Police Chief Steps Down After December Arrest

January 9, 2014
By
(Image: Dearborn County Sheriffs Office)

(Image: Dearborn County Sheriffs Office)

The Aurora Police Chief announced his resignation following his arrest last month. He will officially step down on Friday.

Bryan Fields, 42, was arrested after a domestic dispute inside of his home on Dec. 15. Police say he and his wife Holly, 42, were in a physical confrontation when they arrived. She was later transported to the Dearborn County Hospital.

The Aurora Board of Works voted to suspend him without pay days after the incident occurred.

“It has been a privilege to serve the city of Aurora for the past 16 years, and my decision to resign was not made lightly,” the former police chief wrote in his resignation letter.

He has been charged with one count of domestic battery and two counts of battery resulting in bodily injury, all class A misdemeanors.

Ripley County Prosecutor Richard Hertel has been specially assigned to handle the case. A pre-trial conference is Jan. 30 with a trial set to begin in early March.

 

Listen Live

Upcoming Events

Jun
1
Wed
11:00 am Golf Classic @ Otter Creek Golf Course, Columbuc, Ind
Golf Classic @ Otter Creek Golf Course, Columbuc, Ind
Jun 1 @ 11:00 am
DSI’s 31st Annual Golf Classic scramble will be held at Otter Creek Golf Course in Columbus, Indiana, Wednesday June 1st. All proceeds from the Classic will benefit children with disabilities. Registration cost is $130 per player and $520 for a foursome and includes: Green fees for 18 holes and cart Tee package gift Buffet lunch Course refreshments throughout the day Prizes for hole-in-one, closest to the pin, and top four teams 11:00 – 12:30 lunch 12:30 – Shotgun Start Prizes after play Visit dsiservices.org to register Information: akleinert@dsiservices.orgShare this:TweetEmailPrint
Jun
3
Fri
5:00 pm Family Fun Night @ Osgood Trails
Family Fun Night @ Osgood Trails
Jun 3 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Family Fun Night @ Osgood Trails
Share this:TweetEmailPrint
Jun
4
Sat
9:00 am Versailles Farmer’s Market @ Versailles Courthouse Square
Versailles Farmer’s Market @ Versailles Courthouse Square
Jun 4 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Versailles Farmer's Market @ Versailles Courthouse Square
Share this:TweetEmailPrint