Wayne County Sheriff
The Wayne County Sheriff's office investigated a one-car accident approximately one mile north of Allerton. A 1999 Chevrolet Monte Carlo driven by Abbie Grace Abel, 19, of Weldon, was southbound on S26 when the vehicle crossed the centerline and went into the east ditch. The vehicle then went airborne and hit a field drive. Abel was transported by Wayne County ambulance to the Wayne County Hospital. Vehicle damage was estimated at $6,000. Assisting at the scene were Allerton First Responders and Allerton Fire Department.
The Wayne County Sheriff's office arrested Matthew Allen Sponsler, 30, of Allerton, following a traffic stop on S40 near Sewal. Sponsler was charged with driving while suspended, failure to show proof of insurance and failure to maintain registration. Sponsler appeared before the magistrate the next day and was released on his own recognizance.
Corydon Police arrested Billy Joe Abel, 48, of Corydon, on the charge of assault following an incident at a residence on West Jackson Street in Corydon. Abel appeared before the magistrate the next day and was released after posting bond.
Corydon Police arrested Dillon Edward Horton, 21, of Plano, on a charge of assault following an incident at a Corydon business. Horton was released later that day after being given a promise to appear and posting bond.
Corydon Police arrested Colton Hestness, 19, of Corydon, on the charge of fifth degree theft following an incident at a Corydon residence. Hestness appeared before the magistrate the next day, pleaded guilty to the charge, and was released.
Compiled by Michael Schaffer/Daily Iowegian