MUNCIE, Ind. - Attorneys for a central Indiana county treasurer want charges that he mishandling public money dismissed, arguing that other officials who've done the same thing haven't been prosecuted.
Delaware County Treasurer John Dorer was charged in April with 47 counts, 44 of which involve failing to deposit public money within 24 hours as required by state law.
His attorneys have asked special Judge Dennis Carroll of Madison County to throw out the charges. Their court filing says state audits have found the Delaware County sheriff and officials in each neighboring county haven't met the deposit deadline but not faced criminal charges.
Deputy county prosecutor Eric Hoffman tells The Star Press (http://tspne.ws/1jxk0ag ) that prosecutors will contest the defense assertions.
Sun King to sell cans in grocery stores Monday
Beginning Monday, you can buy two of Indianapolis' finest beers in cans through your local grocery store.
Sct. T'Storms Monday. Less Humid Tuesday!
T'Storms develop tonight. Humidity drops Tuesday!
Kyle Busch dominates the Brickyard 400
Kyle Busch had the lead almost the entire race, hanging on for his second straight win at the Brickyard 400.
'Clear the Shelters' leads to 600+ adoptions
Shelters around central Indiana adopted out more than 600 animals as part of their "Clear the Shelters" event Saturday.
Pedestrian struck on the city's west side
A man is in critical condition after a crash on the city's west side.