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Woman arrested on three charges

Friday, January 21, 2011

A Brazil woman faces felony allegations of residential entry, battery and harassment stemming from an incident in early January.

According to case documents on file at the Clay County Courthouse, an arrest warrant was issued in Clay Circuit Court for Lori E. Caruso, 44, following an investigation by the Brazil City Police Department.

On Jan. 5, investigators allege Caruso intentionally broke into an undisclosed residence to shove/push an unidentified female victim in a rude, insolent or angry manner. There are also allegations that Caruso (in violation of Indiana Code 35-43-2-3(a)) used a cell phone to "harass, annoy or alarm" the female victim by sending text messages sometime during Jan. 5-7.

On Jan. 13, Caruso appeared in court for formal arraignment. She was formally charged with a class D felony residential entry, and two class B misdemeanor charges, including one for battery and another for harassment.

If convicted of the class D felony, the highest charge filed against Caruso at this time, it is punishable with up to six months-3 years in prison and potential fines up to $10,000.

A no contact order was issued in the matter on behalf of the victim(s) and a cash bond was set at $7,000 (with 10 percent allowed).

Caruso later bonded out to await further court proceedings in the matter.

Further information was unavailable as of press time.

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We can also say ... would you PLEASE grow up !!

-- Posted by Lacey62 on Sat, Jan 22, 2011, at 8:30 AM

We could also say, PLEASE grow up !

-- Posted by Lacey62 on Sat, Jan 22, 2011, at 8:31 AM

What happened here ! Lori went to catholic school and worked at NASA this is what I would say was out of character, or a BIG change has taken place.

-- Posted by Edward Kane on Sat, Jan 22, 2011, at 3:02 PM

Didn't another employee from NASA drive non-stop from Texas to Florida in a pair of Space Diapers to confront her lover's other lover a year or so ago?

-- Posted by Claycountian on Sat, Jan 22, 2011, at 9:42 PM

Boy I bet your mom, dad and Father Spicuzza are real proud of you!

-- Posted by bandmom_63 on Mon, Jan 24, 2011, at 2:15 PM

They are all deceased, maybe thats part of the problem.

-- Posted by Edward Kane on Tue, Jan 25, 2011, at 10:39 AM

Or maybe she makes her own decisions now that she's 44 years old. She's not a child her parents (God rest 'em) or Father Spicuzza could influence at this age.

Typically, a "big change" has taken place, EDWARD .. you're right.

-- Posted by Emmes on Tue, Jan 25, 2011, at 10:44 AM

Not judgeing just making a statement. I agree Emmes she is an adult and makes her own decisions.

-- Posted by bandmom_63 on Tue, Jan 25, 2011, at 1:12 PM

I hope she wasn't driving when she was texting! STUPID!!!

-- Posted by Proud of My Country on Tue, Jan 25, 2011, at 4:21 PM

From what I know of this lady, she is a good person. Yes, there has clearly been a change, probably a substance. But that doesn't mean you should call her trailer or white trash, or attack her. She will have to pay the price for this, and the public scrutiny is the first part. Hopefully, Brazil's "drug and alcohol program" will work and help her.

-- Posted by homegirl1966 on Tue, Jan 25, 2011, at 7:09 PM

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