's Department or call 911 with the location of the suspect and follow dispatcher's instructions.

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not only do we have Brazilbillys but we are attracting more....

-- Posted by jddriver4960 on Thu, Jun 10, 2010, at 9:14 PM

This is my uncle an I'm sad to see he's gotten himself in this position.

-- Posted by ontheoutside7807 on Thu, Jun 10, 2010, at 10:04 PM

He got himself in this position because this is what can happen when you have someone you love so much and so uncondionally, can munipulate you and destroy your life, because she not getting her way in whatever that is, so she cries wolf AGAIN, but this time uses thier son to achieeve such evil acts to force my brother who is already severely, and deeply depressed over the first incident she pulled, with her admiting she lied, he was able to pull out of it with what he got rather he was looking at 25yrs in prison all because this young lady lies, and cries wolf when she dont get her way. But, did they charge her for false accation on a police report. HELL NO!! That would make them look bad of course. Now where at a second round, of this womans actions and controlling my BROTHER! He is very ill, this is not our brother, he is not sane, he needs help, we only pray and hope the judical system will see this rather locking him up like he's some harden criminal, or an animal. GOD BLESS YOU EDWARD AND PROTECT YOU!!!!

-- Posted by nvcowgirlup on Sat, Jun 12, 2010, at 12:38 PM

No he is not an animal, he just bragged at work about abusing them, running over cats with a mower, thrrowing them into a pond until they couldnt swim any longer....what a guy he will get all the attention he deserves know.

-- Posted by Hols on Wed, Jun 16, 2010, at 4:23 PM

He is not some sicko or wierdo. Ya he hated cats so much that's why he had 2 for a long time huh you idiot. Love you uncle edward, I will pray for you!!!!!!!!

-- Posted by nv89815 on Thu, Jun 17, 2010, at 7:04 PM

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