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Updated: March 14, 2013 3:58PM
Man charged with home arson
A Midtown man seen running from a neighbor’s burning home has been charged with four counts of arson.
Daniel G. Golden, 42, of 2649 Broadway, is wanted on an arrest warrant issued Thursday.
A man who lives in the 2600 block of Massachusetts Street said he was home on Feb. 12 when he saw flames on his back porch and saw Golden nearby. Golden lives across the alley from the victim, the probable cause affidavit states.
The victim told Sgt. Mark Salazar that Golden had previously threatened him.
Gary Fire Department investigators found evidence that an accelerate was used to ignite the blaze.
Golden will be held on $40,000 bond when he is arrested.
Aetna ex-con wanted for battery
An Aetna man released from federal prison two years ago is wanted on felony charges of aggravated battery, criminal confinement and battery.
Jarrod R. Reddix, 30, of 1055 Decatur St., is accused of assaulting a woman who lives on his block Jan. 22.
The victim told Detective Cpl. Shauna Poirier-Peter she was at home talking on her phone about 10 p.m. when Reddix grabbed her shirt and wouldn’t let her go.
She broke away and ran, but he held her hair and “began slamming her head multiple times into the concrete porch,” the probable cause affidavit states.
The victim needed 13 stitches to her head, suffered broken bones around both eyes and multiple facial injuries. She needed surgery to reconstruct her eye and nose area, court records state.
Reddix will be held on $80,000 bond when he is arrested. He was sentenced in 2007 for conspiracy to commit bank robbery.
Man charged with October burglary
Felony charges were filed Monday in a burglary that occurred Oct. 10 in Glen Park.
A witness alerted the victim that she saw a man leaving his apartment in the 100 block of W. 36th Avenue with a television and other items.
The witness identified the suspect as Lonnie L. Williams, 24, of Hammond. He is charged with burglary and theft.
Man had cocaine near school
Lake Superior Court Judge Clarence Murray sentenced a 25-year-old Gary man to six years in prison for possession of a controlled substance and a probation revocation.
Anthony Darnell Green admitted he had cocaine in his possession on Sept. 10 while he was within 1,000 feet of Washington Park at 11th Avenue and Washington Street in Gary. In addition tot he three clear plastic baggies containing crack cocaine, police found 15 baggies under his tongue.
Green was on probation for possession of cocaine at the time of his arrest.
Murray imposed three years on each case and noted that Green had gotten a break when he was sentenced a year ago to probation. “I have no reason to believe you’ve learned your lesson,” Murray said.