Another individual has been accused, former sheriff’s daughter


From Indiana State Police

Former Clark County Sheriff Arrested
on 15 Felony Charges
***SECOND UPDATE***

(Clark County, IN)-As a result of this ongoing criminal investigation by the Indiana State Police Field Investigations, Detectives provided updated information and evidence to Special Prosecutor Richard J. Hertel, who filed for nine (9) felony charges against Kasey Noel, daughter of Jamey Noel.

Last week Kasey Noel was taken into custody without incident at the Clark County Courthouse.  Per order of the court, she was booked into the Clark County Detention Center before being transported to the Scott County Detention Center for incarceration.  

Kasey Noel is being charged with the following:

  • Five (5) Counts of Theft, Level 6 Felonies
  • Four (4) Counts of Tax Evasion, Level 6 Felonies

She is going to be held without bond until her initial court appearance on Monday, March 11, 2024 at 10:30 a.m.

All criminal defendants are to be presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

There is no further information available at this time for public release.

The previous two press releases are below.

Former Clark County Sheriff Arrested
on 15 Felony Charges 
***UPDATE***

(Clark County, IN)-As a result of this ongoing criminal investigation by the Indiana State Police Field Investigations, Detectives provided updated information and evidence to Special Prosecutor Richard J. Hertel, who filed for additional criminal charges against Jamey Noel, and for criminal charges against his wife, Misty Noel.

This morning, both Jamey and Misty Noel appeared in the Clark County Circuit Court with their family and legal representation.  After being presented with the criminal charges, Misty Noel turned herself into the custody of the Clark County Detention Center where she was booked in before being transported to the Scott County Detention Center for incarceration.  She is going to be held without bond until her initial court appearance on Monday, February 5, 2024.

Misty Noel is being charged with the following:

  • Five (5) counts of Theft (over $50,000), Level 5 Felonies
  • Five (5) counts of Tax Evasion, Level 6 Felonies

In addition to the original 15 criminal charges levied against Jamey Noel back on November 8, 2023, he is additionally being charged with the following:

  • Five (5) counts of Theft (over $50,000), Level 5 Felonies
  • Five (5) counts of Tax Evasion, Level 6 Felonies

He remains out on bond.

At this time, there is no further information available for public release.

All criminal defendants are to be presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

The original press release is below.

Former Clark County Sheriff Arrested on 15 Felony Charges

(Clark County, IN)-The Indiana State Police Special Investigation Division has arrested 52-year-old Jamey Noel, the former Clark County Sheriff, and current Utica Volunteer Fire Fighters Association Chief on 15 felony charges following a nearly five-month long investigation.

Detectives began their extensive investigation on June 13, 2023 after receiving several criminal allegations of official misconduct from the current Clark County Sheriff, who, along with his personnel have been cooperative throughout this investigation.

Ripley County Prosecutor Richard J. Hertel was assigned as the Special Prosecutor in this case on July 27th by Special Judge Larry Medlock and was recently presented the case for review.  As a result, the following criminal charges have been levied against Noel:

  • One (1) count of Corrupt Business Influence, Level 5 Felony
  • Two (2) counts of Theft, Level 5 Felony
  • Three (3) counts of Theft, Level 6 Felony
  • Four (4) counts of Ghost Employment, Level 6 Felony
  • Four (4) counts of Official Misconduct, Level 6 Felony
  • One (1) count of Obstruction of Justice, Level 6 Felony

Noel was taken into custody late Wednesday afternoon, November 8, 2023 without incident and with his attorney present. He was booked into the Clark County Detention Center before being transferred to and incarcerated in the Scott County Detention Center without bond. 

His initial appearance was early this afternoon, November 9th in the Clark Circuit Court No. 1, and a cash bond of $75,000 was set.

This investigation is still ongoing and no further information will be released at this time.

All criminal defendants are to be presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

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