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Mt. Vernon Man Arrested after Battering Passenger in a Vehicle Stopped by ISP

Mt. Vernon Man Arrested after Battering Passenger in a Vehicle Stopped by ISP

Bill Stephens

February 29th, 2016

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INDIANA STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE

Posey County – Saturday at approximately 10:20 p.m., Indiana State Police report a trooper stopped a vehicle for speeding on Main Street near 10th Street driven by 26 year old Jennifer Hanmore, of Mt. Vernon. ice say when she pulled into the parking lot of Lamplight Manor Apartments on Main Street, 39 year old Keith Nunnally, who lives nearby, ran over to Hanmore’s vehicle and confronted a 17 year old  male passenger by pulling him out of the vehicle. The two men were separated by the state trooper.

According to state police, the trooper discovered Nunnally and Hanmore have children together and their two-year-old twin girls were left unattended in Nunnally’s nearby apartment. Nunnally was told to go back to the apartment and officers would continue their investigation there while the state trooper continued to determine if Hanmore was intoxicated.

When another troopers arrived and entered Nunnally’s apartment to investigate the battery complaint, state police say the trooper detected an odor of marijuana and observed drug paraphernalia and marijuana in plain view. Authorities indicate Nunnally attempted to destroy the items, but the trooper was able to handcuff Nunnally who was then arrested.

Police say the twins were released to their grandmother and the 17 year old male was released to a relative.

ISP also determined that Hanmore had a blood alcohol content of .16%.

Hanmore and Nunnally were both lodged in the Posey County Jail. Hanmore is charged for Driving While Intoxicated with a passenger less than 18 years of age, Class 6 Felony. Nunnally is charged for Obstruction of Justice, Resisting Law Enforcement, Possession of Paraphernalia, Possession of Marijuana and Battery.

Jennifer HanmoreKeith Nunnally

(Source: Indiana State Police)

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