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The Indiana Daily Student

Crime & Courts


State trooper shot while halting robbery

Trooper Jarrod Lents, a nine-year veteran of the Indiana State Police, responded to the report of an armed robbery shortly after 1:35 p.m. June 17, when gunfire was exchanged. Lents was shot multiple times.

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Five dead animals found in vacant apartment

Management of The Stratum of Indiana apartment complex reported several deceased animals in a unit leased by a 20-year-old female who reportedly left Bloomington for China.

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Woman reports rape attempt at party

A 20-year-old woman reported a male acquaintance tried to rape her during a party Friday night, Bloomington Police Department Sgt. Dana Cole said.

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20-year-old woman reports gun threat

A 20-year-old woman reported she was grabbed around the waist by a male who said he had a gun, Bloomington Police Department Sgt. Dana Cole said.

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Police respond to Seminary Square melee

Two men were arrested after a Saturday brawl at Seminary Square involving rocks as weapons, Bloomington Police Department Sgt. Dana Cole said.

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Argument leads to attempted murder charge

Larry Gibson, 52, was arrested and preliminarily charged with attempted murder, criminal recklessness with a firearm and pointing a firearm after a dispute at his residence around 9:20 p.m. Thursday.

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Three arrested for TV theft


A complainant gave directions to officers on how to follow the suspects, which led them to identify the group at an apartment through a curtainless window, Crider said.

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Three suspects reportedly batter 19-year-old victim

After stepping off of a bus, a 19-year-old male victim was walking around the reported area when a 16-year-old male, who the victim said was an acquaintance, and two other unknown males reportedly began battering him.

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Birthday celebration leads to assault on Saturday

At approximately 5:30 p.m. Saturday, police responded to the 1600 block of North Willis Drive where a woman was allegedly damaging her brother’s pickup truck with a hammer, Bloomington Police Department Sgt. Ian Lovan said.

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Sexual assault reported at Motel 6

Patrons in the Motel 6 complex indicated an “extremely impaired” 37-year-old woman staying in a room. The motel manager went to the room to conduct a welfare check and confirmed the woman was intoxicated and nearly passed-out.