Crime Watch 8

Deputies searching for rape suspect in Monroe County

MONROE COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) — The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help identifying a rape suspect.

Deputies say a person was sexually assaulted in the early morning hours of Aug. 20 near Tapp Road and Rayle Place.

The victim’s car had stalled in that area and the suspect pulled up to “assist” the victim before assaulting the victim in his car.

Deputies describe the suspect as 5’5″ to 5’10” with a thin build. He has blonde, light brown or gray hair that is shoulder length on the sides and back but is thinning or bald on top.

He was driving a light blue car. The victim said the suspect had alcohol on his breath.

If you have information on the case, please call (812) 349-2861 or email

The Detective Division is seeking assistance in identifying a suspect in a rape investigation. The sexual assault…

Posted by Monroe County Sheriff's Department on Wednesday, August 21, 2019


Colder and quiet rest of the week

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A good 20° swing Wednesday morning with temperatures in the lower to mid 20s this morning with feel-like temperatures in the teens. it will be a clear start then brighter heading through the rest of the morning and the afternoon! Sunshine won’t help us out too much in terms of temperatures today. Daytime highs should warm to the upper 30s. Wednesday night will be a cold one with lows in the lower 20s with a partly cloudy sky.

Thursday will be another cold one with highs struggling to reach 30°. It’ll still be a bright one with a mostly to partly sunny sky. A slow warming trend will start Friday with highs warming to the upper 30s with a mixture of sun and clouds.

This weekend will be split with a chance of showers arriving late in the day Sunday. Highs will continue to warm to the mid-40s Saturday with a partly sunny sky. Clouds return Sunday with showers later in the evening and overnight. Rain will continue through Monday. Tuesday looks to be a dry day for now then showers should return by midweek with highs in the mid 40s.