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Three arrested in connection to homicides

Thursday, April 14, 2011

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Michael Joyner
SPENCER -- A double homicide investigation in Owen County led to the arrest of three Terre Haute residents.

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Stefanie Smith
Indiana State Police Lead Detective Stacy Brown filed an affidavit for probable cause in the Owen County Circuit Court Wednesday, alleging that victims Randall W. Bohannon, 54, Bowling Green, and Brandon H. Hyde, 24, Terre Haute, were murdered at Bohannon's home March 3.

Michael D. Joyner, 20, Terre Haute, was arrested on preliminary charges of two counts of murder, one count of attempted robbery, one count of criminal confinement and one count of carrying a handgun without a license.

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Denee Olson
Stefanie Smith, 18, Terre Haute, was arrested on a preliminary charge of one count of assisting a criminal. In addition, Denee Olson, 23, Terre Haute, was arrested on a preliminary charge of criminal confinement.

All three were arrested Wednesday.

Indiana State Police began the investigation after being notified by an unidentified person who allegedly discovered the two victims at a home on State Road 46 in Owen County near Bowling Green.

The investigation received assist from the Terre Haute Police Department, U.S. Marshals Service and Owen County Sheriff's Department.

Officials with the Owen County Jail confirmed all three suspects are still being held in the facility. Joyner is being held without bond while Smith was being held on a $50,000 cash bond only and Olson was being held on a $20,000 cash bond only.


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Three kids, having absolutely no idea in the world what they were doing. Outrageous! Kids like this will be running our country in a generation or so. I pray to God He comes and gets us first!

They should be imprisoned the rest of their lives.

-- Posted by Dagnabbit on Thu, Apr 14, 2011, at 4:50 PM

Dagnabbit,

DON'T GROUP ALL YOUTH IN THE SAME CATEGORY AS THESE CRIMINALS. THERE ARE SOME AMAZING YOUNG PEOPLE IN THE WORLD. HOWEVER, JUST LIKE ADULTS, THERE ARE A FEW BAD APPLES!

-- Posted by Partrosie on Thu, Apr 14, 2011, at 6:28 PM

Dagnabbit comments like yours sound like your a bigot, If you dont like it here MOVE

-- Posted by brazil citizen on Thu, Apr 14, 2011, at 9:32 PM

Half the people who post on here put absolutely little thought behind what they are saying. So.....what you are saying (dagnabbit) is that nobody in your generation has murdered??? Seriously??? If your generation thinks in the same manner that you do we're all in trouble. God help us!!!!

-- Posted by always skeptical on Fri, Apr 15, 2011, at 2:45 AM

Ummm .. DAG said "kids LIKE this" not "all youth". I'm sure the point he was trying to get across was that we see far too many instances of this age group in the newspaper.

I don't get where he's a BIGOT, but maybe Webster's definition is different than yours.

As for reading between the lines .. don't. I've said it before - read a comment as it is written, don't ASSUME someone is saying what you WANT to hear.

No, I don't know DAGNABBIT. I do know how easy it is to make a mountain out of a molehill, though. I don't agree with everything DAG said, but the point was made.

-- Posted by Emmes on Fri, Apr 15, 2011, at 11:14 AM

Dagnabbit, you sound like an idiot!

-- Posted by MFurryasse on Sat, Apr 16, 2011, at 5:08 PM


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