On Friday January 27th at around 11 a.m. a Wabash County Deputy was on patrol and came across a Chevy passenger car in the ditch along N 900 Blvd. The deputy made contact with the driver, 31-year-old James A. Mahan, Mt. Carmel whom advised he had run off the road. Mahan volunteered he was going to jail because he didn’t have a license and he had a warrant. The deputy detained Mahan and confirmed he didn’t have a driver’s license and in fact had a Wabash County FTA warrant. Mahan’s car was towed and Mahan was taken to the Wabash County Jail where he later posted $200 cash bond.
On Saturday January 28th at 3:45 a.m. the Wabash County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reference a vehicle parked in the roadway. When the deputy arrived on scene, he found 23-year-old Samuel Ewald, passed out behind the wheel. The deputy eventually was able to turn the vehicle off and wake Mr. Ewald. A road side investigation resulted in Mr. Ewald being taken into custody and charged with driving under the influence. Ewald was transported to the Wabash County Jail where he was processed and released to another person.
Also On Saturday at around 6 p.m. the Wabash County Sheriff’s Office responded to 17229 Friendsville Ave. reference a domestic battery. Once the deputy arrived on scene 28-year-old Andrew Ross was taken into custody due to evidence on scene and witness statements. Ross was taken to the Wabash County Jail where he is being held on a $2000 cash bond.
On Sunday January 29th the Wabash County Sheriff’s Office responded to 5952 N. 1400 Blvd reference a possible domestic in progress. When the deputy arrived on scene it was determined that this was a verbal domestic and no one had been harmed. During the process of the domestic violence investigation, it was found that two household members had outstanding Wabash County FTA warrants. 24-year-old John A. Slunder and 63-year-old Angela M. Story were taken into custody and transported to the Wabash County Jail. Both Story and Slunder posted $200 cash and were released.