Sex crimes

Teen Sexting on the Rise

2018-01-23T23:13:11+00:00November 30th, 2017|

HANCOCK COUNTY, Ind. – Authorities in Hancock County are seeing a spike in sexting cases amongst teens. “A lot of times you put something out there on the internet and it does not generally disappear and could be out there for a very long time,” said Hancock County Prosecutor Brent Eaton. It is not a [...]

Prosecutor lectures students on dangers of sexting

2017-12-30T22:49:26+00:00October 11th, 2017|

GREENFIELD, Ind. (WISH) — Hancock County schools are teaching kids about the potential legal consequences of sexting. And the county prosecutor is delivering the message. Prosecutor Brent Eaton is giving presentations on the topic at local schools. He said he wanted to educate students on the topic after an investigation that started last spring. Detectives [...]

Indiana prosecutor ‘troubled’ over lack of rape convictions

2017-12-30T23:25:51+00:00June 29th, 2015|

GREENFIELD, Ind. (June 29, 2015) -- A startling statistic is leading a central Indiana prosecutor to ask for more help to prosecute crimes against women. According to Hancock County Prosecutor Brent Eaton, there hasn't been a rape conviction in the entire county for nearly a decade. “I think the last rape conviction we found a [...]