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June 26, 2013

Local Briefs: June 27

Alex meeting Monday

ALEXANDRIA -- The Alexander Bright Post 87 will hold its regular monthly meeting on Monday at 7 p.m. at the Alexandria Service Club, 204 E. Berry St., Alexandria.

A meal will be served at 6 p.m. Your reservation for the meal should be made by calling Norm Parr, Post Adjutant by June 30, at 724-3472.

Blood drive July 20

PENDLETON -- The Indiana Regional Blood Center Mobile will be at the Pound the Pavement 5K/Run/Health Fair on Saturday, July 20, from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m.

The Blood Mobile will be parked at Falls Park, Pendleton, at the circle by the Community Building.

For more information call Jamie at (317) 289-2150 or Jan at (317) 513-5551.

Cousins of dead girl face charges

MUNCIE — The investigation into the death of a 5-year-old Muncie girl has taken a new turn with charges filed against her two cousins, an 11-year-old girl and a 14-year-old boy.

The Star Press reported Wednesday the two face juvenile charges of aggravated battery in the death Saturday of the girl identified by authorities only by the initials M.P.

The juveniles have told police that some of the assaults were ordered by their older sister, Charlene Tabb, who with her husband, Marcus, faces a preliminary charge of neglect of a dependent causing death.

Suspect charged with 7 attempted murders

SELLERSBURG — The Sellersburg man who was the subject of a nearly 10-hour standoff with police Monday was charged in a Clark County court Wednesday morning.

Joshua L. Priddy, 31, was charged with seven counts of class A felony attempted murder; class C felony criminal recklessness; and the class D felonies of killing a law enforcement animal, three counts of pointing a firearm, four counts of residential entry, attempted residential entry and resisting law enforcement.

During the initial hearing, presiding Judge Daniel Moore entered a not guilty plea on Priddy’s behalf and set his bond at $500,000 cash-only. Priddy was determined during the hearing to be indigent, and the state will appoint a public defender for future hearings and a possible trial.

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