Richison Named as Special Prosecutor in Hodges Case

By Scott Sarvay

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    Whitley County Sheriff Mark Hodges caught up in alleged battery incident involving he and his estranged wife Laurell.

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July 25, 2011 Updated Jul 25, 2011 at 4:36 PM EST

WHITLEY COUNTY, Ind. (Indiana’s NewsCenter) - Huntington County Prosecutor Amy Richison has the job of deciding whether Whitley County Sheriff Mark Hodges should face criminal charges.

911 dispatchers were contacted Tuesday, July 19th about an alleged battery incident involving Hodges and his estranged wife Laurell.

The trouble erupted at the home of Hodges mother in South Whitley.

Both Hodges and his wife have made complaints against the other.

Richison say she expects to make a decision on whether charges are warranted before the end of the week.

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