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Sheriff: Man spits cocaine at jail officials while being processed

LEBANON, Ind. (WISH) — Three employees at the Boone County Jail had to be seen by medical personnel after a man spit cocaine in their faces.

The Boone County Sheriff’s Office said 34-year-old Kevin Lampley of Indianapolis was being processed into the jail after being arrested for driving while suspended with a prior conviction.

Jail officials said officers observed something in his pants. Lampley then pulled two clear baggies with a white, powdery substance out and put them in his mouth.

When officers tried to detain him, he spit it into into their faces.

The substance was tested and was revealed to be cocaine.

Lampley and the three jail employees were taken to a medical facility to be checked out.

A mugshot for Lampley has not been made available.


Police seek help to find missing 30-year-old woman

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Police are seeking help to find a missing 30-year-old woman who has a traumatic brain injury.

Eleanor Cole has been missing since Monday. Without a coat, she walked from her home in the 5700 block of East 32nd Street. That’s on the east side south of Massachusetts Avenue between North Ritter Avenue and North Arlington Avenue.

She may not know where she is. She has short-term memory loss and impulse control issues due to the injury, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said in an alert.

Cole was described as 5-feet-2 and 170 pounds with brown hair and green eyes.

Police said anyone who encounters Cole should check her welfare and call the IMPD missing persons unit at 317-327-6160 or IMPD dispatch at 317-327-3811.