|Marion County Prosecutor|
You can read the report for yourself online by following this link.
The digest, however, shows an impressive record for Curry, his office, and his staff of deputy prosecutors.
- The county’s first case on the sale of "spice" and other synthetic drugs was filed in October, charging smoke shop owner Christopher Tiplick with 18 felonies for allegedly selling synthetic drugs.
- Metal theft was addressed in a new way by coupling the traditional charges of theft and burglary with racketeering and income tax charges, a first in Marion County for this type of criminal activity.
- Three one-day landlord trainings were held to assist landlords in keeping their rental properties free from criminal activity.
- Twenty-six burglary prevention forums were held to educate citizens with strategies to protect their property.
- $106.3 million in child support was collected for Marion County families.
- More than 300 cases for illegal gun possession were filed.
Beyond all of this, Curry has had several high profile cases to oversee including the Richmond Hills explosion and the continuing saga of officer David Bisard. Curry, unlike his predecessor, is more comfortable working than he is chasing down microphones or hosting radio programs on WIBC.
I think it's safe to say that he will have broad bipartisan support when he stands for reelection in 2014. Curry will be my guest on Monday night at 9 p.m. on the JohnnyStir Show over on www.indianatalks.com.