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Georgetown Man Arrested at Jellystone Campground for Battery

May 31, 2017

mUGsHOT_Nicholas TharpDeputy Bragg with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to the Jellystone Yogi Bear Campground at 7719 Redwood Road Tuesday morning, May 30th at 6:40 for a battery and possible robbery.  The report indicated the suspect might still be in the campground.

While interviewing the victim who had substantial injuries to his face, he identified the suspect of the battery.  29 year old Nicholas T. Tharp of Georgetown, IN was located, taken into custody and lodged in the Marshall County Jail for Battery with Moderate Bodily Injury.  He was held in on a $1,500 cash bond.


Listeners and readers are reminded that charging information supported by an affidavit of probable cause is merely an allegation that a crime has been committed and that there is only probable cause to believe a crime has been committed. They are presumed innocent throughout the proceedings and are entitled to be represented by counsel and entitled to a trial by jury at which the State is obligated to provide proof beyond a reasonable doubt before a judgment of guilt may be made.