CLARK COUNTY, Ind. (NEWS RELEASE) -- Two people, a husband and wife, are arrested after a theft investigation by the Indiana State Police.
The victim, a business owner, contacted the ISP on Sept. 10 and told police he employed David W. Haycraft, 48, and his wife Vanessa D. Haycraft, 50, both from Palmyra in Harrison County. During their alleged employment, the Haycraft’s had allegedly stolen a check from their employer and cashed it at the Sam’s Club in Clarksville, Ind. for more than $600.
ISP investigated the allegation and turned it in to the Clark County Prosecutor’s Office for arrest warrants. On Sept. 24, arrest warrants were issued out of the Clark County Circuit Court #4. David W. Haycraft was charged with forgery, C felony; check fraud, D felony; theft, D felony; fraud on a financial Institution, C Felony and False Informing, B Misdemeanor. Vanessa D. Haycraft was charged with Forgery, C Felony; Check Fraud, D Felony; Theft, D Felony; Fraud on a Financial Institution, C Felony and False Informing, B Misdemeanor.
In the evening hours of Sept. 24, troopers from the Indiana State Police Post at Sellersburg arrested David and Vanessa Haycraft as they were leaving their residence in Palmyra. They were both transported to and incarcerated at the Clark County Jail.
This investigation is continuing.