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Two Morocco Brothers Arrested on Battery and Strangulation Charges

24 Oct

Newton County-Two brothers from Morocco were arrested this morning at their residences and charged with Battery and Strangulation.Preliminary investigation by Indiana State Police Detective Chris Campione revealed that an investigation was begun yesterday, Wednesday, October 23, 2013, into thefts involving two residences in Morocco. The thefts occurred sometime between November 2012 and March 2013 when both brothers who are co-owners of a construction company were working on the two residences in Morocco. During the course of the theft investigation a battery and strangulation was uncovered that had occurred on Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 at a residence on State Street in Morocco that involved a dispute over money between family members. A search warrant was issued by the Newton County Prosecutor’s office and served today at the residences of Richard F. Dick, 36 of 414 S. Clay Street, Morocco and Jody L. Dick, 37 of 206 S. Clay Street, Morocco. Items related to the theft were located at the residences. Richard and Jody were both taken into custody at their residences without incident.Arrested:
each charged with :
1 count of Battery, Class A Misdemeanor
1 count of Strangulation, Class D Felony

Charges are pending for the thefts.

Jody and Richard were taken to Newton County Jail.