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UPDATE: Wanted Fugitive Caught

Friday, February 17, 2012

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Sankey Rust
Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton confirmed to The Brazil Times Friday morning that Sankey Rust, 32, Brazil, was captured late Thursday evening by law enforcement officials.

Heaton said he believed Rust was captured in the Terre Haute area.

Rust had been on the run for a few days.

He -- along with 17 others -- were indicted Tuesday on federal drug charges.

Rust had been considered armed and dangerous.

Throughout the course of the hunt, officials believed Rust was still in the Wabash Valley.

According to reports, Rust was arrested without incident late Thursday.


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Its about time Sproul gets whats coming. Maybe daddy cant get her out of this one..Good job to the FEDS for getting these scum bags off the streets.How many times do they have to be arrested before they are put away???

-- Posted by grannyof4 on Fri, Feb 17, 2012, at 11:27 AM

It always amazes me how many "familiar" names we see repeatedly arrested for drugs. I have to agree with GRANNYOF4 and ask our Prosecutor WHEN will we see these repeat offenders do some REAL PRISON TIME?

Do your job and stop cutting deals with these addicts!

-- Posted by Emmes on Fri, Feb 17, 2012, at 11:39 AM

I agree if you get are convicted of a crime then you do the time. However "grannyof4" who are you to call out 1 person our of this group and be her judge and jury? I just get sick of people calling out others. I hope you are leaving a squeekly clean life and never fall on some bad decisions or become addicted to something. It's obvious these people need help and if the best help is jail time then I am all for it.

-- Posted by isugraduate96 on Fri, Feb 17, 2012, at 12:17 PM

Yes I do lead a clean life and it's just not her but come on how many times does her and the rest of them have to be arrested before they are put away????.. The town of Brazil knows alot of these people to well. I give alot of credit to the FEDS for finally putting them where they belong. Off the streets and away from society. It's a known fact they are not going to work. I would rather put my hard earned tax money to pay for them being locked up then to have them on the streets giving our kids dope. I'm sure others would AGREE too !!!

-- Posted by grannyof4 on Fri, Feb 17, 2012, at 12:34 PM

i agree with the Sproul woman her daddy the well known Dr. himself always bails his little girl out of trouble but not this time hope she goes away for a long time.. There is a lot of people we can point fingers at all the people that was on front page has been in trouble more than once for the same thing, hopefully they just wont let them back out lets see them do some time this time, the dope game finally caught up with them and im sure its just not the feds that caught all these people im very sure that someone got busted and told on all these people.. good job to the c.i and the feds as well as the police department

-- Posted by crazygirl37 on Fri, Feb 17, 2012, at 1:20 PM

Wow! You people are being very judgemental to people who have not be convicted yet. It is no wonder the cops act like people are guilty until proven innocent because it appears that is what you people want. Did you know that in law, unless there is a victim, there is no crime? What crime have these people committed that is so serious that you want them put away? Mixing some chemicals together and selling them? Druggists do it every day. I guess you just don't like the fact that these people's product wasn't on the FDA approved list. But, the fact remains, who are the victims? Oh, I know, you'll say, "All the poor victims that bought their product and became addicted." Really? If I buy a hammer and hit myself in the head with it, can I file suit against Menards? Its a screwed up world and its mainly a screwed up world because you people don't know what freedom and liberty are about.

Did these people steal? ...assault? ...defraud? ...murder? If they did, stick it to them, HARD! But, mixing a few chemicals and selling it does not concern me. Stop meddling in peoples' lives. It will only get you a police state. Oh, sorry. We're already there.

-- Posted by ClayPrepper on Fri, Feb 17, 2012, at 1:47 PM

ClayPrepper: Wow. No, the victims are the people who are put at risk of harm when the chemicals they are mixing explode and those chemicals are spread into the air and the cleanup crews and task forces who are sent to clean up their messes. The victims are the children who have no choice but to grown up with parents who make these poor life choices and if jailed these children could possibly have to endure the confusion and emotional pain of being put in the "system" if they have no one better to care for them while the parents are serving their sentence. The victims are the taxpayers who have to pay for housing them in the jail because of their choices to break the law. No, the people buying the drugs are not victims, they are enablers. Just because YOU or I aren't the victims, doesn't mean there aren't any.

-- Posted by SMEEBS on Fri, Feb 17, 2012, at 4:39 PM

ClayPrepper: Just wondering are you and addict yourself? I am almost positive that the only ones who do NOT have a problem with what these people are doing are the ones who have an "issue" themself. VICTIMS...are the children who have witnessed this and the parents who try so hard to keep things together....and as a business operator ME...these people have been stealing from our communities..they are stealing batteries and cold packs and the list goes on and it makes my family victims because they are taking from my bottom line, my income to support my family ...what about the farmers who have to pay for the chemicals these idiots are stealing...the list of victims are endless...And as far as being judgemental their actions speak out loud and clear what kind of people they are and what this drug has helped them become and what little reguard they have for others around them. All because some chemists in a lab coat (in controlled lab mind you) decided to see what would happen if they mixed a few "little" chemicals together....wonder if they're happy with the outcome???

-- Posted by RazzlDazzl on Fri, Feb 17, 2012, at 6:08 PM

ClayPrepper: What a twisted way of thinking. If nobody has told you before, let me be the first. Go get help.

-- Posted by Oldtown on Fri, Feb 17, 2012, at 10:32 PM

ClayPrepper is literally too stupid to insult. I would bet she/he is an addict and is panicking because one of their suppliers are looking for alternative supply lines. They ask if these vermin stole, assaulted, defrauded or murdered, of course they have! Or will sooner or later! But let them continue to take their drugs and reaping the benefits--greasey, filthy hair--distorted lovely nasal passages--sores and pimples all over their faces--lovely tattoos--and of course, illegitimate mixed race babies (for us to support).

-- Posted by Zen on Mon, Feb 20, 2012, at 8:36 PM

Is "Druggists" a word?

-- Posted by WhateversClever on Tue, Feb 21, 2012, at 3:03 PM

@CLAYPREPPER - Passing judgment on people who haven't been "convicted" yet? I know of several of these druggies who've had prior convictions! Why do you think we're all so sick of them getting ANOTHER slap on the wrist only to go out and make/use METH time and time again??

"Oh, they need help", "the system has failed them" .. NO .. THEY have FAILED THEMSELVES. The first step to overcoming an addiction (as you probably know) is admitting you have one. Not going out and continuing to "play Roulette" with your life, your family's life, your children's lives and the lives of those who work .. yes, WORK hard at a REAL job, get a REAL education and live a REAL life that doesn't include breaking the law.

Sit down and shut the h*ll up. It's obvious, you don't know what (or who) you're talking about. If you want to live in a city that looks the other way (or legalizes drugs), MOVE!

-- Posted by Emmes on Fri, Feb 24, 2012, at 11:30 AM

Yes "WhateversClever", druggist is indeed a word.

-- Posted by Proud of My Country on Fri, Feb 24, 2012, at 4:02 PM

I am glad they were finally picked up. To Claypepper you pply know everyone of them and kno they have been doing this for years. I kno they have as well as half of Brazil. To the remark of MURDER did u see the newa where Sankey was caught with a gun and yes he would have used it if he knew the FEDS were outside of his motel room he has done it before. Im just glad they got him without a shoot out. These people were all ticking time bombs waiting to get caught. How many of the had a JOB????Well I do now we get to pay for their housing food medical bills. We pay $636 a month in insurance. I don't see them paying my bills.Yes it is ok to judge them,. They are all guilty. You and I plus the town of Brazil kno it. I say a BIG THANKS to all who got them off the streets. The victims are the children now to grow up without parents but just as well they will be better off without the drugs in their lives.

-- Posted by grannyof4 on Fri, Mar 2, 2012, at 12:27 PM


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