Worthington man in jail after allegedly stealing and crashing a 2019 truck in late night joy ride

Worthington man in jail after allegedly stealing and crashing a 2019 truck in late night joy ride

A Worthington man who just got out of jail less than a month ago, earned a trip back last Thursday. He’s accused of entering a couple’s home taking cash and keys to a truck then taking the truck for a joy ride, mowing down a couple of Main Street trees on the way, leaving ruts and tire marks behind and hitting a parked vehicle before crashing the truck in a field off Terre Haute Road.

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Case dismissed: Two Worthington men accused of burglary are off the hook

Case dismissed: Two Worthington men accused of burglary are off the hook

Two Worthington men, accused of breaking into a home in July and drinking the alleged victim’s beer, were arrested then charged with felonies. But as the cases inched closer to conclusions, the alleged victim waffled on the story and balked at pressing charges. This week, Greene County Prosecutor Jarrod Holtsclaw made the decision to completely dismiss both cases.

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WPD had two suspects in custody by midnight after Worthington burglary was reported at 8 p.m. Friday

WPD had two suspects in custody by midnight after Worthington burglary was reported at 8 p.m. Friday

Two Worthington men, suspected of burglarizing a home in Worthington Friday evening, were in jail around midnight. Dispatched around 8 p.m., a WPD officer said a witness identified one suspect and the officer identified the other by a witness description of the suspect’s haircut.

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