Bedford police officer arrested for official misconduct

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Jeremy R. Crane.

BEDFORD, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Detectives from the Indiana State Police Organized Crime and Corruption Unit reported they arrested Bedford police officer Jeremy R. Crane on Wednesday afternoon, following an investigation into official misconduct that allegedly occurred last Oct. 3 in Lawrence County. 

The investigation started when Bedford Chief of Police, Terry Moore, contacted the Indiana State Police after becoming suspicious about the collection of evidence during an investigation by Crane. Upon the conclusion of the investigation by Detective Craig Starr, all findings were turned over to a Special Prosecutor for review. As a result, Senior Prosecuting Attorney, David O. Thomas, filed the following two charges in Lawrence County Court:

  • Official Misconduct (False Reporting), level 6 felony
  • Official Misconduct (Obstruction of Justice), level 6 felony

Crane, 38, of Bedford, was taken into custody without incident and incarcerated in the Lawrence County Jail. 

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