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Posted on: October 23, 2018

Missing Runaway Located

For Immediate Release                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Contact: Sgt. Matt Gard           

  October 23rd, 2018                                                                                                                                                                                                                      mjgard@lafayette.in.gov

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            (765) 807-1223


Missing Runaway Located


On September 19th, 2018 the Lafayette Police Department requested the public’s assistance with locating Joseph Phillips (17) who had been reported as a runaway.  Joseph was located and arrested in Carroll County on October 23rd, by the Carroll County Sheriff's Department. 


Sergeant Matt Gard

Community Outreach & Crime Prevention



The fact a person has been arrested or charged with a crime is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in a court of law. 

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